The use of fullscreen hero images has become a lot more popular in the recent years. Faster internet connections allow images and resource to be downloaded much quicker, which makes it simple to include a 1920 x 1080 background image, and re-size it to fit any screen.

These are called, hero images and are typically placed in the front and center, above the fold. These are often used to promote a company, product or individual with the use of a captivating photography. Branding is always a crucial factor, but these big hero images are not always about that.

The goal with the hero images are to get the visitors attention and get them itching to scroll down a little further.

Now that we know what these fullscreen hero images are for, let’s take a look and some websites, who use this trend already.

The Renovator

The Renovator Gym Mornington Online Training Programs

WooCommerce

WooCommerce a free eCommerce toolkit for WordPress

Kin HR

HR Software Kin HR

Hammerhead

Hammerhead

Lifecycle

Rob Lutter Lifecycle

Daniella Draper

Daniella Draper Handcrafted Bespoke Jewellery

CatScarf

CatScarf

Mextures

Mextures

eHouse Studio

eHouse Studio

Cleverbird Creative

Cleverbird Creative Award Winning Chicago Digital Design Agency

Cuddly Kittens

Cuddly Kittens Awesome Lasers Free Food IMP 2014 Grad Show

Papertelevision

Papertelevision Cincinnati Web Design and Development

Magisto

Video Editing By Magisto An Automatic Online Video Editor

Gladz

Gladz

 

Matter Of Form

Brand Interaction and eCommerce Agency London Matter Of Form

Guido Sgariglia

guidosgariglia-it-24303

Vik Borges

v1k-li-24260

We Love Pixels

welovepixels-co-uk-24748

Digitoimisto Contrast

contrast-fi-22777

Naphtali Carleton

naphtalicarleton-com-23077

The Modern House

themodernhouse-net-22483

Sharp & Savory

sharpandsavory-com-19509

Bottega Romana

bottegaromana-fr-19527

Ognew Portfolio

ognew-de-19371

Handcrafted Wooden Eyewear

luneteyewear-com-19416

Andrea Florez

aflorez-ch-19765

FishFriday

fishfriday-nl-19909

Strangelove Digital Agency

strangelove-nl-20438

Where we’ve JustBean

justbean-co-uk-19876

Explore your Everyday

explorer-wear-gr-18680

Hammer & Hand

hammerandhand-com-16706

Joyce Van Herck

joycevherck-com-17085

Innographs : Innovative Photography

innographs-com-17660

MeCre – Mechanical Creatures

mecre-ch-14330

Feel Unreal

feelunreal-co-uk-14903

Roll Digital Dev

rollstudio-co-uk-15264

Let’s Wander

letswander-net-15826

Cape Vintner Classification

cvc1659-co-za-12346

De Republica

derepublica-com-au-12559

The Lifecycle Adventure

thelifecycle-roblutter-com-13284

SmartCreations by Mikael Thorn

smartcreations-se-13420

Paradowski Creative

paradowski-com-10948

rrrrui ♦

rrrrui-com-9581

Paula Borowska

paulaborowska-com-12067

Felix Meyer

felixmeyer-fotografie-de-10259

Awa-Models

awa-models-de-9595

Johan van der Geest

johanvdgeest-com-5590

Valter Bicudo

valterbicudo-com-br-9740

LOOP. Wonderful digital things.

agentur-loop-com-4267

Radoslav Holan

radoslavholan-cz-7548

And that’s it for this collection of websites that utiliez fullscreen hero images. I hope you’ve enjoyed it and got some inspiration for your next design. Let me know in the comments below which one is your favorite!