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Everyday People Animated into Bizarre GIFs by Romain Laurent

March 30, 2019

Andrew LaSane

…, Laurent can spend anywhere from 15 minutes to two hours capturing the photos before manipulating them in post-production for an hour or several days. To see more of Romain Laurent’s quirky partially-moving portraits, check out his Tumblr and follow him on Instagram….

 

 



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New Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent Explore Quirky Isolated Movements

November 24, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

…squarely in the frame. Although GIFs often incorporate the whole subject, Laurent’s work highlights one or two specific movements, isolating gestures rather than animating the whole image. Laurent studied product design at the National School of Applied Arts in Paris before realizing photography was his medium of choice. Laurent nows works in New York City and has collaborated with clients such as Reebok, Hermes, Lacoste, Nissan, Google, an…

 

 



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New Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent

May 2, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…Photographer Romain Laurent (previously here and here) continues to create a new looping animated portrait each week. The photographer began the project as a way to break free from the pressure of commercial work, and we’re glad to see the project is still ongoing. These are some of the best portraits since the new year, but you can see lots more on his Tumblr….

 

 



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Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent

January 9, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…reak free from a routine of personal and commercial projects, photographer Romain Laurent (previously) challenged himself to create a looped animated portrait each week since last September. He says the bizarre and often laugh-out-loud experiments are a low-pressure way to experiment and be creative without expectations. “As far as the intention of the series, it’s a way for me to explore a hybrid medium, experiment and being spontaneo…