Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge is most famous for capturing the horse in motion, proving that the horse would release all four hooves from the ground while running:


This is trivialization of his contributions to photography and art. Some interesting facts about Eadweard are:

  • He was on trial for the murder of his wife’s lover.
  • He is regarded as the inventor of motion pictures
  • He only invented the xenograft and high speed photograph in order to win a bet over how many legs were lifted off the ground at a time while a horse runs.
  • He changed his name at the age of 20 from Muggeridge to Muybridge.
Eadweard Muybridge

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