The best Photography WordPress themes
Here’s our collection of awesome WordPress themes for photo portfolios, below the theme image you’ll find a summary of the most outstanding features and functions included.
Framed is an excellent and complete WordPress theme specially created for professional photographers to show their creative works by impressing their visitors and potential clients with animated 3D navigation effects. Framed is developed with the latest WordPress technologies and its responsive design ensures that your content will be displayed perfectly on any screen size and type of mobile device.
It has a large number of features and 7+ specific demos for photography websites – for fashion, food, landscape, street, travel, wedding, and photographic photographers. You can create and manage customer accounts so that they can access with their username/password to review the photos and galleries assigned to them.
With Framed you will have several styles of photo galleries – in a grid, Pinterest type, horizontal and full screen. Also being able to combine these styles. This theme also offers different styles of sliding image banners, where on each slide you can include a link to any page, for example to a gallery or portfolio, and they are fully customizable.
Framed protects your work with password protection, right-click blocking, watermarks and dragging protection.
If you want to monetize your website, this theme allows you to sell your photographs through an online store using the free WooCommerce plugin, which gives you the option to offer different price ranges based on the size of the image. It also supports the Booking Calendar extension, with which your visitors can request an online reservation for a photography session with you.
By including the powerful Elementor Plugin – one of the most popular page builder with a drag-and-drop graphical interface, and a multitude of blocks of content elements – you do not need to have code knowledge. Other notable features are its integration with your Instagram and Flickr account, an elegant blog with different design styles, advanced typography management, easy translation to other languages, and much more.
Kinatrix is a clever developed and modern WordPress theme for photography studios that includes a large number of specific functionalities for professional photographers.
It has powerful features such as 14+ full-screen styles, gallery protection with password, customer management system, an event management system, progressive loading of images, photo stories, portfolios, and galleries so you can create an extensive website. By following strict WordPress standards it ensures the durability of this theme.
With Kinatrix you can easily create photo galleries with filtering options by tags, which are assigned to the images. It is compatible with the free WooCommerce plugin, which will allow you to have an e-commerce website where you can sell your digital works and services. You can also add purchase links to your images that link to your online store.
Kinatrix offers the integration with the plugin WPML for multilanguage sites. It offers high-quality support through a dedicated forum. You can also upload your photos in bulk.
For those who do not know web programming, this theme includes the popular and easy-to-use slider plugin Revolution Slider. Also, it comes with its own page builder.
Grand Photography is a powerful and exceptional WordPress theme for portfolios and photography websites. It offers 144+ predefined styles of galleries, portfolios, and pages, so you can create a website with a unique visual design.
This theme has amazing parallax effects to make your photos and videos more appealing to your visitors. You can group your galleries to make it easier to present and also to show multiple categories of galleries on the same page.
And if you want to monetize your website, Grand Photography offers the integration with the WooCommerce online selling extension so you can sell your work right from your website. All gallery templates optionally support direct purchase links, so your visitors can immediately purchase your artwork. Grand Photography offers your customers several options to see your work: zone access, galleries for customers, password protection for each customer, etc.
Grand Photography is highly customizable and offers over 400+ options for your website to show every detail and customize it to your liking. View your upcoming events in an overall view, sync all your photos with Adobe Lightroom, offer your content in multiple languages via the WPML plug-in, and many other features you should look at.
Refrakt is a WordPress photography theme for professional and amateur photographers that offers high performance. You will have the option to choose to show your main menu horizontally or vertically, 12 styles of fullscreen slideshows, protection of galleries and pages with password, client management system and galleries assigned to clients with password access, event management system, photo galleries with filters by labels, and more.
Refrakt is compatible with WooCommerce – the most popular plugin for online stores in WordPress, so you can sell your creative works and your services from your website. Also, you can include links in the images that redirect your visitors to your galleries or your virtual store.
This theme can be used by users who have little knowledge of code because it includes a drag-and-drop page builder, as well as the popular plugin Revolution Slider for slider management.
Its design is 100% responsive. Your code is optimized for search engines (SEO). And if you want to have a website that displays your content in several languages, you can use the WPML plugin because Refrakt is fully compatible with it.
