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Format Team Resources Tips for using this brand new medium to bring motion to your photography. Somewhere between a GIF and a still image, cinemagraphs are a brand new medium that photographers are using to create a range of interesting work. Often published in GIF or video formats, a cinemagraph is a still image that has a single element of movement in it.
The effect can be surreal, and lends itself well to animating nature scenes or bringing texture to portrait photography. The term cinemagraph was coined in by photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, who used cinemagraphs to create fashion photography with subtle movement to it.
Since then, the form has gradually gained momentum, with increasing numbers of photographers experimenting with the cinemagraph. A new mode of photography like this offers a lot of opportunity to create truly original work; adding cinemagraphs to your commercial or event photo offerings can give you a creative edge over other photographers. In recent years, apps like Flixel have made cinemagraph creation much more accessible.
Anyone can make a cinemagraph right on their smartphone, with the complex process of isolating movement from your video or series of images streamlined and sped up. With cinemagraphs becoming easier to create, many photographers are using them to make fascinating work.
Jimmy Cheung Portrait photography Cinemagraphs can make for especially unique portraits that really bring out the personality of the subject. In this outdoor portrait, the windy conditions help create a realistic atmosphere.
A studio portrait could also have the same atmospheric movement if you utilize a wind machine or fan. But you may want to capture a more subtle movement made by your subject in order to add life to the image. Even just a turn of the head can add personality to a shot. Tammie Joske Food photography Cinemagraphs are an obvious choice for bringing texture and feeling to your food and drink photography. As in this cinemagraph depicting a still life with coffee, motion adds a sense of realism to the image.
Steaming hot food is a good pick for a cinemagraph, as the steam can bring a subtle motion to the image. Liquid being poured or food being served are also great options for a food-focused cinemagraph.
When selecting food to photograph for a cinemagraph, interesting textures and the potential for motion are key. Tammie Joske Outdoor photography This cinemagraph uses only the movement of a small section of water to evoke the calm feel of a day at the beach. When photographing outdoor cinemagraphs, pay attention to which part of the scene you want to add movement to.
Jimmy Cheung Commercial photography Cinemagraphs might not be your first thought when creating product shots, but they can lend themselves well to commercial images and your own still lifes too. Still lifes can be a great entry point into cinemagraph creation, as you can easily choose just one aspect of the image to add motion to.
Items with bold colors work well for these type of images. David Wang Street photography A street photography cinemagraph can work to bring out the small details of a crowded street scene that might otherwise be overlooked. Busy and complicated shots are great choices when shooting street photography for a cinemagraph.
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