History Of Inventor Britisher Eadweard Muybridge Essay

1277 Words Apr 19th, 2016 6 Pages
Eric Hagadorn
Dr. Ruth Martin
U.S. History and Literature

Inventor Britisher Eadweard Muybridge, an early photographer, was famous for his photographic studies of animals and people at the end of the 19th century. In June, 1878, he successfully conducted an experiment in California using a multiple series of cameras to record the horse galloping. The Horse in Motion was the first motion picture, using only 12 frames.

Muybridge 's pictures, published widely in the late 1800s, were often cut into strips and used in a Praxinoscope, invented by Charles Emile Reynaud in 1877. The Praxinoscope was the first projector that could put a series of images onto a screen. Muybridge 's stop-action series of photographs helped lead to his own 1879 invention of the Zoopraxiscope. a motion-picture projector machine that also recreated movement by projecting images displayed onto a screen from photos printed on a rotating glass disc.

Motion pictures, could only be created after the development of film, which could record split-second pictures. Some of the first experiments were done by innovator Etienne-Jules Marey in the 1880s. He was also studying, experimenting, and recording animals in motion using photographs In 1882, Marey, often claimed to be the "inventor of cinema," when he created a camera made to look like a gun. This camera was capable of taking pictures at 12 frames per second of moving animals or humans, this style of filming was called chronophotography,…

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