Cinemagraphs are animated GIFs that focus on one or two movements while the rest of the image remains static. It is inspired by an old filmmaking term that produced a similar effect.
The result is a fantastic blend of the static and the dynamic, especially when one adds in the aesthetics of Stanley Kubrick‘s films. The legendary director is known for his total devotion to creating iconic imagery and scenes that make his movies so memorable.
For your viewing pleasure, here are 29 visually stunning Stanley Kubrick cinemagraph GIFs. Hold still, and see if you can catch the subtle movement in each of these GIFs. Do not blink.