Tutorial – How to Create Cinemagraphs using Adobe Photoshop
I’ve always been a sucker for Cinemagraphs, and spent far too much time just scrolling through pages and pages of them. They’re very fun to make also, it really doesn’t take much effort and like fluid sims it ends up being very satisfying. Basically just creating a looping animated .gif, usually with subtle movements.
I made two Blade Runner 2049 Cinemagraphs just while watching this, hoping this film does well:
Anyway, Paul Trani from Adobe walks you through what they are and how to do them in Photoshop, in this 46 minute tutorial.