As I do not have access to a decent film camera, I have decided to use footage from a ‘Game of Thrones’ episode to create my first Cinemagraph. I followed a tutorial that I found here

For a first attempt I think that I did a good job with the animation looping to make it look smooth and continuous.


The video clip used was taken from the TV show ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Three, episode Two at 4:15 in.

Photoshop Workshop

For our first workshop, we focused on non-destructive editing using Photoshop and Bridge. Bridge has an option called ‘Photo RAW’ which allows you to make drastic changed to an image without ruining the original file, as you can remove these changes at any point. We were also shown how to create effective layer masks in Photoshop that we could use to create our Alphabet Photography collage if we needed to.

My knowledge of Photoshop stems from an artistic background rather than a photographic one, so my editing skills are a little bit rusty. I found the lecture helpful, as I’ve never really been that great with layer masks.