If you’re a photographer and you’re seeking the absolute best WordPress theme for setting up an amazing photography portfolio, this collection is one you’re going to want to pay attention to. Of course, I think WordPress is the absolute best platform for making a photography site, particularly because of all of the great looking themes available to make your site look it’s best. That’s what this collection is here for, providing you as many great options as possible to make a site that you can be proud of.
There’s a reason why WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for all sorts of websites, it’s used in about one-third of all sites on the web. Included in that list, a lot of really large websites that you might not think would be using WordPress. The benefits are clear, you can have a very fast loading website with great style and tons of functionality. But it all starts with selecting the right WordPress theme and that’s where this collection truly shines.
Here they are, the absolute best WordPress themes for photographers who want to make a really killer looking website quickly and on a budget.
Sansara WordPress Photography Portfolio Theme
The first thing I think of when I look at the Sansara WordPress theme is, wow, I wonder how long it took to take off all that makeup. That image is crazy, am I right?
But aside from that, this contemporary WordPress photography and portfolio theme is highly unique, packed with features and it’s very attractive as well. I really, really enjoy the dark version, but there’s a light one as well.
This creative Gallery page is ideal for photo albums, photo galleries, creative and artistic portfolios and possibly even videography. I don’t see why not. If you disagree, maybe these WordPress video portfolio themes will change your mind?
If you’re a creative agency, this WordPress theme has all that it takes to produce a charming and wonderful website that looks professional and trustworthy.
There are 18 different photography features listed in the same such as visual composer, a WooCommerce online shop, photo watermarks, right-click protection, before and after sliders, half a dozen different hover effects and more that I’ll get into after I take a breath. There’s photo password protection, Gallery lightbox mode, 40 different image gallery types, 7 Gallery project Pages, support for YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion, 800-plus Google fonts, page speed optimization and tons more.
With Sansara WordPress theme you get pristine code, responsive design high-speed page load times, over a dozen homepage varieties to choose from, plenty of different layouts and tons more features. I can see why this theme has sold almost a hundred times in the first month on the market and it’s also got a perfect five star rating so far. So far so good, good luck with sales to the developer
So we come to the end of the road for another WordPress theme, this one called sansara. Perhaps this theme was not exactly what you were looking for, and there’s no shame in that. There are plenty of WordPress teams out there and I’m sure one of them is going to be right for you. I’m not trying to sound like your grandma trying to set you up on a date. If that’s what it sounded like, I apologize.
So that’s all the time we have for today, if you’d like to suggest another theme for us to take a look at it, please leave a comment below. Will be back soon to review more incredible WordPress themes.
Tomson, Ajax Showcase Photography WordPress Theme
I’m a sucker for a really unique photography portfolio theme so when this particular template was released, I knew that I would have to review it right away. This is an ideal theme for those of you who need a clean and modern design. This template was dupe for designers, photographers and other creative folks who need an attractive, effective and user-friendly way to share work with clients and potential clients. dude with the visual composer page builder, one of the best page builders for WordPress, this theme is incredibly flexible. Visual composer allows you to drag and drop content blocks where you want them, make little adjustments to the layout and achieve a truly unique look. however, any of the seven different homepage styles give you a big head start to creating that type of amazing presents for your content.
this theme is touch and swipe supported, there’s a short code generator to help you add new functionality to your website, Pearland scrolling effects and full screen backgrounds, not to mention Vimeo supported video backgrounds. do with the redux options framework, a truly extendable and simple framework for customizing your website anyway you want. You can keep in touch with your clients thanks do they contact form 7 plug-in and this SEO optimized theme is going to be fantastic for ranking in any of the search engines.
Check out some more creative agency WordPress themes here. If you’d like to learn about how to create a WordPress website for your portfolio, we’ve got an in-depth guide to walk you through that process.
Photolux, Popular, User Friendly Photography Theme
This is Photolux, it’s a really cool masonry theme with that Pinterest style that’s very visual and easy to navigate. For blogs and photographers that want to present a wide variety of content, this type of visual style is a great choice. You can create a lot of posts and keep them incredibly well organized. That’s a solid way to get people interested in what you have to offer. That familiar Pinterest style makes people feel comfortable, keeping them engaged and looking around on your website for more information. So, hopefully this theme can work for your needs.
Myth, WordPress Photography Portfolio Grid Theme
Myth is a Gutenberg supported theme with a perfect five star rating. That’s just for starters. It’s also a WooCommerce theme, it’s got a great looking grid theme layout that gives you the flexibility to set up different grid looks for your home page, for categories pages and author archives. You’ll have full control over your featured images that help promote your posts and pages.
Creative, well organized and modern, Emily Nolan is a solid choice for photographers who want a WordPress theme with all the critical bells and whistles to make a really memorable website. You get a couple different color schemes, a dark version and a light version, helpful plugin support, clean and well documented code, simple, responsive design, full support for the most popular social media networks, image sliders and a lot more. Emily Nolan still has a perfect 5 star rating too, which is a great sign that the code, the support and the features are all up to snuff.
MF is one of the most highly respected themes ever made for WordPress. I had to double check, because last time I looked, MF still had a perfect rating of 5 stars. Looks like one person has finally decided to give it a 4 star rating, so it’s dropped all the way down to 4.99 overall. Not too bad. No matter what it’s rating is, MF is a premium quality theme that has a ton of flexibility, particularly for creative portfolios. That’s why it’s in this collection, after all. MF is a true multipurpose theme, it works with WooCommerce, it’s got dozens of premade demo styles to choose from and the developer will even install the MF theme for you if you want, which is a really cool feature for beginners.
RokoPhoto Pro, Parallax WordPress Photography Portfolio
RokoPhoto Pro is a powerful and beautiful WordPress photography theme by ThemeIsle, it’s great for nearly any sort of photo portfolio from photojournalism to sports photography, landscapes to wedding photographers to gorgeous portraits. RokoPhoto simply has a great looking design that makes your readers focus on your images at all times. With a great looking parallax scrolling option, RokoPhoto even has a little style to go along with it’s professional and bold layout and typography.
Pretty good stuff, you can tell they find it as simple to use as can be, easy to customize and powerful enough to handle anything you could possibly want to throw it’s way.
Like all ThemeIsle themes, RokoPhoto features high-class WooCommerce functionality so you can create a wonderful looking online store in minutes, all from the comfort of your home or office, all without having to learn a single bit of code. That’s pretty sweet, if you ask me. Now, what if RokoPhoto is a little too specific in it’s photography style but you still want to use WooCommerce? That’s where this list comes in. The absolute best WooCommerce themes around. WooCommerce works every time.
For photographers who want a professional way to frame their work, RokoPhoto is clearly among the very best options around. Other great photo themes can be found here. I love the layout of this theme, the bold grid design, the typography. It’s really a wonderful all around theme for any type of photograph. I’ve seen examples of folks who have done some incredible stuff with RokoPhoto.