His studies of animals in motion drove him to experiment with photography, and he common a digicam that would take 12 photos per second of a transferring object. The method, known as chronophotography, together with Muybridge’s work, have been the founding ideas for movement picture cameras and projectors. In October 19, 1878,Scientific Americanpublished a series of images depicting a horse in full gallop, together with instructions to view them by way of the zoetrope. The photos have been taken by an English photographer, Eadweard Muybridge, to settle a guess between California businessman Leland Stanford and his colleagues.
Sign up now to find out about This Day in History straight from your inbox. In addition to the Cinematographe, the Lumieres also developed the first sensible colour photography process, the Autochrome plate, which debuted in 1907.
Finally, in 1877, he arrange a battery of 12 cameras alongside a Sacramento racecourse with wires … Read MoreRead More