Just behind Fidget Spinners on the list of web trends are cinemagraphs, a blend of photography and video set to a loop to give the appearance that your favorite wave is infinitely offshore and barreling. But what began as a niched digital novelty is now an art adopted by many top surf photographers. Below are eight surf cinemagraphs from eight of our favorite photogs — just a sample of the form’s evolving popularity and artistic range.

1. Ben Thouard

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2. Connor Trimble

3. Brent Bielmann

4. Brian Bielmann

5. Sonny Kumukoa

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6. Domenic Mosqueira

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7. Jorgito Rivera

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8. Ray Collins