Bookmark | Cinemagraphs

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They’re a little creepy, like the portraits in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion that follow you with their eyes. But they’re also the coolest things ever.

Part picture, part video and all .gif, Cinemagraphs are the brain child of New York-based visual artist Kevin Burg and photographer Jamie Beck.

Their concept spread like wildfire: there’s now a app, which, if I wanted to become even more addicted to my iPhone, I would download, and it seems everyone on Tumblr has attempted a version of their own. Still, nobody is doing it as well.

Their fashion editorial portfolio is endlessly inspiring so bookmark Cinemagraphs already. And bookmark The Anthology while you’re at it.

[Images — can I call them that? — from Cinemagraphs, obviously.]

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  • Reply Leonie July 3, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    I am in love with cinemagraphs ever since I saw them on The Glamourai. You’re right, a little creepy (sometimes it “scares” me when I don’t expect anything to move), but so brilliant.


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  • Reply Trevor July 3, 2012 at 11:30 pm


  • Reply Katie July 11, 2012 at 10:14 am

    love it. makes me think of Harry Potter and their newspapers….

  • Reply Kelsey Dundon July 19, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    Leonie — I’m obsessed!

    Trevor — Aren’t they wicked!

    Katie — You’re so right! Very Harry Potter.

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