Design

PHOTOGRAPHY: The Cinematic GIF

by Winston "Stone" Ford

Let’s face it, animated GIFs are so 1996. I remember as a budding web designer going crazy at the mere sight of them back when Tupac and Biggie are still alive. But it’s 2011, and the things we can do with photography still test our creativity and ingenuity. The cinemagraph” technique is the product of New Yorkers Jamie Beck and her partner Kevin Burg and combines their strengths in street photography and videography into one amazing, subtle photo. If a picture can tell a thousand words, then what do these photos say?