Photography portfolio

Photography portfolio
Photography portfolio
Awesome photography portfolio design with a lot of content boxes and an attractive look.

Create a new file (File>New) that would have 800×800 px and 72 dpi. Selecting the Paint Bucket Tool (G) may help us to paint the new file with the next color #111111

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Next we have to use the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px) to represent the primary layer reserved for the menu’s button, situated on the site’s header.

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The layer’s parameters are selected by making a mouse click on the necessary layer on the layers’ panel.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Using the same instrument, it’s possible to represent a highlight on the menu’s button. Firstly we need to represent the zone of the highlight to be and then, holding on Alt button, erase the unnecessary elements.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Using the same instrument and the same radius, try to represent next the zone reserved for the buttons’ indicator of white color. Press Alt button and select the Rectangle Tool (U) to erase the unnecessary elements.

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Apply for the layer the next parameters: Fill 20%

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Combine in a group all the layers composing the menu’s button of the site to be created (press Ctrl button to mark out the appropriate layers and hold on the left mouse’s button while moving the marked layers on Create a new group selection). Make a copy of the last made group and choose as usually the Free Transform option to place the copy exactly the same way demonstrated below. On the copied button we have to change the layers’ parameters:

1) the parameters of the primary layer: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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2) The parameters of the highlight Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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3) The parameters of the zone reserved for the button’s indicator: Fill 10%

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Make three copies of the grey button and select the Free Transform option to place the copies as it is demonstrated next picture:

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Using the earlier applied instrument, Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px), represent on the next stage the panel reserved for the logotype and the menu of the site’s searching system:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Next we have to select the Pencil Tool (B) (1 px) to picture the symbols on the menu’s buttons situated on the site’s header. The color should be white in this case.

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Insert the titles for the menu’s buttons placed on the site’s header:

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The layer’s parameter (Home Page) Blending Options>Stroke

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The parameters of next layers (About me, Services, Gallery, Contact me): Blending Options>Stroke

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Now it’s time to select the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px) to represent the primary layer of the logotype. Keep pressed Alt button while using the Rectangle Tool (U) to move off the unnecessary elements as it is demonstrated next picture:

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Try to make an inscription now, containing the site’s title:

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(PHOTO)

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(PORTFOLIO)

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Next we’ll represent a highlight on the logotype by creating a new layer (Create new layer). Firstly we have to select the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) to mark out the area shown below. After that we’ll select the Brush Tool (B), Opacity of 50% to paint the marked area with white color.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 30%

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Using the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px), represent now the primary layer reserved for the search menu, situated on the site’s header. Then press Alt button while using the Rectangle Tool (U) to move off the unnecessary fragment on the right side.

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Next we’ll represent the buttons of the searching menu:

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Using the Pencil Tool (B) (1 px) and the color #FF9E00, try to make now the pointers situated near the buttons as it is demonstrated below:

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The Rectangle Tool (U) will be helpful in representing the window reserved for introducing the searching system. The color is #2D2D2D

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

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Insert the Search word in the searching system’s window:

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Represent on the following stage the button reserved for starting the searching system, using the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 3 px). The color is #CC6600

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

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Insert also the button’s title:

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Next we have to create the primary layer reserved for the photos of our portfolio. Use this time the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px) and the color #111111

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Using the same instrument with the same radius and the same color, try to make another layer of the portfolio:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Make four copies of the last made layer and select the Free Transform option to place the copies as it is demonstrated next picture:

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Select now the necessary photos for the portfolio. Cut them out, according to the sizes of the recently made layers. Place the corresponding photos above the layers reserved for the photo (on the layers’ panel). Press Alt button and make a mouse’s click between the photos’ layers and the photo’s layer. Do this operation for each photo and its layer.

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Using the Rectangle Tool (U), try to represent a special area for the text that would have black color.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 30%

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Insert the text on the represented area.

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

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Using the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px), it’s possible to represent a special section reserved for the portfolio’s author. Press Alt button when using the same instrument to move off the unnecessary elements. The color is #333333

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Next stage must be done with the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius 7 px) when representing the layer reserved for the photo of the portfolio’s author. The color is #939393

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Place the photo above the photo’s layer on the layers’ panel. Hold on Alt button and make a mouse click between the photo’s layer and the layer containing the photo of the portfolio’s author.

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Insert the text in the author’s section:

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(WELCOME)

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(TO MY WEB SITE)

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(Bold text)

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(simple text)

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Insert also the additional links in the author’s section:

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Create a new layer and choose this time the Pencil Tool (B) (1px) to represent the pointers near the links. The color is white.

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Find in Internet a picture representing a photo camera, cut it out and introduce it on our picture:

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Make a copy of the camera’s layer and choose the Free Transform option to turn over the copy and to place it the way shown below:

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Make a mouse click on Add a Mask option on the same layer on the layers’ panel and choose the Gradient Tool (G) of black color.

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Try to represent now the site’s menu situated on the bottom part:

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It’s time to use the Pencil Tool (B) (1 px) and white color to represent the vertical dividing lines:

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Finished!

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