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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Continuous or kinetoscopic photography; the photographing of successive phases of a scene, movement, etc., at such short intervals that the whole is reproduced with apparent continuity.

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  • noun An antique photographic technique from the Victorian era which captures movement in several frames of print.


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chrono- +‎ photography


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  • His attempts at capturing movement are exhibited alongside the developing mediums of the era, including early film by the Lumière brothers and Eadweard Muybridge's chronophotography.

    This week's new exhibitions 2011

  • There is some fascinating, well-observed material on microcinematography, electric cinematography and chronophotography, with information (and fine illustrations) gleaned from experimenters such as Percy Smith, Jean Comandon, E.J. Marey and Lucien Bull.

    The Bioscope 2009

  • Travel photographs by Francis Frith and Maxime du Camp and chronophotography by Eadweard Muybridge also occupy a prominent place in the FOTOGRAFIS collection.

    Art Knowledge News 2009

  • Travel photographs by Francis Frith and Maxime du Camp and the chronophotography of Eadweard Muybridge have a prominent place in FOTOGRAFIS.

    Art Knowledge News 2008

  • Marey distinguished between two categories of chronophotography: that incorporating multiple images on moving or revolving plates (more akin to Muybridge and sequential cinematic imagery) and that in which, on a stationary plate, succeeding images were registered and often superimposed according to the speed and spread of movement through the field of vision.

    Marey and Chronophotography Aaron Scharf 1


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