Divi is one of the most popular multi-purpose WordPress themes, versatile and efficient. To be able to adapt perfectly to creating elegant websites for portfolios of photographers and creatives. Also, note that selecting this topic gives you access to all the other topics developed by the Elegant Themes team.
Divi has an extremely intuitive page creation tool as an integral part of its design – the Divi Builder, which has a drag-and-drop interface that lets you create any kind of photography, portfolio or blog site differentiated appearance that sets you apart from your competitors. It offers over 20 predefined styles that can be installed with one click.
Divi contains a large number of features:
- Responsive design
- Clean and optimized code which is important for good search engine rankings (SEO)
- Strong against malicious attacks
- Translated into 32 languages
- WooCommerce integration
- Compared to other themes, this is the only one which contains an A/B split testing function. This is interesting if you want to analyze which design or content leads to the most conversion.
Kreativa is a modern WordPress photography theme, ultra-scalable and full of features, making it ideal to create a professional website for photographers and photo enthusiasts. It contains more than 13 demos that can be installed with one click. It is a quick way to creating your online portfolio. You can easily combine different elements to get a unique website.
This theme stands out for its beautifully designed full-screen image sliders. You can choose between a horizontal or vertical menu. Your visitors will be able to vote your photographs, in such a way that you will know first hand how much they like your artistic work.
Kreativa offers a 100% responsive design, adapting to any screen size and mobile device – including retina (HD). Thanks to its own drag-and-drop page builder, you do not need to know anything about coding to intuitively and easily create your website. It also includes the popular slider creator plugin Revolution Slider. Kreativa has multiple styles of portfolios and galleries.
Through its powerful options panel you will have complete control of your menu styles, theme backgrounds, fonts, colors and the animated sliders. It also has an event management system that will allow you to show calendars with your upcoming events, workshops, activities, etc. Its client management and testing tool , give you the possibility that your customers can review your work before delivery.
This theme offers password protection for any page of your website. It is compatible with useful plugins such as: WooCommerce, WPML – to have a multilanguage website, Yoast SEO – for search engine optimization, MailChimp – to give your visitors the possibility to sign up for your newsletters and many more. The theme is optimized for search engines (SEO).
Napoli is a modern WordPress theme for creating websites for creative photography portfolios.
Napoli comes with more than 20+ predefined demos and which can be installed with just one click. Among them are unique styles consisting of full-screen viewers, full photo galleries in raster format, photo albums, minimalistic galleries with carousel option or full-screen video playback and much more.
With Napoli you have a large number of styles for galleries – raster, full screen, password protected, Pinterest style, video galleries, portfolio style with filters and more. You have different types of galleries – full screen or grid style, integration with the popular WooCommerce plugin for online shopping, countdown maintenance mode, price packages for your customers, 10 different animations when positioning the mouse pointer for thumbnails, SEO optimization, fast page load, video support, 100% mobile-friendly design, integration with Google Maps, call-to-action options, social integration, and more.
This theme includes a premium booking calendar plugin – so you can view your upcoming events in the calendar. With the included Visual Composer, you can easily create your website per drag & drop.
SceneOne has been developed for the creation of beautiful photography websites. Thanks to its 12+ predesigned demos that you can install with a single click, and combine elements of different ones, you will have a fully functional online portfolio in a matter of minutes.
This WordPress photography theme has multiple styles of portfolios and galleries with modern designed grids. It has an advanced filtering function where you simply choose the images, drag and drop them in your gallery and add labels to make it filterable. It offers password protection for each page.
And if you work professionally in the world of photography, SceneOne has a system for managing clients and galleries that are assigned to each client and in which they can accept or reject your photos and all without the need to install extensions. It also has an event management tool to show specific dates on a calendar on your website.
SceneOne includes a free page builder and the Revolution Slider Plugin so you can create and manage your image sliders in an easy way.
SceneOne offers complete integration with the most popular plugins such as:
- WooCommerce – to have an online store on your website
- MailChimp – to offer a subscription for your newsletters
- Sync with Lightroom – Lightroom synchronization
- W3 Total Cache and Yoast SEO – to speed up and optimize your website for search engines like Google
- WPML – if you want to show your content in several languages.