photo-sharing GIFs / by Michael Foley

Since its spread via popular photo-sharing communities in 2012 with thousands of followers these animations have become a intrical part of the web letting people share their thoughts vision and accomplishments. Like bottom left, Brett Turcotte’s, "First-Person Snowmobile Jump.


The endless stream created at this time shows the complexity of this format through the individuals effort of expression. The diversity of this format has become endless ranging from documents.

While other individuals create an new visual imagery spawned from fantasy like the image below right by Steven Alan & Ben Boutwell.