As a photography portfolio designer, I have designed quite many portfolio websites over the years. I’ve studied other, much more talented and experienced designer works and seen websites that are beautifully executed and many that just don’t work. Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly makes a portfolio website work, but when you see it you
You finally decided that you need a website but before you go into detail about how your website should look, what colors should you use and what to use it for exactly, you need two things without which you can’t move forward.
You might have a WordPress website already or you might be completely new to WordPress but since you’re reading this, I assume that you’re not quite happy with your website situation right now and you’re looking to create a fully functioning, simple, but good looking free portfolio website for yourself. If that’s true then you
Your personal photography website is the most important marketing thing you have for landing clients. A good website will help you be discovered by Google, it will help people understand what you do and how to get in touch with you and at the end of the day, it will be one of the things
Social media sites are becoming more and more popular each year and now we have come to the point where every photographer and artist must have a Facebook page of their own. Your Facebook page is as important as your website so it must look professional and one of the steps in having a professional
Some of you might have noticed that we have been experimenting with our theme pricing for the last couple of months. Behind these experiments, there have been lots of discussions, research, thoughts, fears and finally clarity and a path that we need to follow. In this post, we would like to share with you the reasoning
Minimalism in web design stands for clean shapes, open spaces, simple colors and functionality and the rejection of lavish decorations and transition effects. The main focus of minimalism is the content itself and this makes minimalistic web design the perfect choice for any photographer or creative who is looking for a new website template for
The busy season is upon us, have you prettied up your Facebook cover image for your page yet? To help you with this task we made 3 beautiful Facebook cover templates that you can use as your own! Download these custom made, free PSD Facebook cover image templates and freshen up your business page! They
In this post, I want to show you my simple signature logo creation process. If you plan to create a nice looking signature photography logo for yourself, but you’re not sure how then this tutorial will help from start to finish. We will start by creating a photoshop document and learn how to install fonts. Then
Recently I finished my “100 free photography logo templates” challenge where I made 100 photography logos that anyone can use. About two months have passed since then and those logo templates have been downloaded more than 12’000 times by now. A couple of days ago I checked out the download statistics and noticed that logos with
This guide is for photographers who are about to either make a photography portfolio website for the first time or remake/redesign their existing website. With the rise of DIY website tools and builders, It’s easier than ever to build your own photography portfolio website than ever. There are dozens of platforms and thousands of design
Over the past 3 months, each Friday we have made and published 5 new, free photography logo templates that you can use for free as your own. Today is the day that we publish our last five logo templates for this project and we could not be more excited! Finally, the project is done and now we
If you’re looking for a simple, elegant and free way to display your photography work in your WordPress website, then look no further because we have a plugin for that! It’s called Easy Photography Portfolio. Recently we took some time off from creating premium WordPress themes for photographers and used the knowledge we’ve acquired over
Image protection and copyrights are a rather sensitive topic for photographers. Nobody wants their images to be stolen, especially when that’s how you make a living. In a perfect world we wouldn’t even have to talk about this, unfortunately that’s not the case. So lets start with the obvious, Image protection is an illusion The
I’ve seen quite a few new photographers worried about their presence in Google image search. You might be thinking “surely more traffic to my site equals more clients to me as a professional [your speciality here] photographer“. I’m afraid that’s not the case, unless you’re a stock photographer, or you sell still life prints on your
Every time I see a reputable site recommend a “bad hosting provider” to their visitors, I want to tear my hair out and write a dozen angry letters. The sad part is that most sites recommend these few hosting providers, that real people should actually stay away from. And the more a “brand” is recommended, the
One of the most frequent questions we get asked on our theme support forums is: “How do I make my images load faster?”
Getting the image size right for your portfolio is easy if you know just a few basic principles. Of course, there is no perfect in anything, but I hope this article will help you figure out the best image size for you.
You have come to the conclusion that it’s time for you to have a proper online presence. You need to attract new clients, show the world your work and make yourself accessible. It’s time to start building your personal website.