City Cinemagraphy: Animated Photographs of Urban Motion

ghost train see through

urban subway emerges

frozen endless train loop

frozen motion black and white

In other shots, Douvier freezes unexpected parts of the frame, letting some objects or individuals remain in motion, while other things and people are stopped in their tracks.

urban square frozen motion

urban window rain

urban water pool reflection

In many cases, extremely careful editing is required to connect the end back to the beginning, creating a seamless looping effect from start to finish then back again. This is all just a small sample – see more of this artist’s work over on his Tumblr page as well.