Tag: Anna Atkins

Stills of Eadweard Muybridge's 'Horse in Motion'

Time-lapse as part art, part science

The origins of both photography & time-lapse photography are rooted in its function as a scientific tool. Over the years, this function has shifted towards more creative motivations. Time-lapse, therefore, is a product of both science & art.

A gold antique miniature statue of a man taking a photograph with a vintage camera

Evolution of photography – pioneers of the medium

Barely two centuries old, the rapid evolution of photography is a result of the creative endeavours of certain pioneering individuals. An artist, scientist, and the father of Victorian photography, we trace the defining contributions of three important figures in this field.