Animated Gifs for Commercial Photographers | South Bend Commercial Photography

Ahhh, animated Gifs. Gotta love them right? Usually funny animations or clips from movies first come to mind. But as a commercial photographer and retoucher, I think it's a valuable way to illustrate to colleagues and clients alike, the steps that are involved in creating an impactful image. I recently found great article on how to create animated gifs and decided to give it a try. I highly recommend checking out Brian Dalessandro's Blog: 

Also keep in mind, that if you are a seasoned Photoshop user, you can also make this into an action. And if you are a Creative Cloud member using Photoshop CC, you can create a conditional action for any variables you may encounter in your own workflow. You can find more information on conditional actions at

Also note: This image was created for Firevine Advertising and Design

Have a great weekend :) 


Brian Rodgers Jr.

Brian Rodgers Jr. is a commercial advertising photographer based in South Bend Indiana. Brian has a wealth of commercial photography experience photographing everything from commercial portraits, RVs, large commercial vehicles, product and food photography, to multi-million dollar mansions. Furthermore, he has created brand images for national companies and his work has been published in various national and international publications including Photoshop User Magazine, Dentaltown Magazine, Incisal Edge Magazine, and the popular web based show "Photography Tips & Tricks" produced by Kelby Media Group to name a few. Brian’s overall body of work demonstrates a real cultivation of skills behind the lens as well as a wide array of cutting edge post production techniques. He provides his clients with exceptional images and ensures customer satisfaction through his relentless work ethic. Brian is not just a photographer, he is an artist. Retouching his own work allows him to deliver a product that reflects his vision as an artist. And his clients are never disappointed in his abilities to produce consistent, compelling images. Fun Fact: He shot his own portrait