Cinemagraphs: stunning GIFs made from photography mixed with video

Sara Halas Reader Find

By Sara Halas in New Photography on Wednesday 12 June 2013

A cinemagraph is a GIF image that combines still photography with video. Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Berg, these images juxtapose a motionless background with one or two elements that move, creating a pretty cool effect. I especially like their New York ones, what better place to encourage the viewer to notice […]

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Alex Trochut’s Binary Prints

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Thursday 6 June 2013

Alex Trochut is an illustrator, designer, and typographer based in both Barcelona and Brooklyn. His series of Binary Prints pushes the boundaries of traditional two-dimensional work by showing two separate images on one surface – one image is visible in the light, and a completely different image is visible in the dark.

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SchadenFreezers: Sad jokes suffering a popsicle meltdown

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Ad folks Matt Moore and Jason Kreher are the masterminds behind this regularly-updated bunch of GIFs showing popsicles that progressively melt to reveal some sad punchlines. It’s fittingly termed SchadenFreezers — the term was coined by Moore in response to the terrible ‘popsicle stick-style’ jokes that Kreher cracks.

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Dubstep is the ultimate Dubstep/Gif combo

Rajeev Basu Reader Find

By Rajeev Basu in Cool Websites on Tuesday 23 April 2013

Gifs never seen to get old, and this fun web toy needs no introduction. Start by visiting this one and this one. Then refresh the page to see a fresh dubstep gif combo every time. Prepare to spend a good half hour on this. Great fun.

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This Advertising Life tumblr

Darwin Cosico Contributor

By Darwin Cosico in Cool Websites on Monday 22 April 2013

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in advertising? This Advertising Life is a tumblog documenting the emotions of a working life in advertising as told through GIFs. If you’re an advertising student or considering a career in this field, this hilarious tumblr will give you the ins and outs of working in this challenging […]

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From Me to You: a moving gifs photography blog

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Tuesday 15 May 2012

I have a psychic friend who sent me the link to this photography blog. All the pictures by its New Yorker blogger, Jamie, are gorgeous, but the moving gifs are especially, well, moving, in a moody kind of way.

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Disturbing Gifs by Kevin Weir

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in Cool Websites on Saturday 14 April 2012

Get into these lovely yet disturbing gifs by Kevin Weir. The gifs may look simple and old at first, but then, BAM!, sweet surprises await you.

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Fuck Yeah Trippy Gifs

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in Cool Websites on Friday 13 April 2012

I just wasted so much of my life looking through the Fuck Yeah Trippy Gifs site. All the gifs are certified to blow your mind away and make you feel like you’re on something. Strong! Totally worth checking out.

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Quirky illustrations and gifs by Ben Voldman

Chi Birmingham Reader Find

By Chi Birmingham in New Art on Thursday 5 April 2012

Ben Voldman works in a variety of mediums and brings a singular sense of humor to all of them. The quirky sensibility that distinguishes his work has served him well as he has begun to explore the world of 3D modeling. He brings a outsider’s sensibility to the slick surfaces we tend to associate with product design or video game graphics. Make sure to check out his news feed, where for the last few months he has been uploading some truly hilarious gifs and some looser drawings than you will find on the main site.

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