Saturday, July 02, 2011

Trendy: Cinemagraphs - Bring back the gifs

+ Maybe it's just me that is noticing more posts and tweets around cinemagraphs, but they are pretty cool and beautiful (in a lot of instances). Cinemagraphs are gif files made from videos, that look like static images with subtle animation.
Here are a few for inspiration:
I am not an artist
from me to you
Mr Whaite's animated posters
freeman's sporting gifs
Of course there's a flickr group

Here's a tutorial to make your own.

I'm curious to see if we see a trend in advertising using this technique to do cool things with Flash banner ads.

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