GIF file format has been around for quite some time but I never thought that I would see a day when GIFs would become so epic that a term would be invented to describe the phenomenon.
What is a Cinemagraph?
Cinemagraphs are partially animated photographs in which a subtle movement action occurs. The effect is produced by taking a series of continuous shot photographs or a video recording and compositing the frames into an animated GIF file. New York photographer Jamie Beck coined the term “Cinemagraph” and re-invented GIFs in the process. That got the ball rolling and since then many creative nerds have showcased their skills.
Here are 10 Cinemagraphs worth
looking staring at: