Bokeh Effect in Web Design: Showcase, Tutorials and Resources



Today I would like to present the use of bokeh effect in web design. But what is Bokeh?

In photography, bokeh is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light“. – Wikipedia.

In this article you will find inspirational showcase of beautiful and very colorful websites with bokeh effect. Also you’ll be able to learn different bokeh effect techniques by checking listed useful and detailed tutorials. For the conclusion you will find a lot of great bokeh resources.

Showcase of Bokeh Effect in Web Design

Wonderful bokeh effect looks very impressive in web design projects. Colorful and abstract bokeh effect gives beautiful, mystery and memorable look for any web project.

In this showcase you will find over 20 beautiful examples of bokeh effect in web design. Some of the featured designs are for sale, so if you like this effect you can buy a website template or even a wordpress theme.

Hybrid WordPress Theme ($32)

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Mintozine WordPress Theme (Free)

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Envato

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Theme Bokeh ($14)

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Lisa Maya

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404 error theme ($8)

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Traffik

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Dark ‘n Clean WordPress Theme ($27)

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Unuidesign

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Javascript Showcase ($10)

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Light is Light

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Make Photoshop Faster

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Onvo Media

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Moi Magazine WordPress Theme (Free)

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Webexpedition18

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Sebcreation

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Bitwork WordPress Theme ($27)

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Klar

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IconDock

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72 thinking

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Pristilo WordPress Theme (Free)

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Newism

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Designed by Dave

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Tutorials on Creating Bokeh Effect

Here I’ve collected some useful tutorials on creating bokeh effect in Photoshop, Pixelmator and of course with your camera. Most of tutorials demonstrate how to create basic bokeh effect.

Awesome digital bokeh effect in Photoshop

bokeh effect tutorials Awesome digital bokeh effect in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a digital bokeh effect. The process is very easy and you will see how to use the super powerful Brush Engine, one of the coolest things in Photoshop.

Create a Bokeh inspired Background

bokeh effect tutorials Create a Bokeh inspired Background

In this Tutorial we’ll create a really neat background using simulated focus, learn how to simulate depth in Photoshop, and learn a little bit about the Bokeh design Style so popular in many of today’s Photoshop creations.

Awesome Bokeh Effect Tutorial

bokeh effect tutorials Awesome Bokeh Effect Tutorial

In this tutorial you will see how to create custom bokeh effect in Photoshop. This tutorial will also teach you how to make your own brush.

Light Bubbles Effect Photoshop Tutorial

bokeh effect tutorials Light Bubbles Effect Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to create a bokeh underwater light bubbles effect using Photoshop. This will include blending colours using hue and saturation and creating a really cool custom brush.

Sleek Icon Design

bokeh effect tutorials Sleek Icon Design

In this tutorial we’re going to be creating a colorful image icon from scratch, the icon features a colorful design in a shiny metal like border the icon also used a bokeh effect.

How to Create a Simple Bokeh Effect

bokeh effect tutorials How to Create a Simple Bokeh Effect

This tutorial shows you how to create beautiful bokeh effect in Photoshop.

Create A Perfect Bokeh Effect

bokeh effect tutorials Create A Perfect Bokeh Effect

This well explained tutorial will help you to create a nice bokeh effect in Photoshop.

DSLR Bokeh Tutorial

bokeh effect tutorials DSLR Bokeh Tutorial

Another great tutorial teaching you how to create bokeh effect, this time it’s tutorial for DSLR camera.

The Best 6 Ways To Create Your Own Bokeh

bokeh effect tutorials The Best 6 Ways To Create Your Own Bokeh

This guide provides a simple technique to shape the bokeh of the unfocused elements in your picture.

Colorful Bokeh Effect in Pixelmator

bokeh effect tutorials Colorful Bokeh Effect in Pixelmator

This tutorial will teach you how to easily create a bokeh effect in Pixelmator.

Pure CSS3 bokeh effect with some jQuery help

bokeh effect tutorials Pure CSS3 bokeh effect with some jQuery help

Author of this tutorial wants to add another addition to the bokeh “hype”, by creating a pure CSS3 bokeh effect. Learn how to create bokeh effect with CSS3.

Design a Sleek Bokeh Styled Portfolio

bokeh effect tutorials Design a Sleek Bokeh Styled Portfolio

Learn how to create and integrate the popular bokeh effect into a sleek, professional website design.

Bokeh Effect Resources

Here you will find a lot of useful resources like textures, backgrounds, photoshop actions and even business cards with bokeh effect. Some of the listed resources are paid, but they are highest quality, unique and worth money.

Bokeh flame card ($6)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh flame card

This template is a bokeh illustration with fresh colors and gradients. All text layers are editable so you can input your own text.

Bokeh Effect – Deep Sea ($3)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh Effect Deep Sea

This pack contain 1 Theme with 5 color schemes. Blue Deep Sea (By default), Tropical Blue Sea, Turquoise Sea, Brown Sea and Brown Sea.

Elegant Bokeh Business Card ($5)

bokeh effect resources Elegant Bokeh Business Card

Bokeh Business Card – simple & stylish. Easy to modify. This PSD layered files are print ready, CMYK , 300dpi. All text layers are full type and can be easy edited.

Bokeh Photoshop Action ($7)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh Action

Unique, custom and never seen before action that throughout smart & studied steps, automatically creates the so beloved BOKEH effect on any photography, any image and any scene.

Circle Of Bokeh ($3)

bokeh effect resources Circle Of Bokeh

Fully Layered, Named & Grouped with .PSD File & .JPG Of The Background/Wallpaper. Perfect for all uses! Backgrounds, Wallpapers, Websites, Banners, Headers, Signatures, Badges etc..

Bokeh Effect ($4)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh Effect

This pack contain 1 Theme with 8 color schemes. Blue (By default), Turquoise , Green, Purple, Gold, Silver, Cooper and Orange.

Blue fiber optic abstract background ($3)

bokeh effect resources Blue fiber optic abstract background

Light on! Backgrounds pack ($4)

bokeh effect resources Light on Backgrounds pack

Ready to use and changes you can turn off any glow and lines / make a different color by “hue and saturation” tool or add your gradient.

5 Colored Grungy Bokeh Textures (Free)

bokeh effect resources 5 Colored Grungy Bokeh Textures

Free pack with 5 various bokeh textures. Free for personal and commercial use, with no attribution required.

30 Free Bokeh Textures (Free)

bokeh effect resources 30 Free Bokeh Textures

30 free bokeh textures for you. Free for personal and commercial use, with no attribution required.

11 Fresh HQ Bokeh Textures with Commercial License (Free)

bokeh effect resources 11 Fresh HQ Bokeh Textures with Commercial License

11 beautiful high quality and free bokeh textures. For licence check author page.

Bokeh Texture Pack 001 (Free)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh Texture Pack 001

Another great pack of bokeh textures. For licence information check author website.

13 Graphic Bokeh Textures (Free)

bokeh effect resources 13 Graphic Bokeh Textures

13 253X813 graphic bokeh/light textures can be uses for icons, designs etc. If you use them you must agree with following rules. Do not claim as your own. Please credit if you use any: Coralulu with link to DA. Not for websites or stock, do not redistribute.

Bokeh Effects Pack – 42 Free Images (Free)

bokeh effect resources Bokeh Effects Pack 42 Free Images

The pack includes 42 images, all weighing in around 3500 pixels wide at 300 dpi. They look outstanding by themselves, as a background or even a texture overlay in your design. Personal and commercial use is welcomed and encouraged!

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