With WordPress being one of the easiest and most widely used content management systems on the planet, it comes as a first choice for creating a website by many who don’t have much coding or web experience.
One great use of WordPress is as a portfolio for photographers to showcase their work. There are a ton of photography inspired themes for WordPress that make it fast and easy for photographers to create a beautiful website without having to spend lots of time and money on a web development company.
The best kind of photographer portfolio websites are ones that focus soley on the photography, leaving the website design very minimal. Here I have gathered 20 beautiful photography WordPress themes that do just that. These photography themes will help your photos stand out and look good on these professional looking themes.
King Size is a full screen slider/video background theme with 5 different gallery types, portfolio pages, and a custom admin panel that supports shortcodes and widgets.
2. Core Minimalist by Peerapong
Core Minimalist comes with 6 different portfolio style options and 3 different homepage gallery options. It has the coveted full screen slideshow for photos and includes 8 custom widgets.
3. Salient by Theme Nectar
Salient is a great multipurpose theme for everything from eCommerce websites to photography and designer portfolio websites. Salient is responsive, retina ready, fully customizable, and features a full width slider that supports video and photo backgrounds.
Built specifically for use as a portfolio for photographers, Invictus features a responsive layout, full screen image & video, Flickr slideshow, 18 custom templates, and it’s retina ready.
Photolux is an easy to use responsive photography theme that comes with 3 different skin choices, a full screen gallery, and a flexible and unique AJAX gallery with awesome jQuery animations and effects.
6. Chocolate by Dream Theme
Chocolate is a fully responsive and fluid layout photography theme that features a full screen video homepage, unique 3d slideshow, various slideshow options & layouts, and password protected galleries.
7. Village by Theme Province
Village features unlimited slideshows and galleries, a gallery manager, 4 different full screen sliders, 6 different portfolio types, and it’s mobile ready.
DK is a full screen slideshow theme that features 10 different page templates, photo and video support, 4 different homepage styles, 7 custom widgets, password protected galleries, and built in shortcodes.
9. Flashlight by Kriesi
Flashlight features 5 different gallery options, full screen slideshows, multiple layout options, easy gallery management, and woocommerce support.
10. Expression by Pexeto
Expression is a fully responsive photography theme that allows you to easily build your own custom theme skin. Expression includes an AJAX gallery, lightbox, unlimited gallery pages, custom font support, and it’s retina ready.
11. Black Label by Eneaa
Black Label features a full screen video & image background, responsive layout, HTML5 Video & Vimeo support, retina display, audio background while viewing images, and custom sliders.
12. Slash WP by Dream Theme
Slash WP is a responsive photography theme that features a full screen homepage slider, full screen video homepage, 8 custom widgets, multi-layout gallery and more.
13. Duotive Three by Duotive
Duotive Three comes with 18 predefined color schemes and 9 predefined fonts. The theme also features a color picker so you can create your own color scheme. Duotive features a full screen slider, 5 different blog layouts, custom shortcodes, and an easy to use admin panel.
14. Tripod by Cosmo Themes
Tripod is a professional looking photography theme with woocommerce support, multiple gallery types, drag and drop layout builder, responsive design, retina ready, and a Facebook comment system.
15. Studiofolio by undsgn
Studiofolio is a retina ready, fully responsive theme that allows for infinite portfolios and galleries, features a fluid or fixed width layout, full screen lightbox and slideshow, and it also allows for custom backgrounds on every page.
ANAN is a great photography theme that features a full screen slideshow for the landing page, built in font manager (upload your own fonts), 8 custom widgets, 4 different portfolio styles, and built-in shortcodes.
17. Right Now by RenkliBeyaz
Right Now is a modern full screen video & image theme with audio perfect for photographers and videographers. Right Now was built with CSS3 and HTML5, includes a multi-image uploader, is mobile ready, and includes the Google font library.
18. Photorific by Caden Grant
Photorific features a full screen image slider, over 30 shortcodes, unlimited sidebars, custom background image for every page, 4 different portfolio layouts, lightbox, and a custom color picker.
Fluxus is a portfolio theme for photographers that features a responsive retina ready horizontal layout, dark and light skins, full page slider, video support, and social media integration.
Atlas is a full screen slideshow photography theme that features 4 homepage styles and 6 gallery page style options with password protection. Atlas comes with a built in font manager (so you can upload your own fonts), video support, 8 custom widgets, and a unlimited sidebar.