30 High Quality WordPress Photography Themes

WordPress and photographers go well together – it allows them to have an online portfolio or photography blog that is easy to maintain themselves using the built-in image upload and cropping tools. I looked at photography specific themes back in august of last year and have since released my own theme for photographers. Things move fast in the WordPress theme world though so its time to revisit the subject and see what themes are available in 2012.

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Notebook is a fun multimedia theme that takes advantage of WordPress post formats and advanced CSS3 animations. The result is a unique and highly engaging design that is sure that impress your visitors. Notebook makes it easy to share a variety of content, including audio, video, photographs and standard blog posts.


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. The theme also comes with a full-screen portfolio section, giving you a new way to display your work.

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The Gallery The Gallery WordPress theme include the great latest feature which allow you to create gallery very very easily, just copy your folder structure to theme folder then it will generate gallery automatically. This theme is truly best for photographer who want to deal with numerous of photos.


Lens is a versatile and customisable theme. Lens is a great hub to showcase your photography skills, using the latest CSS3 and JavaScript techniques we have managed to create a Flash-like theme without hindering load time or SEO . With Lens you’ll be able to be up and running within minutes due to its well thought out content structure.

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Wedding Album

Wedding Album Premium WordPress Theme best suits for Personal Wedding pages or Portfolio Websites for professional Photographers. Wedding/Portfolio Album WordPress Theme uses a great deal of white/dark space, combined with a light/dark background to create an clean feel to this site.


A minimalist theme with a kickass portfolio custom built and exclusive to this theme. It comes with light and dark skins. Cluster is perfect for photographers looking for a new way to show off their work without clutter.


Photosoft is a clean, elegant and modern WordPress theme for photography, photoblog and portfolio sites. This theme is also suitable for business and any kind of sites.


Fullscreen Video & Image Background WordPress theme, also with a Image Slider Background. Perfect for photographers, designers, directors or companies wishing to display their work in an elegant and modern way without complications.


PHOTOlio is a powerful and modern Portfolio and Photography WordPress Theme which is best suited for photographers and creatives.


Subspace WordPress Theme is photography and portfolio template with minimal and elegant look. Subspace includes top quality HTML5 and CSS3 code and is optimized for search engines.


Decor is multipurpose wordpress theme designed to showcase your projects, posts, images and videos from a new perspective.


Exposure is a beautiful Premium WordPress Theme with oodles of features. Exposure comes packed with an easy-to-use un-branded Options Panel and great documentation. Exposure is a beautiful photography theme perfect to show off your work.

Right Now

Experience the New and Impressive touch to HTML5 and CSS3 Right Now. Draw the Screen to Navigate. Leave behind the “Modal Boxes” and ski among your images and video files, enjoy with your audio player… It is Enhanced with AJAX , Seamless and Fastest experience.


Pleased to present you Pacifico – fullscreen background wordpress theme which can not be ignored! Enjoy the beautiful pictures in motion with the incomparable Motion Slider.


HER is a powerful, premium fullscreen background WordPress theme great for photography and portfolio websites but can also be used for other projects.


Rhea is the Premium Photography, Portfolio, Personal website Template built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Unlimited Colors and Image Uploader etc.

JR Photography

JR Photography WordPress theme represents stylish and elegant fullscreen theme for WordPress with separate Galleries and Theme Options management. It gives amazing experience for showcasing photos and blogging at the same time. JR perfectly works for photographers, artists, designers, personal and other creative projects.


Fullscreen Video & Image Background wordpress theme, also with a Image Slider Background. Perfect for photographers, designers, directors or companies wishing to display their work in an elegant and modern way without complications.


Photolux is a powerful and elegant Portfolio and Photography WordPress Theme which is best suited for photographers and creatives who use portfolios to showcase their work.


Photox is a modern, creative photography theme with a full screen background slideshow to show off your awesome work.


PhotoPharm is ideal for photographers and/or design studios. It utilizes a full screen slideshow feature for maximum impact. You can also easily upload 100s of images to create a gallery page in seconds.


With Footage as your website your viewer will never get bored and leave. This theme is a unique way to display your photography and supports all types of photo orientation so your photos will not get cutoff. If you are a photo/videographer and need a fresh new look for your website then this is the theme for you.


Show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress Theme. When purchasing this theme, you will receive a detailed help file along with additional options like choosing between Unlimited color schemes and 2 unique featured slider options.


Fotos is a premium photo and blog WordPress theme that will allow you to easily create unlimited galleries to showcase your work in style. Choose between a masonry layout or a full-screen carousel on an individual basis to show off your photos and make use of the 5 built-in post formats ( standard, quote, video, image, link) for an awesome blogging experience.


Slash WP is a Premium WordPress Theme that has unique modern design as well as powerful and robust functionality. It was created to serve you as a portfolio, photo-gallery and blog with native support of WP v.3.2. and v.3.3 post formats. Slash WP will become an effective showcase of your works.


Zagetti™ tickles your audience’s fancy: to begin with a vertical home page slider “One of the distinct characteristics of Zagetti™ is its stylish and well-polished home page vertical slider that you can customize to showcase your beautiful portfolio.


Victoria. is a Unique Clean Minimal Theme Perfect for Showcasing Work. The focus should always be on your work and this theme does just that.

Picture Factory

Picture Factory is a photography portfolio WordPress theme with liquid layout. Perfect as personal website or studio website for photographers and other artists. It has lots of flash-like fancy jquery features like blur, fade, sliding effects, jquery zoom in fullscreen mode, image resizing script everywhere, cropping script, dynamic background resizing script and more.


DK is the Premium Photography, Portfolio, Personal website Template built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Unlimited Colors and Image Uploader etc.


Meshable is a creative professional WordPress Theme with High End Features. This theme is designed with new valid HTML5 Semantic tags and it works greatly on all leading browsers today. This theme is specially designed for photography and personal sites, however this theme will suit needs of most type of sites if proper background is used.



Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!

3 thoughts on “30 High Quality WordPress Photography Themes

  1. So this is the latest WP developer theme strategy? Put hot women in your theme previews, maybe they’ll sell better?

  2. Beautiful themes! Good job! One more source of photography themes is oQey Themes, at least I use their products quiet often, you can take a look at them. Have a good day!

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