Hey guys! I just want to talk about gifs, and how they are used. I've most commonly seen gifs used on tumblr, and I'll show you a few types of gifs. (None of these gifs are mine unless otherwise stated.)
Some gifs have type on them, used to illustrate a point or to display what is being said by the character in the gif.
Such as these
These gifs illustrate how I have seen most gifs used on tumblr, to show an emotion or a reaction.
Some people make draw and animate their own gifs, which are beautiful!
Sometimes people make a gif from a tv or movie clip, but add images to it, such as these.
This is a gif I've made in Photoshop from still images.
Here are a couple of really beautiful gifs which appear to be one single continuous image.
Last but not least, here some some really silly gifs!