More than 28% websites currently active on the internet are built in WordPress including news portals, blogs, online magazines, and what not. This is such a versatile platform that houses sites of all natures including the photography ones.
If you’re into this business and want to build a photography website, it’s worth knowing which WordPress themes to explore that can best showcase your work to the public.
With that said, let’s take a look at the best WordPress photography themes to choose from. If you are looking for more WordPress themes, check the list of the best free themes in 2018 that were made by 000webhost.com?
Captivating masonry portfolio, a variety of gallery styles, and a slide-out menu are just a handful of the features of this WordPress theme carries. The black and white tones look super elegant; the perfect place for showing your most stunning creations in an equally stunning way. You have the option to go with grid, classic, full screen, private, and masonry view.
Additional features of this theme:
- Highly responsive
- Powerful admin
- Ajax portfolio content
- CSS3 animation
A quality photography theme is the one that lets the photographs do the talking without causing any interference. Exposure is one such theme for avid photographers. The theme’s framework doesn’t overpower the images you use.
The elegant design of Exposure extends well to all the pages; especially to the gallery section. Additionally, you get a countless customization options, event calendar, short codes, and much more to play with in Exposure.
If you’re a minimalist who likes to keep it real; then go with this photography theme. Inspired by the Pinhole camera – this theme houses nicely chosen set of features! You get to choose from 5 home page designs; all beautiful and elegant. There are different layout designs such as grid and masonry.
This is one of the only themes that carry all the right features. A theme like this is hard to come by so you might want to consider it as one of the options.
4. Photo Me
Photo Me is a neat and clean yet a powerful WordPress Photography theme that lets you create an elegant a professional photography site. It has 1 click demo install, which allows you get your website running within few minutes.
Professional photographers will find it hard to resist the charm of Photographer Portfolio. It’s an excellent choice if you want to score a strong online presence.
The theme has plenty of clean areas to highlight the beauty of the photographs.
- High Resolution
- Widget Ready
- Compatible with all browsers
- Relaxed interface
- highly responsive
- lazy loading
- custom post formats
- parallax scrolling
- more than 80 short codes
The name itself says it all. Those on the hunt for a functional, interactive and basically an ideal photography theme would never be disappointed with this Fotography Lite which is available for free download. This is one of the most trending themes from WordPress.
They have designed this theme keeping in mind the special needs of photographers, photo journalists, and photo bloggers. Fotography Lite is fully responsive and the way it displays images is sure to keep you glued on the screen.
Here are some of the features of this theme:
- A host of layouts to pick from
- Easy integration of social media (Flickr, Twitter, and Instagram)
- Interactive photo gallery page layouts
- Highly customizable
Another excellent choice for photographers, photo bloggers, and basically anyone who wants to showcase their artsy work! The smoothly animated theme features a grid-based gallery that promises nothing but the most elegantly showcased images. There’s also a CTA ribbon featured along with the portfolio.
Some other features of the theme –
- Highly responsive framework
- endless color options
- social icons that give a vintage feel
- Integrated with Google Fonts Selector
Now here’s a theme powerful enough to induce a feeling of nostalgia and whimsy. Loaded with some really fine and elegant features; Temptation is a real winner in the category of best WP photography themes.
The home page is wide enough to cover the entire page so that users notice nothing but the photograph currently on display.
No matter which masterpiece you want to showcase, Temptation will never fail you. With this theme, you get to play with a full-width slider, carousel, custom header, custom background, widget, and lots more.
Here’s a theme which is the very definition of class. Perfect for photo bloggers, RokoPhoto Lite features a combination of modern and vintage design. The full-width header showcases the posts via lazy loading which looks real elegant. The galleries are easy to create and there’s also a space to put catchy descriptions to go with the portfolio.
All and all, RokoPhoto Lite is a theme that puts emphasis on images without any unnecessary distractions or clutter.
Need a space where you can show-off your high quality images with enough space to provide a description for each image? Then go for Photolog; an incomparable theme that’s hard to come by.
The ‘sticky’ feature of Photolog is the real winner. Every image consumes half the layout space leaving the other half with enough space for you to provide the image description. The ‘sticky’ feature comes handy in scrolling down the post without making the image move from its pace until you’ve read the entire description.
This is the theme that redefines simplicity with its approach of ‘singularity’ as probably evident by the name itself. One of the most popular and sough-after themes – Onesie basically acts like a responsive single landing page. This is great for artists who want to showcase their work without confusing the users with unnecessary complications and distractions. No redundancies or pointless pages.
So, that was a list of 10 most promising WordPress photography themes. Which one sounded most promising to you? Which theme do you think is you’? Do let us know in the comments.
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