Currently really into shooting 60 FPS videos on RICOH GR III, then using Giphy Capture on the Mac to covert the images into GIF’s.
I am absolutely fascinated by the potentiality of animated GIF’s.
For myself as a photographer, there are some images which I prefer as static images, and other images I prefer as moving images.
For example, this video I shot of snowfall:
Another version exported to a slower FPS:
For comparison, here is the original 1080p 60fps video shot on RICOH GR III:
Open source video:
A new way to see the world
With moving photos (videos), you can take a quick ‘snapchat’ video image.
For example, boiling water:
A slower FPS version:
To me, to photograph boiling water (And other scientific phenomenon) is ABSOLUTELY fascinating. Shooting videos allows you to see a deeper insight into reality.
Original video footage:
The future is blogging
What I love about the freedom of a blog (wordpress.org) is this:
It is so easy to integrate auto-playing GIF images in your posts!
Don’t constrain yourself to (just) still photos.
Allow yourself to shoot photos, moving photos (snapchat like videos, 30 seconds), or even experiment shooting longer-films.
All photo is good photo!