<div id="container">
  <div id="expo">
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-1.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-2.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-3.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-4.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-5.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-6.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-7.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-8.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-9.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-10.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-11.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-12.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-13.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-14.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-15.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-16.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-17.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-18.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-19.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-20.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-21.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-22.jpg" />
    <div class="label">ExpoScaleEase</div>
  </div>


  <div id="linear">
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-1.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-2.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-3.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-4.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-5.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-6.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-7.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-8.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-9.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-10.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-11.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-12.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-13.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-14.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-15.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-16.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-17.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-18.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-19.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-20.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-21.jpg" />
    <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/s.cdpn.io/106114/zoom-22.jpg" />
    <div class="label">Linear easing</div>
</div>

<link href='//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Signika+Negative:300,400' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
body {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  background-color: black;
}
#container {
  display: flex;
  min-height: 100vh;
}
#expo, #linear {
  flex-grow: 1;
  overflow: hidden;
  position: relative;
  color: white;
  font-size: 3em;
}
#linear {
  border-left: 2px solid black;
}
#expo {
  /*display: none;*/
}
img {
  visibility: hidden;
  position: absolute;
  top: 50%;
  left: 50%;
  min-width: 100%;
  min-height: 100%;
}
.label {
  position: relative;
  top: 0px;
  padding:10px;
  text-align: center;
  font-family: "Signika Negative", sans-serif;
  background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.4);
}
//Get all the details on ExpoScaleEase here: https://greensock.com/docs/Easing/ExpoScaleEase
TweenLite.set("img", {yPercent:-50, xPercent:-50, top:"50%", left:"50%", minWidth:"100%", position:"absolute"});

zoom({
  elements:"#expo img",
  repeat:-1,
  fade:0.7,
  duration:20, 
  direction:"in",
  useExpoEase:true
})
  //.pause();

zoom({
  elements:"#linear img",
  repeat:-1,
  fade:0,
  //to better see what's happening (flipping between images), uncomment the next two lines...
  //startScale:0.25,
  //endScale:0.5,
  duration:20, 
  direction:"in",
  useExpoEase:false
});


function zoom(config) {
  var elements = (typeof(config.elements) === "string") ? document.querySelectorAll(config.elements) : config.elements || [],
      tl = new TimelineMax({repeat:config.repeat || 0}),
      duration = 1,
      fade = Math.min(0.99, (typeof(config.fade) === "number") ? config.fade : 0.5) * duration,
      startScale = config.startScale || 1,
      endScale = config.endScale || 2,
      scaleDifference = endScale - startScale,
      extendedScale = endScale + scaleDifference * 2,
      templateEase = config.ease || Linear.easeNone,
      useExpoEase = (config.useExpoEase !== false),
      ease = useExpoEase ? ExpoScaleEase.config(startScale, endScale, templateEase) : Linear.easeNone,
      extendedEase = useExpoEase ? ExpoScaleEase.config(endScale, extendedScale, templateEase) : Linear.easeNone,
      partialScale = endScale + extendedEase.getRatio(fade / duration) * (extendedScale - endScale),
      partialEase = useExpoEase ? ExpoScaleEase.config(endScale, partialScale, templateEase) : Linear.easeNone,
      i;
  tl.set(elements, {scale:startScale});
  for (i = 0; i < elements.length; i++) {
    if (i) {
      tl.to(elements[i-1], fade, {scale:partialScale, ease:partialEase}).set(elements[i-1], {visibility:"hidden"});
    }
    tl.to(elements[i], fade, {autoAlpha:1}, "-=" + fade)
      .to(elements[i], duration, {scale:endScale, ease:ease}, "-=" + fade);
  }
  if (config.direction === "out") {
    tl = tl.pause().tweenFromTo(tl.duration(), 0, {repeat:config.repeat});
  }
  if (config.duration) {
    tl.duration(config.duration);
  }
  return tl.play(0);
}


//for a simpler example that only shows a single image, 
//see https://codepen.io/GreenSock/pen/VQQPNG?editors=0010


/*
//this is the plain vanilla version that hasn't been paramaterized and wrapped into a convenient (but more complex) zoom() function:

var images = document.querySelectorAll("#expo img"),
    tl = new TimelineMax({repeat:-1}),
    fade = 0.5,
    duration = 1,
    ease = ExpoScaleEase.config(1, 2),
    partialScale = 2 + ExpoScaleEase.config(2, 4).getRatio(fade / duration) * 2,
    partialEase = ExpoScaleEase.config(2, partialScale),
    i, ease;

for (i = 0; i < images.length; i++) {
  if (i) {
    tl.to(images[i-1], fade, {scale:partialScale, ease:partialEase}).set(images[i-1], {visibility:"hidden"});
  }
  tl.to(images[i], fade, { autoAlpha: 1 }, "-=" + fade)
    .to(images[i], duration, {scale: 2, ease: ease }, "-=" + fade);
}
*/

External CSS

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External JavaScript

  1. https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/gsap/1.20.4/TweenMax.min.js