Category: Photography & Imagery

10 Unexpected Sources of Design Inspiration

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There’s a source of inspiration for every type of design you can think of. Struggling to create the perfect font pairing? Head to Typewolf. Searching for ideas for your website redesign, or a specific webpage? Browse Crayon. Looking for all-around epic sources of design inspiration? Check out the latest crop of Webby Award winners. But […]

7 Astonishing Artists and Designers to Follow on Behance

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Our #1 design writer, Gabrielle Gosha, talks about the most astonishing artists and designers to follow on Behance when you need an inspiring creativity boost. Here’s her top 7. Bob Dylan once said: “Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it.” So…if you’ve ever struggled to find design […]

5 Fast Tools For Generating Polished Product Mockups

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When you hear the word ‘mockup’, it usually refers to a lo-fi website/app layouts. Today I want to talk about another type of mockup, product mockups. These are the mockups you might make to ‘show the product in action’. Typically they take your site, template, theme or mobile app and show it off by setting […]

How Nostalgia in Web Design Captivates Users (with examples)

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Nostalgia makes users feel warm inside. Suzanne Scacca explains the user psychology behind this, and how we can utilize the effects of nostalgia in web design on users for higher conversions and engagement (with examples). ——— Right now, more than ever before, we’re seeing all sorts of nostalgic throwbacks causing us to reminisce about the […]

How to Pick Stock Photos that Captivate Users

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This article was sponsored by GraphicStock. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Photography in design — be that web, mobile or otherwise — is pretty common. Sourcing stock images is almost second nature to most designers, so it’s easy to incorporate imagery into web and app designs without really thinking about […]

4 Photoshop Styles to Lift Your Photos Above of the Crowd

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In an earlier SitePoint article, we talked about the importance of evoking emotion with your imagery choices. I also showed you how to nail those photography styles in Photoshop to create engaging, heartfelt designs. This time around, I’m going to share four more eye-catching effects that can be achieved in under 10 minutes using Photoshop. […]

25 Sublime Sites to Download Free Stock Images in 2017

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As a designer, it’s no doubt that you require free stock images on a regular basis. Whether you’re a graphic designer, a web designer or a user interface designer, photography is a mighty tool for capturing depth and emotion. And let’s not forget about big headers and hero images, which are oh-so-trendy! We originally wrote […]