This week I was tagged in a great conversation with many instructional designers on Twitter. I was specifically asked what I was working on and if it was an emerging technology.
Also, not a new or emerging technology but I’ve been playing with cinemagraphs. Here is one I made on in PowerPoint this morning and will be sharing my process soon on my blog 🙂 pic.twitter.com/QwLscW2dbK
— Cara North (@caranorth11) January 15, 2018
Cinemagraphs are image files that feature a slight animation, making a focal point. There are many ways to make a cinemagraph including using programs like Photoshop and Flixel but I wanted to see if it could be done in Powerpoint. The answer is YES it can!
To create a cinemagraph, you need to take a photo of the splice of video you’d like to animate and crop the animated portion on top of the picture. Here is how you do it in Powerpoint: