Click on the thumbnail image to open the cinemagraph in a higher resolution. The original footage has been taken from a Full- HD movie. I exported some seconds of the film to individual images and used The Gimp to create this animated GIF image.
This article presents a solution to the problem that the IR shutter mode of the Sony NEX 5 can't be combined with other shutter modes like bracketing. An arduino board with a servo is used to release the camera via the normal shutter button.