Cinemagraphs: Almost like animated GIFs but a little different

If you haven’t seen them you should. They are called Cinemagraphs. They are almost like animated GIFs, well they are GIFs but in normal animated GIFs you have  a series of photos. These are made form video files. The main difference is that usually in animated GIFs the entire photos or objects move. Well in Cinemagraphs only certain parts of the image moves while the background is still.

Here are some examples: (Click To View)















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WIth a Microsoft program these are really easy to make. I’m not going to go through all the steps necessary to make them, because I find it easier to watch the video below. You could watch the whole thing just because its a good show or just skip to 20:47.