Cinemagraphs are a blend of still photos and video. This course will show you how to capture photos and video to create these works of art that dwell somewhere between photography and animation. Software required: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe After Effects CC.
Have you ever seen a photo unexpectedly start to move? Not a video clip, but what appears to be an authentic photograph and it magically comes to life with movement. This is a Cinemagraph. In this course, Using Photoshop and After Effects to Create Cinemagraphs, you will learn how to craft your own magically-moving, photographic wonders. First, you will learn what makes for a successful cinemagraph and how to isolate simple movement in Photoshop. Next, you will learn how to use After Effects to stabilize and loop handheld video in support of a cinemagraph. Finally, you will learn how to craft a beautiful fantasy style cinemagraph using stock images and video. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only be able to create stunning cinemagraphs, but may also be inspired to create new ways of showing your own artistic visions. Software required: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe After Effects CC.
Kirk is a professional graphics with almost 20 years of experience, and an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop. His work has been published over 400 times in internationally acclaimed publications. Kirk has experience with a broad range of subjects in design. Kirk is just your friendly neighborhood Graphics Geek!