Man Who Stopped Time by Brian Clegg
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Man Who Stopped Time
By Brian Clegg

Man Who Stopped Time

Eadweard Muybridge - Pioneer Photographer, Father of the Motion Picture, Murderer

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Man Who Stopped Time by Brian Clegg

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This book tells the vivid story of the pioneer of photography, Eadweard Muybridge. His extraordinary personal story has all the ingredients of drama. He was born in the English suburbs, and set out to seek adventure and fortune in the American Wild West. While visiting Europe his coach overturned, and he was treated for a fractured skull. It was at this time that photography grew. Muybridge became a pioneering innovator, who not only invented new methods of photography, but devised 'a flying studio' which enabled him to dvelop his pictures in the field. He was betrayed by his wife, and risked everything by killing her lover. Muybridge's work is iconic, the picture of the moving horse, which proved how it lifted its four feet off the ground simultaneously, known throughout the world. His distinctive stop-motion pictures of men, women, boxers, wrestlers, racehorses, elephants and camels frozen in time, captured in the act of moving, fighting, galloping, living, have become some of the most famous images in the history of photography and science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750948623
ISBN-10: 0750948620
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian Clegg

Brian Clegg is the author of, among other books. A Brief History of Infifnity. he runs courses on the development of new ideas and products. and the creative solution of business problems. Brian also writes regular columns, features and reviews for numerous magazines, including 'BBC History', 'Good Housekeeping' and 'House beautiful'. he lives in a Wiltshire village with his wife and twin children.

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