10 elegant WordPress themes for the busy photographer

10 elegant WordPress themes for the busy photographer

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WordPress themes can be tough to sort through. There are so many options available that finding quality themes can be a truly daunting task. For photographers specifically, finding a theme that’s easy to use and can showcase and handle large images can take hours of searching. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorite WordPress themes for photographers.

This theme certainly has a beautiful simplicity about it. Utilizing a card-style layout, Hatch makes it easy for viewers to look at snapshots of your work before diving into the details. With a decent handful of customization options and a responsive layout, Hatch is definitely a theme you should keep in your back pocket.
Hatch

Interested in customizing your own theme? Check out these simple customizations for Genesis.

This theme is gorgeous. Packed full of different options (galleries, descriptions, two-column layouts, three-column layouts) and a magnificent horizontal scroll, Kameron is sure to be a showstopper.
Kameron

This bold photo collage theme is sure to grab people’s attention. The collage displays a featured image from your albums, so it’s easy to share a taste of everything on the homepage. Equipped with a responsive design, layout customization options, and Instagram integration, this theme is worth the cost.
Photogenic

Don’t be fooled by its modest appearance. Milo is a theme ready to show off your work without cluttering the page with unnecessary elements. Responsive and WooCommerce ready, you’ll be ready in no time to sell your work.
Milo

Gleam certainly gets uniqueness points for its innovative menu on the homepage. To access it, you scroll over the website title (in the middle of the page) to reveal a drop-down menu. Plus, the transitions between pages are smooth and elegant.
Gleam

 

Sparkling is an awesome option for all you photo-bloggers out there. Put the emphasis both on your photos and words with responsive sliders, fun galleries, and lots of color options to make it your own.
Sparkling

With a full-image homepage, Transparency doesn’t waste any time showing off your images. It’s Ecommerce ready, and part of the Photocrati package, which includes over 60 different starting designs.
Transparency

Intra is all about selling your work. While this theme technically could be used for selling just about anything, it’s large images make it perfect for displaying HD photos (and convincing people to buy them!)
Intra

Another awesome free theme, RokoPhoto is perfect for photo-blogging. With an emphasis on showing large images with your posts, it’s great for sharing stories about your adventures and photoshoots.
RokoPhoto

Described as “a contemporary, clean and bold canvas,” this theme is sure to make your photos pop. It’s just simple enough to be modern, and just bold enough to stand out. And it’s responsive layout will keep your galleries looking perfect, always.
North

Comments ( 1 )

  1. Arjun Singh Thakuri

    August 20, 2015

    Nice collection!

    • Morgan Smith

      August 28, 2015

      Thanks Arjun! Glad you enjoyed it.

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