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Animated HTML5 / CSS3 image caption - Example 2
* Animated HTML5 / CSS3 image caption - Example 2
/* page styles */
background: #fff;
p {
width: 300px;
margin: 0 auto;
text-align: center;
font-family: "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
a:link, a:visited {
color: #999;
text-decoration: none;
a:hover, a:active {
color: #0080ff;
/* image caption styles */
figure {
margin: 100px auto;
width: 200px;
height: 200px;
overflow: hidden;
position: relative;
figcaption {
position: absolute; display: block;
width: 200px;
left: 0;
top: 0;
text-align: center;
color: #fff;
text-shadow: 0 0 3px #63fdfe, 0 0 8px #fff;
line-height: 200px;
font-weight: bold;
font-size: 20px;
opacity: 0;
background-image: url(;
transition: opacity .5s;
figure:hover figcaption {
opacity: 1;
<img src="" width="200" height="200" alt="Jökulsárlón" />
<p>you can find more examples here:<br />
<a href="" target="_blank">css3 animated image captions</a></p>
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