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20+ Best Lightroom LUTs for Photography (For Stunning Photos)

Lightroom Presets / 23 Jun 2022

20+ Best Lightroom LUTs for Photography (For Stunning Photos)

One of the most common misconceptions about photography is believing that you need to have an expensive camera to take better photos.

But if you’ve ever explored the Instagram page for iPhone Photography Awards, you’ll see how people around the world use the simple cameras on a smartphone to take incredible shots that win awards.

The secret behind these stunning photos, however, lies in post-processing. That’s where photographers use tools like Lightroom to improve the photos by enhancing certain adjustments and with vibrant filters.

Today, we bring you lots of amazing Lightroom LUTs and effects you can use to give new life to your own photos. There are many different kinds of LUTs in this list, including a few free downloads. Have a look.

20+ Vertical Video Templates for Premiere Pro (For Instagram + More)

Premiere Pro Templates / 22 Jun 2022

20+ Vertical Video Templates for Premiere Pro (For Instagram + More)

Getting more views and engagement for Instagram and TikTok content is now tougher than ever, especially with millions of new videos being uploaded every day.

Making interesting video content is no longer enough to grab the attention of your followers. You also need to make videos that look trendier and more creative.

This is where you can take advantage of Premiere Pro and use vertical video templates to make more unique content for your social channels.

We gathered a collection of cool vertical video templates you can use to make all kinds of social media video content. Whether it’s an Instagram story promoting a product or a TikTok to get more followers, this list has all kinds of vertical video templates for Premiere Pro. Check them all out below.

25+ Beanie and Hat Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Mockup Templates / 22 Jun 2022

25+ Beanie and Hat Mockup Templates (Free & Premium)

Beanies and hats are one of the most popular branded “swag” items out there, and are a common choice for businesses wanting to create products with their brand or logo on them – it’s both a functional item, and a marketing tool! But what if you go through all the trouble of creating a design, choosing a hat style and paying for manufacturing and shipping, only for it to arrive and look nothing like you imagined?

That’s where our list of mockup templates comes in. We’ve curated a list of the very best, professionally designed mockups out there for you to choose from – simply insert your design into the template, and you’ll instantly have a realistic idea of what your design will look like.

Plus, we’ve included both free and premium options, with a range of different hat types and aesthetics, to make sure that there’s something for every possible need.

Let’s get started!

Ipbase: A Geolocation API Packed With Features and Data

Reviews / 21 Jun 2022

Ipbase: A Geolocation API Packed With Features and Data

Looking for a geolocation API that includes all the data you need in terms of global coverage? Look no further than ipbase.

ipbase is a feature-rich API that’s easy to use and has a free plan to help you discover how this tool can work for you. Plus, the accompanying documentation is extensive, and clear to understand. You’ll have no problem getting started.

Here, we’re going to take a look at ipbase, key features, and practical application of the tool.

20+ Photoshop Photo Effects for Stunning Creative Photos

Photoshop Actions / 21 Jun 2022

20+ Photoshop Photo Effects for Stunning Creative Photos

One of the best things about using Photoshop is how it gives you the freedom to let your creativity run wild and experiment with different effects.

When Photoshop first went mainstream, everyone used it to make photo manipulations and try different styles of effects on photos to make them look more fun and unique.

Well, now you can do all those fun things using pre-made templates. Today, we brought you a collection of cool Photoshop photo effects you can use to make your photos look more creative and unique.

You’ll find lots of different photo effects and photo overlays in this list. They are easy to edit and use with various types of photos. We included a few free photo effects and tutorials as well. Download them all below.

Instagram Grid Templates: 20 Examples + Tips

Instagram Templates / 20 Jun 2022

Instagram Grid Templates: 20 Examples + Tips

A secret used by some of the boldest visual brands on Instagram is to use a grid or puzzle template. What this style of template does is create 12 cohesive panels that come together as a single image when someone visits your Instagram profile page.

The trick here is that the panels have to work equally well as single image posts and together as a whole. It can be difficult to pull off if you are not careful.

A template can make it a lot easier to figure out and manage. You can create one yourself, or download a ready-made option (best if you are looking for quick and easy). Here, we are looking at 10 great Instagram grid templates with tips for how you can take the inspiration from each and use it with your images on your social media account.

The Website Redesign Checklist: 10 Key Considerations

Graphics / 20 Jun 2022

The Website Redesign Checklist: 10 Key Considerations

It’s something most brands or companies have to do every three to five years: tackle a website redesign.

The speed of technology is constantly changing, design trends evolve, and overall functionality requirements make a semi-regular redesign a must to ensure your presence online is modern and usable. It’s a big project, but with the right planning, it can go smoothly.

Here, we’ll outline 10 key considerations to think about when you undertake the next website redesign project.

You can use this list as a checklist to help manage your project.

20+ Best Social Media Marketing PowerPoint Templates

PowerPoint Templates / 19 Jun 2022

20+ Best Social Media Marketing PowerPoint Templates

As a social media professional, presentations are an inevitable part of your job and a vital part of your career growth. Presentations can be a challenge, but they’re also an opportunity. Whether you’re presenting a new social strategy, proving the ROI of a campaign, or pitching a business to a new client, the basics of successful presentation are the same.

