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2016—A Muybridge Moment

My panning practice Sunday resulted in what my nephew calls a “Muybridge” moment. He pointed out that the formation of greater white-fronted geese in yesterday’s blog post displayed just about every wing position that they have.   Eadweard Muybridge was a 19th century photographer whose pioneering work showing motion in humans and animals in a succession of photographs,  lead to the creation of motion picture projection.   A little Photoshop magic (my nephew Michael is an accomplished Photoshop user and a student of fine art) shows an edited photograph  with an orderly progression of wing positions.

white-fronted.geese

2 responses

  1. Susan

    Oh my! How cool is this!!!!!

    January 5, 2016 at 7:35 am

  2. bruce

    Cool reference & concept. Works very well..

    January 5, 2016 at 8:04 am

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