Creating a Cinemagraph in Photoshop
Creating a Cinemagraph in Photoshop is an Intermediate level study on Photography, crafted by the creator, Seán Duggan. This study is a critical base for an individual who needs to excel in his/her Photography expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on Masking + Compositing, Photography, Web, Web Graphics, Photoshop, Masking + Compositing, Photography, Web, Web Graphics and Photoshop.
Put your stills into motion with cinemagraphs. A cinemagraph is a still image that contains a trace of subtle motion: wisps of hair in the breeze, water running through a stream, or a dog’s tail wagging.
You can use numerous tools for creating cinemagraphs, and one of the best is Photoshop. With Photoshop’s masking, compositing, and video features, you can combine the layers of a still image with video that makes a cinemagraph come to life. Photographer, author, and educator Seán Duggan shows you how.
- What is a cinemagraph?
- Shooting video for a cinemagraph
- Choosing video length
- Looping video
- Organizing layers
- Using a layer mask to reveal motion
- Creating multiple motion effects in one image
- Fine-tuning video clips
- Exporting cinemagraphs as animated GIFs or video clips