Design portfolio is the way to show your skills and creativity, there’s no doubt about it. Is used by web & graphic designers to show to a potential client how talented they can be by showing different samples of current work. Typically, the work reflects the best work or a depth in one area of work. Today, almost every designer have their own online portfolio and it’s generally hard to stand out from the crowd if you don’t grab the user’s attention with a creative design. In this showcase, you’ll find a mixture of unique, beautiful and highly inventive portfolio concepts let’s say. The plan here is to fire up your imagination to create your own portfolio or re-design your existing one. So, now here is a list of 10 beautiful and original portfolio examples.
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When building websites especially portfolios, using a jQuery gallery plugin is an absolute must. First of all, you are showing images in a friendly and intuitive way by using an image gallery, second, the design will look fresh and modern with all those jQuery animation techniques and third with the influx of new powerful methods, the quality of jquery gallery scripts have improved dramatically lately, see parallax scrolling. Of course, it can be confusing because they are so many jQuery image sliders and to be honest not all of them are as good as they look. Sometimes it’s hard to configure, or they don’t have cross browser support, which is as you all know, a real PAIN.
WordPress and Blogger – if you have been an ardent blogger, you probably have heard these two names zillions of times. And you might be aware of the battle of these titans as well. Being posed with two of the most popular blogging platforms, bloggers are at time perplexed with the big question- which is superior of both the blogging platforms? Both platforms offer a plethora of benefits but if you have recently ventured into the blogging arena then probably you are awaiting for an answer to choose a favored platform to write upon.
As a web developer or designer you always have to be a step ahead, you want to be that ‘WoW’ guy. HTML5 is coming hard this year, and if you design html5 applications or even a simple html5 page, you actually need to be prepared for what’s going to happen. Just remember that you need to keep learning what you already know, keep experimenting ‘things’ and eventually these actions will give you a whopping edge in front of your competitors.
In the early stages photo manipulation or before the rise of Photoshop, airbrushing was achieved by retouching with ink, paint, double-exposure, piecing photos or negatives together in the darkroom, or scratching Polaroids. Today you can see photo retouching almost on every step, from ordinary home made images to billboard designs. In this post, I’ve picked up a list of 20 fantastic photo manipulations you can’t miss. Don’t be fooled because they are photoshopped, are funny, and they are all visually stunning.