Animals in Motion
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Animals in Motion

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Definitive selection of 3,919 photographs, plus author's observations on animals' movements. Incredible true-action shots cover 34 different animals and birds in 132 characteristic motions. Horses, goats, cats, gnus, eagles, gazelles, sloths, camels, many others shown walking, running, flying, leaping, more.
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published June 1st 1957 by Dover Publications
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This belongs on the bookshelf of any artist who often finds themself drawing animals and is also recommended to any photography enthusiast or animal-lover.

I believe Muybridge was the one to prove once and for all that when a horse is in full gallop, there is a point in the gait when all four feet are airborne. This has always fascinated me, and photographic evidence of the flying moment is displayed in this text.
a great resource! I've used it to add horses and deer and kitty cats to a variety of work.
Mikael Lind
Beautiful and useful. A great resource whether you're into drawing or animation!
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Eadweard James Muybridge (/ˌɛdwərd ˈmaɪbrɪdʒ/; 9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904, birth name Edward James Muggeridge) was an English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion, and early work in motion-picture projection. He adopted the name Eadweard Muybridge, believing it to be the original Anglo-Saxon form of his name.

He emigrated to the United States as a young ma...more
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