2.5D Parallax Animated Photo Tutorial (using Free Software) I had been fiddling with creating these 2.5D parallax animated photos for quite a few years now, but there had recently been a neat post by Joe Fellows that brought it into the light again. The reason I had originally played with the idea is part of a long, sad story involving my wedding and an out-of-focus camcorder that resulted in my not having any usable video of my wedding (in 2008). I did have all of the photographs, though. So as a present to my wife, I was going to re-create the wedding with these animated photos (I’m 99% sure she doesn't ever read my blog - so if anyone knows her don’t say anything!
I can still make it a surprise!). So I had been dabbling with creating these in my spare time over a few years, and it was really neat to see the work done by Joe Fellows for the World Wildlife Fund. I'm writing here today to walk through the methods I had been using for a while to create the same effect, but entirely with Free/Open Source Software... Hello. This is a long post. How to quickly make a Cinemagraph. How to Make Cinemagraphs — Still Photos that Move Like Movies.
Yup, that picture moves. Nope, you’re not going crazy! ‘Cause who said photos can only feature “still” life? Inspired by the moving pictures created by photographer and motion designer duo Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, we set out to make the magic happen. Make your pictures move like ours did with a some Photoshop magic! Make DIY Moving Photos! What Makes ‘Em Move? Photos can show movement when made into GIFs. GIFs stand for Graphics Interchange Format, and it’s a bitmap image format that supports animation. This magical movement hit the world wide web in the late eighties, so it’s nothing new. Then came along Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg. So celebrate the smooth comeback of GIFs by making your own photos join the movement! List of Ingredients: A camera that can shoot videoA tripodIdeas for scenes to make into a cinemagraph!
STEP 1: Scheming your Scene First, plan out a scene you would like to record. For your first round of cinemagraphs, try to keep it simple. Some helpful hints & tips: Huzzah! How To Make a GIF in Five Easy Steps. Animated GIF Generator. What can I do with this gif maker? You can make high quality animated GIF images online for free, with simple and powerful customization options.
What sources can I make gifs from? You can: Make GIFs from Youtube, Vimeo, and many other video websites. Just copy and paste the video URL.Make GIFs from videos on your phone or computer. You can upload almost any video format to make a GIF, but .mp4 and .ogg videos are best because then you can instantly preview your GIF with our video player.Make GIFs from other GIFs. Can I save my GIFs online? Yes! Which video formats can I upload? Some of the popular supported video formats are flv, avi, mov, mp4, mpg, mpeg, wmv, 3gp, asf, swf, ogg, h264, rm. Why can't I use a video larger than 35MB? Imgflip Pro lets you use videos up to 200MB! How can I make my GIFs higher quality?
Make sure the video resolution is 480P or higher for any videos you upload. Why is my GIF's timing not accurate? Most of the time, this is caused by an old or weird video format. Animated GIFs. Animated GIF. There was a moment of epiphany that I had today and I’m pretty sure it had something to do with seeing the dazzling animated squares by John Johnston above. It was actually quite lucky that I saw this piece in my Tumblr feed which is filled with visual interestingness. But the post found it’s way to the surface thankfully and I couldn’t help but give a shout out for its wonderfulness, and apparently there is a method behind it – and I want to know what it is!
And then for the billionth time I walked the hallway just outside of the classroom I teach and noticed the walls as squares – as in square pixels. And that they represented this unusual opportunity consider them as a concrete pixel display. These concrete blocks that were part of the unique architectural finger print of this odd public building presented an opportunity. Each 7.5″ x 7.5″ square could be any color and with 12 pixel by virtually 100s pixel wide space there might be some opportunity to create a pixel based mural. Assignments: AnimatedGIFAssignments. Re-invoke an Absent DS106 Community Member So far, 2 people have completed this assignment.121 visits (starting Oct 2012). Submitted by: @iamTalkyTina If you are missing a member of the ds106 Digital Storytelling Community who has been a bit quiet of late, re-invoke their presence by making an AnimatedGIF re-invocation poster.
Word will get out, and between your artistic efforts and the resultant nagging of other members of the community, the beloved member will be re-invoked and will once again grace the community with their presence and Their Art. Your re-invocation poster may have increased effectiveness if it includes, like a voodoo doll, some part of the missing member's residual ds106 Art. Thanks to my Still True Friend @cogdog for suggesting this assignment. Cinemagram for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + 4G, iPad (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPa. Cinemagram - create fun, short videos. Cinemagraphs. CinemagraphCollection.Com. Citizen Kane clapping. Convert Animated Gifs to Printable Flipbooks.
FASHGIF | MAKING FASHION MOVE. GIF Camera. How to Print a YouTube Video - Storyboard Bookmarklet. 16 Nov 2014 The Print YouTube bookmarklet creates a contact sheet from any video. It extracts the storyboard frames of a video, stitches them all and sends it to your printer. couch mode print story The other day I came across a web app that allowed users to print GIF animations as flipbooks. The site – gifprint.com – isn’t working anymore but the idea is nonetheless interesting. Historically, video editors and producers would create proof sheets which were like a series of photos extracted from the video and printed on a strip for review. When you are watching any video on the YouTube website, the storyboard for that video is automatically downloaded in the background. To get started, drag the above bookmarklet to your bookmarks toolbar. These storyboards offer a visual summary of videos and you can generate them for short videos as well as full-length movies on YouTube.
IWDRM. If We Don't, Remember Me. Make A Gif - Animated Gifs Maker, Free Gif Creator Online. Make Animated Gifs easily with gifninja.com. Movie Gif - Movie Gifs. NYPL Labs : Stereogranimator. Picasion GIF maker - Create GIF animations online - Make an Animated GIF. YouTube to Animated GIF - GIFSoup.com. How to Respond to Any Situation With an Animated GIF. If a picture's worth a thousand words, an animated GIF has to be worth at least a billion, right? There's something unusually satisfying about reacting to everyday moments via GIF — and that's exactly what the Tumblr site #WhatShouldWeCallMe aims to do.
SEE ALSO: 10 Hilarious Animated GIFs that Took the Web by Storm The site churns out about 20 to 30 posts a day that hilariously respond to common occurrences, like receiving an annoying phone call or testing out the bed in a hotel room. We've highlighted 15 funny vignettes, but for more laughs, we highly recommend checking out the whole blog. Elegant gifs for a more civilized age. Gifs.