Moments Captured

’63. The Overlook Press, 2012. Paperback available via Duckworth Press. A novel based loosely on the work and life of the pioneering 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge, tracing the camera’s development from total immobility to Muybridge’s invention of the world’s first motion picture projector in 1879. Seidman features the photographer’s work with Leland Standford and the ingenious technical breakthroughs that allow photographers to capture motion.