Friday, June 21, 2013

How to Create a GIF in Google+

Happy Friday!  I’m currently in the middle of a four day week-end. I swear I do work.  Sometimes.  The rest of the time I waste time on the internet and read books.  And people wonder why I don’t have kids.

Last week I posted a GIF of Ike as part of a post for Method’s Cute Pet Contest.  (There’s still time to enter.  Read more about it here!)  I got a lot of comments about the fancy GIF.  You all think I’m a computer whiz. 

How to Create a GIF in Google+

It’s a front.  I really don’t know how I’ve survived being a blogger with my lack of computer skills.  Wait, The Google helps me.  (Thanks, Google.)

I’m going to share with you all my lazy GIF secret.  Any of you can do this.  It involves Awesome and Google+.  See, Google now has this system called “Awesome”.  (How awesome is that?)  If you take at least 5 photos within 10 seconds and then upload them to Google+, “Awesome” will automatically turn it into a GIF for you.  You only have to take the photos.  Bam. GIF.  AWESOME!

How to Create a GIF in Google+

For the photos above, Nate shot in continuous mode with the DSLR.  For the photo below, I just snapped a bunch of photos.  Either way will work.  The continuous mode is obviously a little more fluid.  But I also like the animated effect on the one below.

How to Create a GIF in Google+

That’s it.  Super simple.

Feel free to follow me on Google+.  I’ve been using it for the past few months and I really like it.  Like want to kick bookface to the curb like it.  A lot.  bookface doesn’t have an Awesome system.  And they like to only show my posts to a certain percentage of readers.  Lame.  Google+ for the win.  #teamgoogle

Are you using Google+?  Did you know about Awesome and GIFs?  Who is going to create their very own GIF right now?  Or maybe this weekend?

17 comments:

  1. Love the GIF but not Google- , they have to many annoying features and try to force everyone on there. Kind a really annoying! But bookface is totally annoying too, agree, we shouldn't have to pay for our fans to see what we have to say. The people who liked our pages should see it no matter what. Oh...don't even get me started ;) LOL
    Have a great weekend!

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    1. Oh and I'm already following you on Google- ;)

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  2. So cool. I have a gif in my drafts folder that I built from scratch and the darn thing won't work when published. I bet Ferret Friday next week will be "awesome". Thanks for the tip.

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  3. This is so cool! I haven't signed up for Google+, but I also don't have facebook so this probably isn't a big shocker.

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  4. Nice! I mean, awesome! Ha. Have a great weekend. :)

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  5. Well isn't this the best thing I've ever seen? I think I'll make a gif of Indy & Buster's first swimming lesson when I drop them in the pool to see who makes it to the other side first :)

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  6. That is so cool! I'm totally going to make a GIF now!

    I'm trying to embrace Google+. Help me!

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  7. Super cool. I just started using Google+ and I love it so much better than Facebook for blogging type topics.

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  8. That is awesome! I was wondering how you did the one with Ike!

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  9. Okay, that is SO cool! Thanks for sharing!

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  10. LOVE this! You are so awesome Michelle, really!

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  11. This is "awesome." I haven't started with google+ yet. I really want someone else to figure it out for me but so far no one has volunteered.

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  12. This is so cool! I haven't finalized up for Google+, but I also don't have facebook or myspace so this probably isn't a big surprise.

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  13. this is so fun for the posts! love it! :-)
    & your pictures look great too!

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