Creating Animated Cinemagraphs with Photoshop and After Effects - S554

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Learn how to combine photographs with video to create mesmerizing experiences that grab attention and effectively communicate your brand message. As a photo is “worth a thousand words” and motion has the ability to “stop your audience,” combining the two as a cinemagraph gives you the best of both. Join designer Chris Converse to explore workflows that will allow you to combine imagery and motion to tell your story using compelling cinemagraphs.
Get ready to learn:

  • Selection and masking techniques 
  • How to composite video with photos
  • Looping techniques with particles and textures
  • How to find ready-to-use motion assets on Adobe Stock
  • Techniques for stabilizing video for use in a cinemagraph

Technical Level: Intermediate

Session Type: Session

Category: How To

Track: Photography, Video, Social Media

Audience: Photographer, Post-Production Professional, Social Media Content Creator

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