Incredible GIF Portraits Use Selective Animation Against a New York City Backdrop

Brooklyn photographer and director Romain Laurent has an interesting series of GIF portraits in which he selectively animates elements in the image to create a quirky, whimsical photo against a New York City backdrop. Enjoy.

One Loop Portrait a Week - #34. Nerissa Herbert found a good use for all her umbrellas
One Loop Portrait a Week - #34. Nerissa Herbert found a good use for all her umbrellas
Loop #56. Fabien testing his new umbrella’s function
Loop #56. Fabien testing his new umbrella’s function
One Loop Portrait a Week - #27. As the train approaches the station, Salim Santa Lucia can’t contain his enthusiasm
One Loop Portrait a Week - #27. As the train approaches the station, Salim Santa Lucia can’t contain his enthusiasm
L’Atlas pondering where to put balloon #2856 in his temporary floating and surreal art installation
L’Atlas pondering where to put balloon #2856 in his temporary floating and surreal art installation
Loop #55. Aleksa Brown bicycles kick like no one else
Loop #55. Aleksa Brown bicycles kick like no one else
One Loop Portait a Week - #44. Keira Alexandra and Kiffer Keegan aka Work Order enjoy every bit of their office
One Loop Portait a Week - #44. Keira Alexandra and Kiffer Keegan aka Work Order enjoy every bit of their office
One Loop Portrait a Week - #41. Bowen Slate-Greene doesnt quite know how to get off the wall
One Loop Portrait a Week - #41. Bowen Slate-Greene doesnt quite know how to get off the wall
One Loop Portrait a Week - #39. One last of Vincent Cyr, whose inner self is feeling real smooth right now
One Loop Portrait a Week - #39. One last of Vincent Cyr, whose inner self is feeling real smooth right now
One Loop Portrait a Week (a bit late) - #38. Part of Vincent Cyr of Astronauts Wanted was left hanging in NYC
One Loop Portrait a Week (a bit late) - #38. Part of Vincent Cyr of Astronauts Wanted was left hanging in NYC
One Loop Portrait a Week - #32. Darwin Deez hovers majestically
One Loop Portrait a Week - #32. Darwin Deez hovers majestically
One Loop Portrait a Week - #31. Juan Carlos Pagan ’s googly eyes have seen things you people wouldn’t believe
One Loop Portrait a Week - #31. Juan Carlos Pagan ’s googly eyes have seen things you people wouldn’t believe
One Loop Portrait a Week - #26.1. Today Lacy Rhoades is moving back to Nashville, Tennessee. Here he is, warming up for the long drive ahead.
One Loop Portrait a Week - #26.1. Today Lacy Rhoades is moving back to Nashville, Tennessee. Here he is, warming up for the long drive ahead.
One Loop Portrait a Week - #19. Roy Stanfield approves this kickflip
One Loop Portrait a Week - #19. Roy Stanfield approves this kickflip
One Loop Portrait a Week - #17. Florian Bodet stopped by NYC and couldn’t decide where to go
One Loop Portrait a Week - #17. Florian Bodet stopped by NYC and couldn’t decide where to go
One Loop Portrait a Week - #14. Sophia Wallace’s fire extinguishing thoughts
One Loop Portrait a Week - #14. Sophia Wallace’s fire extinguishing thoughts
One Loop Portrait a Week - #11. Amy Li’s goldfish is gone
One Loop Portrait a Week - #11. Amy Li’s goldfish is gone
One Loop Portrait a Week - #10. Adriane Tidoni’s fall leaves
One Loop Portrait a Week - #10. Adriane Tidoni’s fall leaves
Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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