Mikey Borup goes over some of the basics in After Effects showing some of the most common ways that you can use to animate a still image and takes a look at the benefits of each in relationship to the type of image.

Creating moving still in After effects is pretty simple, in this after effects tutorial I cover 4 different ways to achieve this with after effects

Mike shows how to use the After Effects puppet pin tool, using displacement maps, creating separate layers in 3D space and finally shows how to use Photoshop’s vanishing point and After Effects together.