Unlike your conventional GIFs that are typically taken from videos around the web, cinemagraphs often only feature the most subtle of movements. First introduced in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are a combination of both still photography and video. The end result is a truly beautiful and mesmerising cinemagraph that you can easily argue is an art medium in itself.
Here are 22 beautiful examples.
All of these cinemagraph GIFs come from r/CinemaGraphs, Hongkiat, and Trip Wire Magazine