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

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