Rosie Sue
Adobe Solution Consultant

How To Animate a Photo with Parallax Effect in Photoshop - Easy Beginners Tutorial

Technical Tutorial Published 12/5/17 Last updated on 7/4/18

Learn how to animate a photo with parallax motion effect in Photoshop. You can convert images by using a parallax motion effect in Photoshop. It's a simple way of converting images into a mini video, with limited animation.

The photo I've used is of myself 'hanging' off the edge of a rock at the Grand Canyon in Arizona!


  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

1-2 Hours
Creativity and Innovation


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Nancy Daigle

Posted on 12/6/17 4:29:43 PM Permalink

​Talk about a quick tutorial! In less than 2 minutes, I learned everything I needed. Great job!

Rosie Sue

Posted on 12/28/17 10:51:35 AM Permalink

Thanks so much for the feedback Nancy! And glad you picked up a thing or two. ;)​