Everyone wants to put their best foot forward. You can have the best design solution for your client and sometimes they just can see what you see. Why leave it up to chance? Show them what you see with a digital mock-up. Digital mockups are everywhere now and if you are not using or creating your own then you probably aren't even aware you have seen any. A mockup is a prototype and enables testing of a design. It helps you show the client the end result without final approval. There is power in seeing versus imagining. It's important to show your work in the best light possible and here is an example of what I mean. Which of the following would you share with the client if you had a choice?
One comes across as warm and showcases the design in a better light, and makes me hungry.
It is not insanely difficult to create your own mock-up templates. Its about a great photo with good lighting and layers of Photoshop smart objects. But, to get your feet wet I suggest trying free templates. There are lots of sites out there that have free photo realistic templates for you to download. Here are a few of the sites worth checking out.
Whether your are looking for an iPhone, iPad, iMac, MacBook, AppleWatch, packaging, t-shirts, a street sign or huge billboard mockup – you’ll will find it here.
Check back often since this a big community of designers this collection could change daily maybe hourly.
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If you are looking for higher quality and something special, look at creating your own or investing in paid templates. Creative Market is the place to start looking for paid PSDs. You can also sell your templates if you want to make a little money on the side.
Happy creating and if you have templates to share comment with a link.