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Animal Photography

In its comparatively short history, the photographic lens has turned onto nearly every possible subject, including animals. The long exposure time of most 19th-century photographic methods did not allow for the unpredictable motion of animals. Edweard Muybridge was the first to document animals in motion, capturing horses in full gallop to study their patterns of movement.

This important milestone formed the basis of the motion picture, which changed the course of visual arts in the 20th century. Publications such as National Geographic magazine supported photographers as they ventured to document species at the far reaches of the globe. Founded in 1888, the journal began with images taken with glass plate negatives, and continues to push the limits of nature and animal photography... Read more

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March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
50997 Köln , Germany

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Pelican Photograph Signed by Artist Approx. 20

March 17, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Greenville, OH, USA

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MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE | Great Migration: Emigrant trains of Sikhs

March 19, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

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Cabinet card of a champion cock fighting rooster

March 20, 2018, 7:00 PM EST
Boston, MA, USA

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