Google doodle is celebrating 182nd birthday of famous photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge by hitting up his one of best-known projects, “Sallie Gardner at a Gallop” and horses galloping as ‘The Horse in Motion’ frame as Google’s homepage logo.
While user hit the cursor on logo, the browser starts moving at a highly speed that seems that horses motion is going very rapidly as off the ground when the legs were at full.
This horse motion display had demonstrated more than 130 years ago by Muybridge.
Eadweard J. Muybridge, an English photographer was born in April 9, 1830, spent a large portion of his life in the United States. For his successful career he went San Francisco and started his first job as a publisher’s agent and bookseller.
However due to having bad incident, he was return to England; there he worked to capture animal movement, in which he used multiple cameras.
Muybridge was invented the zoopraxiscope, the stop-motion projection display device that used by him to videography to prove all four of a horses’ hoofs leave the ground while they’re running, answering same question asked by the former Governor of California, Leland Stanford.
Not only horse movements, famouse photographer’s motion display technology were used for entertainment, such as stop-motion footage of dancing, that still using by the film industry.
Muybridge was come back in 1866, in San Francisco, took beautiful shots of Yosemite Park, a highly appreciated photo.
Tailor of 3D photography and 3D imaging ended time was very tragic spent with guilty of “justifiable homicide” after shooting his wife’s lover Major Harry Larkyns in 1874.
Muybridge passed away on May 8, 1904, in Kingston.