Gif Reinvigorated in 2011 / by Michael Foley

The reinvigorated in 2011 of online interest in GIFs can be attributed to the availability of generator applications that require little efforts and skills to create Animated GIF. This compounded by massive increase in volume of online videos in circulation, which in turn serves as the repository for GIF-makers.

.In addtion to this, artist utilizing technique of masking effects with images with videos started to create movement specific animations that seem to capture alive moment in time.Using the technique termed  Cinemagraph.  Like in the subway Gif by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg.

This new style of GIF, that's popularity has grown and Influences Like LeGypsy post from late 2011 of cat filing claw animation have spread around the web.