Weddings truly are magical memories. The moments of the kiss, the exchange of vows, the pre-nup photos, we wish that these memories would never leave us. If we could only put these moments in a perpetual loop, we could. But we can’t really do that, can we?
Of course we could! Do you know what a Cinemagraph is? No? Okay, here’s a short definition.
Cinemagraphs are photographs produced digitally and repeats a minor movement. They are usually published in animated GIFs and gives the illusion of watching a muted video. If you still don’t get it, try to remember those scenes in Harry Potter where the pictures and paintings move. Can you now recall? Great. That’s how it is.
Problem solved. Let your fond memories of your wedding day play on a loop, suggesting the infinite love you will both share, forever.
Meet Jeffrey Lewis Bennett. He has been taking wedding photos since 2003. One day, he decided to step up the game a little bit. And it has resulted to this
Jeffrey doesn’t just capture the moment, he makes it alive.
Same-sex partners? Jeff has no problems. He supports love in any form
Because “GIFs,” according to him, “communicate the feeling of the infinite.”
“…Like how a great kiss can feel like it’s lasting a lifetime when the rest of the world spins on outside of your private moment.”
And it’s truly magical.
All photos are credited to Jeffrey Lewis Bennett. Jeff has been shooting weddings professionally since 2003. He’s also a PPA member,has a BFA in graphic design.
He has been featured in Metro Detroit Magazine, Ambassador, TheKnot, Essence, slrLounge, StyleMePretty, 100LayerCake, Refinery29, WeddingChannel, abcnews, Fstoppers, reddit, PetaPixel, Brit.co, tumblr, HuffingtonPost, and Buzzfeed!
Truly amazing how cinemagraphy is able to capture the moments as they happen and magically give it life.