If that gives you nervous butterflies, not to worry! Honing your presentation skills takes time, patience and practice.

That said, if you want to knock your next social media marketing presentation out of the park, you must check out our list of the best social media PowerPoint templates.

20+ Best Comic Book Style Photoshop Actions (+ Pop Art Actions)

Photoshop Actions / 18 Jun 2022

20+ Best Comic Book Style Photoshop Actions (+ Pop Art Actions)

Drawing comic book-style pop art can be quite a difficult process, even for experienced graphic designers.

But that’s okay because as a designer you don’t have to be good at everything. You just need to work smarter and find ways to get things done faster. Like learning to use Photoshop actions.

With Photoshop comic book effects and pop art actions, you can instantly give your graphics, photos, and artworks a comic book look and feel.

Today, we bring you some of the best pop art and comic book Photoshop actions you can use to achieve that goal. These actions are easy to use and work perfectly with all kinds of design projects. Grab a few actions from the list and start experimenting.

20+ Best Product & Service Catalog Templates (Free + Pro)

Brochure Templates / 17 Jun 2022

20+ Best Product & Service Catalog Templates (Free + Pro)

When it comes to guiding purchase decisions and educating customers in person, nothing is more effective than a product or service catalog.

Some might argue that websites have replaced the need for catalogs. But when dealing with a client or customer in person, the feel of a professionally designed catalog in their hands has a much better impact than just viewing a web page on a phone or tablet.

That’s exactly why many businesses, even startups, still invest in product and service catalogs.

If you still don’t have a catalog for your business, you’re missing out on a lot of big opportunities. Thankfully, you don’t have to invest a ton of money to make a great-looking catalog. Just use templates.

Explore our handpicked product catalog templates collection below to find a suitable design for your business. And start generating more sales!

How to Design a Professional PowerPoint Presentation

PowerPoint Templates / 17 Jun 2022

How to Design a Professional PowerPoint Presentation

Our series of tips on presentation design outlined some generic rules and ideas that you can live by to create better, more professional presentations. Today we want to follow that up by taking you through the actual process of designing a presentation from start to finish.

We’ll break down every step of the design process, from choosing colors and images to using whitespace properly. After reading through this you should be all set to design your own beautiful presentation slides that will put your coworkers to shame.

Using a pre-built PowerPoint template can be a good starting point for many people (we collected some of the best PowerPoint templates for you!). But if you’re wanting to design your own from start-to-finish, you’re in the right place!

20+ Photography Presentation Templates for PowerPoint (+ Photo Album PPTs)

PowerPoint Templates / 17 Jun 2022

20+ Photography Presentation Templates for PowerPoint (+ Photo Album PPTs)

Are you in the photography business? Does your boss want you to develop a presentation on photography? Maybe a client wants to see a PowerPoint photo presentation with your portfolio.

Photo presentation templates save you time. All you’ve got to do is add the information and images you want to add. Voila! You’ve got a professional PowerPoint presentation that’s ready to present. There’s no wasted time trying to come up with a theme or design.

In this article, we bring you photography PowerPoint templates for every budget. These PowerPoint photography templates are more professional, modern, and creative, and can be easily customized to your specific needs in just a few clicks.

Read on.

20+ Best Instagram Video Templates for Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro Templates / 16 Jun 2022

20+ Best Instagram Video Templates for Final Cut Pro

Instagram is a great way to showcase your work, tease your ongoing projects and instantly connect with your followers.

From Instagram Stories, IGTV, and posting directly to your profile, Instagram has expanded the ways you can share your content on their platform.

In this article we take a look at some of the best Final Cut Pro Instagram video templates to help you excite and connect with your existing followers, reach new people, and get to your next milestone.

Read on.

20+ Photoshop Light Leak Actions + Overlays

Photoshop Actions / 16 Jun 2022

20+ Photoshop Light Leak Actions + Overlays

Looking for light leak effects to give a retro film look to your photos? Then you’ll find our Photoshop light leak effects collection much more useful.

Light leaks used to be a terrible side effect of using analog film cameras. If you bought a cheap camera or accidentally opened the back cover exposing the film, you usually end up with a bunch of photos full of light leaks.

Today, light leaks have turned into such a popular trend that people are actually looking for ways to add light leaks into photos. Mainly because it creates a beautiful nostalgic film look in photos.

You can also add light leaks into your photos using Photoshop actions and overlays. This collection is filled with many different styles of light leaks you can download and use right away. They are very easy to use. Go try them out.

50+ Best Premiere Pro Templates 2022

Premiere Pro Templates / 15 Jun 2022

50+ Best Premiere Pro Templates 2022

Today we’re featuring a collection of easy to use Adobe Premiere Pro templates you can use to quickly craft professional-looking scenes for your videos.

Whether you’re looking to make an opening scene for your YouTube channel, a title sequence for a video, slideshows, or even product promotions, this list of Adobe Premiere Pro templates has it all.

We’ve included a mix of free Premiere Pro templates and top-notch premium options too. So there’s something for every budget!

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