8. Eadweard Muybridge

Date: April 9, 2012

While Google's doodle for Muybridge's 182nd birthday is not so exciting at rest, when the graphic was clicked, the horses galloped into motion. A British photographer, Muybridge combined his still images to make sophisticated flipbooks that were essentially the first moving pictures. This Google doodle mimics his work Sallie Gardner at a Gallop.

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