Posts Tagged ‘gif’

Simple GIF Shows How Stopping Down the Aperture Affects Depth of Field

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Here’s a simple little GIF that can come in handy the next time you’re asked to explain how aperture and depth of field work. Created by Reddit user veedees, it shows exactly how stopping down your lens from f/1.8 all the way to f/16 translates into different depths of field. Read more…

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t photos in the traditional sense of the word), it’s not yet oversaturated with phenomenal work.

Almost everywhere you turn you’ll find a great street photographer, or landscape photographer, or fine art photographer. But when you stumble across a master at creating cinemagraphs, he or she is one of only a handful. Julien Douvier is one such photographer.
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Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is what you’re looking for in cinemagraph creation, the above tutorial by Howard Pinsky is just what you’ve been looking for.

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GIF YouTube Easily Converts YouTube Clips to Your Favorite Animated Format

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GIF YouTube is the YouTube-to-GIF converter we’ve all been waiting for… well, GIF lovers at any rate. It uses the ‘do one thing well’ mentality to very easily and effectively turn any YouTube video into an animated GIF of your choosing. Read more…

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

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Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB Weddings actually does offer a style of time-less wedding photos: the animated GIF and the cinemagraph. Read more…

Fascinating X-Ray GIFs Give You a Peek Inside Your Joints

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Graphic designer Cameron Drake recently created these captivating X-Ray GIFs for a website he is working on. Edited together from several X-Rays, the GIFs give you a glimpse inside the anatomical magic that lets you bend all of the major joints in your body. Read more…

World’s Largest Piece of ‘Gif-iti’ Combines Street Art and Stop Motion on an Epic Scale

The world of animated graffiti, often referred to as ‘GIF-iti’, has a new king thanks to the street art talents of UK-based INSA and Mad Steez.

Twitter Now Lets You Post and Play Your Animated GIFs on Web, Android and iOS

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Twitter beat Facebook to the animated GIF punch *insert punching GIF here*, announcing earlier today that the often-animated file format is now fully supported through Twitter’s web, Android and iOS clients. Read more…

GIF Made with Electron Microscope Zooms In On Life, On Life, On Life

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No, the title of this post wasn’t written by some sort of broken record robot. It is in fact an accurate description of the GIF below, which was created from photographs taken with a Scanning Electron Microscope. Read more…

Meta Overload: This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video

This is just crazy… It seems even the most standard subject — say, a first person view from the front of a wooden roller coaster — can go viral if you embed it in about six levels of meta.

According to Colossal, it was created by the Tumblog The Televangelist using a Flipbookit, and it really is a GIF, of a Vine, of a Video, of a Flipbook, of a GIF, of a Video, of a roller coaster. Say that five times fast…

(via Colossal)