Animations tell the life story of pioneers of photography

6/12/2016 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

Created for SFMoMA for their Photographic Interpretive Center. This animation tells the life story of the first photographs ever made and the forgotten innovations of William Henry Fox Talbot.

Peaks and Perils: The Life of Photographer Carlton Watkins

This animation tells the life story of pioneering mammoth plate photographer Carlton Watkins.

Slices of Time: Eadweard Muybridge’s Cinematic Legacy

Other great photographer, important for his pioneering work in motion-picture projection.

The Horse in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge. Noted photographer, Eadweard Muybridge was hired, in 1872, by Leland Stanford a railroad baron and future university founder, to find out if there was moment mid-stride where horses had all hooves off the ground. It took several years but Muybridge delivered having captured a horse, named "Sallie Gardner," owned by Stanford; running at a 1:40 gait over the Palo Alto track, on 19th June 1878.Muybridge used a dozen cameras all triggered one after another with a set of strings. - Wikipedia-

Text, images and video via Drew Christie

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