How to present screenshots of your work

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August 16, 2013
How to present screenshots of your work.

How to present screenshots of your workWhen it comes to presenting screenshots of your work the most obvious choice would be to use a straightforward screen-grab. Today, however, we're going to look at some alternative methods and discuss how they might be able to make your screenshots that little more interesting.

Not only that, but we're also going to provide you with some useful freebies and resources to help you present your mockups however you'd like.

Browser window mockup

If you want to give your standard screenshot a little something extra, there are plenty of resources available that allow you to showcase your designs in a mockup browser window.

Browser Mockup

Suitable for: websites and web apps

Useful freebies and resources:

Monitor screen photo/mockup

Another way of presenting your screenshots, which has become particular popular with the Dribbble community, is to use angled photographs of the monitor displaying your work. You can also achieve this effect by using photoshop mockups or actions that mimic the effect of a photographed monitor, in which case you won't have to worry about things such as lighting, reflections or focus.

Monitor Photo

Suitable for: websites, web apps and desktop apps

Useful freebies and resources:

Device photo/mockup

There is a growing selection of device mockups available online that allow you to showcase your designs on a range of devices such as mobiles, tablets, laptops and desktops. The more comprehensive resources provide mockups from a range of different angles.

Device Mockup

Suitable for: websites, web apps, desktop apps and mobile apps

Useful freebies and resources:

How do you usually present your screenshots? Do you use a method different from those above? Let us know in the comments.

Sam Jones

Sam Jones is a Freelance Designer whose work spans multiple disciplines such as brand identity, design for print, web design and illustration. As well as being the owner of one man design studio, Sivioco, he's also an advisor for Mostash. Feel free to follow him on Twitter @Sivioco.

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