Cinemagraphs are a subset of .gif files that are high quality, smoothly looped, and just downright gorgeous.
A ton of outstandingly creative people have worked hard to create these pictures, and you can really tell based on how wonderful they look in motion.
Reddit’s /r/Cinemagraphs subreddit has one of the definitive collections of the images online, an active community of original content creators that design these intricate pictures.
We wanted to put a spotlight on some of these amazing works of art, so here’s a look at some of the best original content from the sub.
Once you’ve seen these, regular GIFs will just seem boring.
Check them out:
1. The Storm by qnnplmr
2. Burney Falls, CA by kukamunga
3. A local India pale ale, by raffytraffy
4. A scene from Seven Psychopaths, by eatrob
5. Campfire by baztastic
6. Manhattan Bound by butter_bee
7. The cash counting machine from Breaking Bad by grahvity
8. Stephen Colbert, deep in thought, by LukeNuk3m
9. A flowing river by BigMurph26. Cinemagraphs of water look fantastic.
10. Shimmering Beach by BigMurph26
11. Emperor Penguin Chicks by BristolBudgie
12. Mordor by vampipe
13. Fireworks by m0nkei
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