animation

People are now using AI to “communicate” with their deceased loved ones

Apr 17, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

AI image generators and enhancers have all sorts of applications. Some are scientifically significant, some are plain fun, and some are downright strange and unsettling….

This tool turns portrait photos into realistic videos of people talking

Sep 27, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

You know that saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words?” Well, it has just got a whole new meaning. D-ID has introduced a new…

How focal length and subject distance affects car photography

Aug 30, 2021
John Aldred

We’ve all seen these kinds of animations before when it comes to portrait photography. We’ve featured a few of them here on DIYP before where…

This website lets you merge photos with video and audio to make them talk

Mar 4, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

After Deep Nostalgia, here’s another tool that lets you animate your still images. Tokkingheads lets you choose a photo or avatar, merge it with a…

This tool turns old photos of your ancestors into creepy animations

Feb 26, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

MyHeritage has introduced some interesting tools that add a new dimension to your old family photos. It offers colorization and image enhancement, and both are…

How I create 2D animation with drone light painting

Jun 2, 2020
Russell Klimas

Before we jump into this blog post if you haven’t already read how I do drone light paintings horizontally in the sky be sure to…

Peanut Butter maker weighs in on the GIF vs JIF debate

Feb 27, 2020
David Williams

#JifvsGif is a debate long-held in the photographic community, but did you ever think a Peanut Butter company would get involved? J. M. Smucker Company,…

Corel PhotoMirage creates animated images from still photos

Jul 11, 2018
John Aldred

Creating cinemagraphs and animated images from stills has become something of a trend in the last few years. Yes, the idea has been around for…

This trippy animation was made from a single photo

Nov 3, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Have you ever seen an animated façade with dancing sculptures? Animator Ismael Sanz-Pena has made the sculptures dance on the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. His…

Artymate Photoshop plugin animates your photos into cinemagraphs

Nov 2, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Cinemagraphs can add a new dimension to your photography work. While they’re usually created from videos, there’s now a Photoshop plugin named Artymate which lets…