A Cinemagraph is a still photo with parts that move. You can create a cinemagraph in Photoshop using the video timeline and layer masking. Here are some Cinemagraph examples from around the web.
Here’s a sample:
We will make a couple of these together using some free stock video:
Sources of video for your own cinemagraph – choose video where there are moving objects but the camera does not move.
OR shoot your own video using these ideas:
-include yourself in a reflection
-shoot a timelapse
-capture a scene with movement
-make sure that your camera does not move
I was inspired by this tutorial from DevanOnDeck.