Moving photographs

Ever since the explosion of tumblr, the gif (Graphic Interchange Format) has become a seemingly endless source of entertainment to me and I’m always looking for the next funny/thought-provoking/entertaining one to catch my eye. It appears I may just have found more than one…

New York City-based photographer Jamie Beck and Web designer Kevin Burg “hand-stitch” together her photos and his Web design to make animated gifs they now call “cinemagraphs.”

They first exhibited their work at New York Fashion Week earlier this year, where it was hugely popular, most notably for an animation capturing Vogue editor Anna Wintour examining a model as she walks down the catwalk.

The aim of the cinemagraphs is to capture perfectly a fleeting moment in time. I think they do exactly that:

Find more on their Tumblr here.

 

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