Ah, the animated gif - videographer competition or a new trick to add to the bag? More like an art form unto itself.
Throughout their 25 years of existence, GIFs have served a variety of purposes, from practicality to purely entertainment. How did such a vast, eclectic medium come to be?
The answer is in the newest episode of PBS’s web series Off Book, “Animated GIFs: The Birth of a Medium.”
Check out the video above and read Christine Erickson’s article on the video and the medium here.