In The Anthology’s Bookmark column we explore some of the most inspiring places on the wild, wild web.
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 Cinemagr.am 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.]
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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love it. makes me think of Harry Potter and their newspapers….
Leonie — I’m obsessed!
Trevor — Aren’t they wicked!
Katie — You’re so right! Very Harry Potter.