Apparently, what we dinosaurs basically know as, “animated gifs” are now referred to as, “cinemagraphs”. Well okay, Wikipedia says cinemagraphs are, “still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs”.
A couple of days ago, I got Cinemagram – a $1.99 app that allows you to create cinemagraphs in a few easy steps. Although the app sometimes crashes on my son’s iPod touch 4G, it’s still fun to play around with.
The resulting still photos with subtle movements remind me of those moving portraits/photos in the Harry Potter movies. Here are the first few cinemagraphs we’ve published:
This is the first of four locations that I will be traveling to within the next 55 hours or so. #ChallengeAccepted
Status posts to the Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr sent via MMS to Ping.fm were failing (AGAIN!) while I was waiting at the airport gate. MMS text posts to my Facebook mobile email address were delayed. What worked best were posts to 2933 (Globe SMS) for Facebook and to 2363 (also Globe). Ergo, I was not able to feed my Tumblr pensieve.
Seeing the sun rising above the plateau that is the Lumbia airport of CDO made me sleepy. I was wide awake during the flight from Manila. I felt so disconnected from the Interwebs while up in the air.