Pioneering stop-motion photographer who was simply also known for his landscaping photography. He obtained international popularity for his photos of Yosemite Valley from 1868. He proved helpful being a bookseller after immigrating to america. He was significantly injured within an 1860 stagecoach incident and used picture taking during his amount of recovery. He made a thirteen-part, stop-motion panorama of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA as something special to Leland Stanford. He was of incomplete Dutch ancestry. He wiped out his wife’s fan in 1874, but was acquitted with a jury. He was employed by Leland Stanford to compile end- motion photos of the galloping horse.