- NAME: Eadweard Muybridge
- OCCUPATION: Photographer, Filmmaker, Inventor
- BIRTH DATE: April 09, 1830
- DEATH DATE: May 08, 1904
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
- PLACE OF DEATH: Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
- Full Name: Eadweard Muybridge
- Originally: Edward James Muggeridge
- Full Name: Eadweard James Muybridge
- AKA: Helios
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Eadweard Muybridge's photography of moving animals captured movement in a way that had never been done before. His work was used by both scientists and artists.
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The jury didn't buy the insanity defense, but acquitted Muybridge on the grounds of "justifiable homicide."
Muybridge died on May 8, 1904 at his birthplace. His contributions to art and photography spurred the works of other inventors, including Thomas Edison and Etienne-Jules Marey. Muybridge's innovative camera techniques enabled people to see things otherwise too fast to comprehend,
and his sequence images continue to inspire artists from other disciplines to this day.
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