In the Loop: The Official gallereplay Blog

Here you’ll find tips on making- and marketing cinemagraphs, artist biographies and a behind the scenes look at our productions. Check in regularly to stay in the loop or sign up for our newsletter and receive a monthly "best of”.

Cinemagraph in Displays by Malolepzie

Three Environments Where Businesses Can Benefit from Cinemagraphs

Video walls and advertising panels are more affordable than ever. In combination with cinemagraphs, they can provide a winning “one-two punch”. Here are three specific environments in which your business should use cinemagraphs.

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Cinemagraph by Tyler Lillico

How to Make Your Time Lapse Loop Seamlessly

Video loops are in demand! In this post, we show you how to turn your existing time lapses into short, seamless video loops that make ideal social media posts, website wallpaper and more. Give your time lapses added commercial value by following these simple steps in Adobe Premiere, Photoshop or After Effects.

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Cinemagraph by Lydia Dietsch

How to Edit Videos in Photoshop as If They Were Still Images

You occasionally buy stock photos and enjoy tweaking the colors, cropping and editing the image, but aren’t sure how to do the same with videos? This article explains how to apply all the functions that you’re used to from editing photos in Adobe Photoshop, to video files.

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Cinemagraph by Marco Woldt

Size Matters: How to Boost Engagement Without Slowing Down Your Site

In a sea of online content, websites must be light and load quickly in order to stay afloat. There are several ways to optimize your site for speed, like using cinemagraphs as visuals. Not only do living photos add an element of eye-catching motion, they also help circumvent several pitfalls that could harm your webpage’s performance.

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Cinemagraph by Thomas Brand

Talking Gear: Thomas Brand’s Go-To Camera Equipment

Ever wondered which gear our artists use to get their cinemagraphs to look so darn good? Thomas Brand opens up his camera bag and reveals his weapons of choice in the first installment of Talking Gear.

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Cinemagraph by Elyan Parker

The Ultimate Guide: Video Footage for Cinemagraphs

Interested in “upcycling” video footage from your archives and transforming it into awe-inspiring cinemagraphs? Or maybe you’re looking to shoot new material in order to have cinemagraphs created from it? Follow these five tips for optimal results!

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Cinemagraph by Jason Plummer

5 Festive Ways Your Business Can Use Cinemagraphs During Christmas

If brick and mortar business owners decorate their shops for the holidays, and send written seasonal greetings to colleagues and clients, those who run online shops should follow suit digitally. To get you in the spirit, we’ve shortlisted five ways to use cinemagraphs to spread Christmas cheer online.

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Cinemagraph by Nightflare Creative

Stepping into the Surreal World of Nightflare Creative

Burning flowers, skulls, fog-blanketed forests, and shadowy light. What do these things have in common? They can all be found in the eye-catching, surreal cinemagraphs of gallereplay artists Nightflare Creative. We recently caught up with them to get some insight on building sets, sourcing props, and bringing artistic concepts to fruition.

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Cinemagraph by Lydia Dietsch

10 Tips for Creating Better Cinemagraphs

One of the best ways to learn a craft is by tapping into the experience and knowledge of a specialist. To help you master the art of the cinemagraph, gallereplay co-founder Lydia Dietsch has compiled her top 10 tips for creating better cinemagraphs.

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Cinemagraph by Kitchen Ghosts

Food Porn 2.0: The Most Delicious Cinemagraphs and Their Creators

Food photography has long been a crowd-pleaser. Now the genre is taking off in a new direction thanks to cinemagraphs, an exciting visual medium bringing food photos to life. We asked gallereplay artists Daria Khoroshavina, Peter Chou, and Olena Balatska to share their recipe for success.

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