This is one of those that are both simple and fun. You'd think that by isolating the motion in the water to just one tiny crest over a rock, you'd lose the perception of running water.
This cinemagraph was created using footage from my free stock footage blog, Beachfront B-Roll.
The specific clip used, "Leaf", can be found in the post "3 Stock Footage Clips Took a Hike".
To reduce the main page loading times, the Cinemagraph can be previewed and downloaded in various resolutions by clicking "read more" below.
Download "Leaf in Stream" Cinemagraph, Medium 600px wide
Download" Leaf in Stream" Cinemagraph, Small 450px wide