The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs

Published May 6, 2013
Updated September 28, 2018

Soak in the beauty of cinemagraph GIFs, where the motion and the motionless collide into these elegant GIFs.

Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect.

Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs:

Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Leon

Aliens Computer Room GIF

James Bond Cinemagraphs


Cinemagraph GIFs

Cinemagraphs Cat

Beautiful Cinemagraph GIFs Inglourious Basterds

Cinemagraph GIFs Hummingbird

Alexander is a Brooklyn-based cofounder of All That's Interesting with an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in History and Economics and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Economics. He specializes in American history, the Cold War, and true crime.