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​Doug Richardson invented and owns 4 U.S. Patent Nos. 7,388,5877,629,9778,035,6448,487,939 Open App. 14/262,947 for the type of video commonly referred to as Cinemagraphs (TM Flixel) with one more pending. Cinemagraphs is a registered trademark of Flixel.

I did all of the photo shoots and graphic design. None of this was outsourced. 


In April of 2005 Doug Richardson had the idea for isolated areas of movement and started the technology from scratch which is now used worldwide. He has since obtained 4 U.S. Patent Nos. 7,388,587, 7,629,977, 8,035,644, 8,487,939 and has one open App. 14/262,947. (dated April 2005).   

 All work protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,388,5877,629,977, 8,035,644, 8,487,939 Open App. 14/262,947

In May of 2005 I (Doug Richardson) began his first shoot using a Canon EOS D30.

The first 'publication' was on the 2005 home page for Land Rover Austin and shot in downtown Austin Tx.  

Doug Richardson invented and holds 4 U.S. Patent Nos. 7,388,587, 7,629,977, 8,035,644, 8,487,939 Open App. 14/262,947 for the type of video with isolated areas of movement. "Cinegif/Doug Richardson recently created three really cool Cinegif videos for Kerbey Lane Cafe. Cinegif puts a lot of energy and passion into his projects – and they turned out great! The videos he created for Kerbey Lane Cafe were a big hit on our social media platforms!" -Amanda, Director of Marketing, Kerbey Lane Cafe.
"This is awesome! It helps paint a picture of behind the scenes for our guests and they love it!"       
- Noodle Company

Doug Richardson