A cinemagraph is a fusion of photography and video to create an optical illusion effect. The result is a ‘moving photograph’ where certain parts of the image are isolated and turned into video and other parts that ‘should be moving’ are still. Cinemagraphs are particularly effective ways of capturing attention on social platforms. Here are a few samples below:
I shoot using Canon DSLR cameras and lenses. Here’s a selection of some of my favourite recent photographs.