Being a photographer means you will want to have a website where you can showcase your best images. The last thing a photographer wants is a website where their photographs are drowned out by an over complex design.
When displaying your best photos and galleries your want your work to be the focus, with this in mind I have put together a collection of the latest WordPress photography themes perfect for displaying your photo’s, blog posts and company information in a way that will let your work take center stage.
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WordPress For Photographers?
Using WordPress as a CMS to power your photography website grants you the flexibility to quickly and easily create a highly functional, SEO optimised website without necessarily having any coding knowledge. They are many free and premium WordPress themes available to download but its importnat to consider your needs and most importantly your content when selecting a photography theme.
The photography themes I have a selected are all super clean designs, which are specifically designed to showoff your work – a majority of the WordPress themes are also responsive so they will display your work perfectly on mobile devices and small screens such as iPhones and iPads.
A beautiful design, combined with gorgeous typography creates a visually stunning way to showoff your work.
Breve is a super clean & minimal responsive WordPress theme, perfect for showcasing your best work.
Enjoy more photography-loving functionality than you’ll find anywhere else – gallery management, blogging, eCommerce, iPhone/iPad compatibility, strong copyright protection, lots of customisation possibilities, and a great community.
Origin is a stunning grid-based theme that tells a story through imagery. The theme creates a truly engaging experience by saturating the screen with your beautiful photos. The theme is also responsive, meaning it will look and work great on mobile devices as well.
Gleam was built to dazzle. With its flashy effects and smooth ajax loading techniques, this theme creates a truly unique experience that is sure to grab your visitor’s attention. Allowing for custom full BG photos for each page, Gleam makes it easy to create a custom stunning appearance for each section of your website.
Chameleon was created to be a simple and professional theme with loads of customisation options that do not require web development experience to utilize.
Ink is a simple, clean, and elegant portfolio theme that adapts to any screen resolution. Set full screen background images to easily give each project, post, or page its own personality.
Reveal is a responsive and minimal portfolio theme that’s designed to look great no matter the device or screen size on which it’s viewed. It comes with clean styling and an Ajax powered portfolio.
Hero is a responsive and minimal portfolio theme for creative types who want to show off their best work and highlight their services. One of the key features of this theme is the parallax home page banner.
Photojax is a clean and minimal, yet unique, WordPress photography theme. This sleek and modern theme features two color skins, beautiful galleries using the premium Royal Slider plugin, an audio player, and a minimal blog.
Valerie is a full ajax site with a unique design. It’s a minimal yet powerful wordpress theme. It contains two preset skins, dark and light and also unlimited other color options for every element.
Elitist is completely responsive from 1200px to an iPhone’s screen so you do not lose customers regardless of the device they use to see your website.
Minimal design + responsive layout + fullscreen gallery = Fullscreen theme. It is a gorgeous photo gallery theme where the photos are put in center focus.
Gridiron is a Powerful, Professional, Premium WordPress Portfolio theme which will showcase your products, portfolio or business services. It comes packed with an impressive array of custom options and widgets allowing you to control the look and feel.
SmartScreen is a fullscreen responsive WordPess theme which offers CMS functionality to your website.
Studiofolio is a vey stylish way to display you photos and blog posts, your work is displayed in a neat and responsive grid format – the theme is also retina ready.
Slide is a responsive WordPress theme that allows you to present slideshows in complete fullscreen mode.
PhotoTouch is a beautiful photo theme designed with mobile devices in mind. It features a gallery/slideshow that mimics the iPhone native Photos app.
Shots, a WordPress theme designed to showcase your portfolio. This theme gives you the option to connect through third party sites such as Dribbble, Instagram, Pinterest and Flickr making Shots incredibly fast to set up and customise.
Rhea is a reliable and blazingly fast WordPress theme for small agencies and creatives. Design focuses visitors on your works, gracefully show them, give your contact information right in time. Your work is just to be ready for conversation.