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cinemagraphs, plotagraphs, video composites, what is cinemagraph -

In your search for perfect visuals for your blog, website, or social media, you may have stumbled upon a term: cinemagraph. But what is it? Sounds like something out of a nineteenth century but it is anything but. Cinemagraph is simply put, a still image with added animated elements. There is a vast difference between a plain old video or a video composite and a cinemagraph though. While a video is basically a movie clip, video composite is a montage done within a movie clip environment - cinemagraph is something much more sophisticated. Remember Harry Potter movies and those "alive"...

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cinemagraphs, plotagraphs, video composites, what is cinemagraph -

An idea for this article came straight out of a real life situation.  I was discussing a project with my client and I noticed that we kept misunderstanding each other; almost as if we were talking about different things… and actually, we were! Let me explain: my client kept talking about creating a seamless looping animation in Photoshop, explaining that he wanted certain parts of the image he provided to be made to move - and he referred to it as “cinemagraph”. I finally caught the misunderstanding and explained to him, so we were on the same page from then...

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