What’s an animated GIF?
it’s an image encoded in graphics interchange format (GIF), which contains a number of images or frames in a single file and is described by its own graphic control extension. The frames are presented in a specific order in order to convey animation.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE DIFFERENT CRITERIA FOR THIS PROJECT IF YOU ARE IN MY MULTIMEDIA CLASS VS PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS***
Take a look at these!!!
All of us have seen Harry Potter and those mystical photos where people are moving in the frames. Have you ever wondered how you could do that yourself with your own photos? With the right idea, you could easily put this together and have a very creative animated GIF. Because these are animations, they can only be shared digitally.
TIP: For cinematography to look creative and professional, only show subtle movement that’s easily detected. If you allow too much movement, it ruins the looped effect.
2018 Project requirements
Simply GIF to learn program. Post results to blog
Use an online GIF maker to see whats out there. Post to blog GIF with link and name of site used.
- Get an idea. Wright a paragraph about it.(Post to blog)
- Storyboard your idea on paper- (take pic and Post to blog)
- Take or find source material image/s (Post to blog)
- Post finish copy to blog
Here is a very good, and simply, CS4 tutorial
We can also take video off your phone/camera and dump the individual frames into photoshop…and then play!
- A smooth Gif
- Think circular
- Think Repeat
You might just try a simple photo-based gif. using your camera and an online gif maker.
For the complex gif, I want some thought and effort. There are tons of tutorials online like this one.
For a guide to making your own Photoshopped gif’s, follow this tutorial.