Adobe Photoshop is one of the more powerful photo editing software out there, and it is not just a photo editor. You can pretty much accomplish anything with it if you know how to work around with it. This particular list is about cinemagraphs. Cinemagraphs is a trick used first by Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck. They are American photographers working for Ann Street Studio. They used this particular trick for their fashion and news photography. It is more of a mix of a video and image. The image remains the same however one part of the picture is in a continuous, loop motion. These cinemegraphs are usually saved in a GIF format.
If you know how to work your way around Adobe Photoshop, you can pretty much create your own cinemagraphs using various different techniques. The concept was first introduced in the year 2011 and this list is all about 10 Amazing Photoshop Tutorials to Create Cinemagraphs. You can follow these tutorials easily and they are free to access. Just read on to find out more about these techniques. We hope you enjoy the read and as always, don’t forget to comment.
The first and a very easy technique you can use in Photoshop to create cinemagraphs is by the use of cliplets. You can follow his tutorial in order to create a cinemagraph out of any clip using cliplets. As you can see in the image above, only one part of the entire picture is moving while the rest of it is absolutely still. You can use the tutorial for free in order to achieve the same effect with Photoshop.
This particular tutorial will teach you how you can play around with Photoshop action tools. Action tools have various properties which you can apply on your clips to create the effect shown in the picture above. Or shall I say, cinemagraph above?
This particular tutorial requires a few requisites. The first one is of course, the all-powerful Adobe Photoshop. Other things include a tripod, a video camera, basic Photoshop skills and Quicktime player. Of course, you can have another person hold the camera if you do not have a tripod, or you can hold it yourself if you can be steady enough.
There are various methods that can be used in order to create a cinemagraph and one such method is by using Frames. You can use frames in order to process an image. Of course, the quality of the cinemagraph depends upon you. The trick is to create a perfect loop which doesn’t look like it is repeating itself. However, that is hard to achieve. See how you can use frames in order to process a footage into a cinemagraph.
This is a video guide that you can follow in order to understand how a cinemagraph works and how you can create one using Adobe Photoshop. One of the major mistakes a person makes after going through all the hardships of creating a cinemagraphs is the format. This video tutorial, which is absolutely easy, will also show you how to save your footage with the correct format.
If you think creating a cinemagraph is a difficult process, this particular tutorial will change your mind instantly. First of all, it is free. Second, well, you can create a perfectly looking cinemagraph, as you can see in the picture above, in just six, very easy steps. Of course, you will need Photoshop and a few skills, but when you have the tutorial, there is pretty much nothing for you to worry about.
Photoshop is always coming with updates, and while many things change, the basic functionalities remain the same. However, we think, that if you are a beginner, you may as well download the latest version of the software and therefore, will have no idea how a cinemagraph works. This particular tutorial show you how to create a cinemagraph using the Adobe Photoshop CS6.
If you are looking to create a very subtle cinemagraph of a portrait footage. You may want to animate two major things. The first one is hair (of course if the hair is moving with the wind, if there is no wind, well, there is no point to animate the photo). The second one is blinking eyes. In the picture above, you can see how fluttering hair creates a very subtle, serene effect. This tutorial will show you how to do that using Adobe Photoshop CS5. You can pretty much apply the same techniques if you are using Adobe Photoshop CS6.
We thought we will take the entire thing a wee bit international. If you are not comfortable with the English language, and coincidently belong from Spain, you are in good hands. This particular tutorial teaches you how to create Cinemagraphs using Adobe Photoshop in the Spanish language. We hope it helps all the native Spanish people.
Lastly, we have this tutorial which will teach you how to make your favorite movie scenes come to life. They are already in life naturally of course, but this has a different spin to it. This guide will teach you to make a cinemagraph from a video on Vimeo without you have to take loads of pictures to achieve the same effect.