Best Portfolio / Photo Gallery WordPress Themes
This is a gallery of the best portfolio, gallery and photography premium WordPress themes. While not listed in any particular order, the themes below are the best gallery / portfolio / photo gallery style premium WordPress themes currently available for WordPress. This is a dynamic gallery which will be continually updated, and new themes added when new high quality themes are released. It is part of the Best Premium WordPress Themes Collection.
[Updated: 9 December, 2013]
A responsive portfolio WordPress theme from ThemeTrust with a super clean, minimalist design. The premium theme is perfect for creative individuals and companies to showcase their work and highlight their products. Features include a large full width homepage banner to display a key message, filterable portfolio template, TouchSwipe slideshow, custom options panel, mobile responsive design and more.
A responsive business portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust ideal for photographers, freelance designers, design firms and others. Features include a custom portfolio section with smooth filtering animations, option for a full screen background that’s synchronized with the homepage slider, custom background images for individual pages, touch swipe sideshow, Google fonts, custom options panel and more.
Optional full screen background synchronized with the homepage slider
Modern Portfolio WordPress Theme
Modern Portfolio is a beautifully minimal, responsive portfolio WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. The premium theme has a sleek, high-contrast, flat design which is highly flexible making it ideal for photographers, artists, freelancers, designers and others to showcase their work in a modern website design that focuses attention squarely on your images. Some of the unique features include: streamlined black and white typography and a high contrast layout, call to action and customisable “hire me now” sections, integrated blog section to blog about your work, easy one click Google Authorship setup, a landing page templates, custom background, menus and featured images, theme options panel and more.
Ink WordPress Theme
Ink is a clean and simple responsive WordPress theme from Theme Trust which could be used for an elegant portfolio website or a stylish blog. The premium theme has a responsive design so it adapts to any screen resolution working perfectly on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices. You can set a full screen background image to each individual project, post, or page. This makes each page unique and really stand out with its own personality. Some of the other features include a filterable portfolio template and custom portfolio post type, TouchSwipe slideshow, Google web fonts, various custom shortcodes, the ability to set your own colours and more.
Photo Frame WordPress Theme
Photo Frame is a clean and versatile responsive photography / photo blogging WordPress theme. The premium theme from WPZOOM is a designed specifically for photographers and videographers, film makers, designers, and other creative individuals wanting to showcase and share their photos or videos online. You could also use the theme for an attractive and eye-catching traditional blog. The theme allows you to easily create galleries and slideshows using native WordPress gallery shortcode functions. There are 3 different gallery layout options you can select – wide, medium and 3 column. The layouts for the homepage, category archive, posts and pages can all be selected and changed individually. Other features include: dark colour scheme option, advanced ZOOM framework and options panel with automatic updates, custom background and logo input, menu management, custom shortcodes, translation options, and more.
Memories Photography WordPress Theme
Memories is a beautiful responsive photography WordPress theme from cssigniter. The premium theme has a nice and simple dark and minimalist design that makes your photos really stand out and be the focus. It’s powered by the JetPack plugin (by the creators of WordPress) for the photo gallery and other functionality so you don’t have to worry about being locked-in to the theme. The Memories theme is also designed to be as flexible as possible and you can select how many columns you want for your photo galleries. Some of the other features include: a mobile responsive layout, blog section, custom menus, shortcodes, localization, theme options panel and more.
The Portfolio WordPress Theme
Portfolio Theme from RichWP is a responsive portfolio WordPress theme with a minimalist yet bold design. The premium theme has big bold images and large typography making it ideal for artists, designers or other creative types to really show off their content. It’s a lean theme which has been reduced to include only what is necessary. It does not run on a framework, and the bloated options pages, extra widgets and shortcodes have all been left out, leaving you a fantastic fast theme you can easily work with. The gallery template allows you to show images, video or audio galleries and the theme supports all native WordPress post formats. It also has a fully responsive and adaptive design so it scales automatically for everything from large monitors right down to mobile phones.
Gallery WordPress Theme
The Gallery Theme is a flexible, super minimalist and responsive WordPress gallery theme with a modern grid design. The premium theme from RichWP is ideal for photography, art, design, video and other gallery styled websites. It has a fully responsive and adaptive design making it mobile ready. Gallery Theme has a widgetzied front page with a 1,2,4 column layout that allows you to display galleries, sliders, text, videos or other content on the homepage. Some of the other features include: easy logo integration, infinite scrolling, support for all native WordPress post formats, custom page templates, a grid styled blog, and search-optimized HTML5 code architecture.
Adaptive WordPress Theme
Adaptive is a versatile responsive WordPress theme that could be used by creatives, artists, photographers, bloggers and others. The multi-purpose premium theme from Authentic Themes has a clean, simple and flat design which is suitable for a wide range of different purposes. Some of the key features of the theme include: a homepage that displays your most recent work, unlimited colour options via built-in theme options, a mobile responsive design, Google fonts, Shortcodes support, full blog functionality and more!
Gallery WordPress Theme
Gallery is a nice photography WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework. The premium child theme from ZigZagPress has a full screen slideshow on the homepage and a menu box which expands when you click the menu icon. It comes with a number of gallery layout options (2, 3 and 4 column and full width), 3 page layouts (left sidebar, right sidebar, no sidebar), a blog section, social profile links, a mobile responsive design, and all the other great features and benefits of the excellent Genesis Framework.
Stock Photography WordPress Theme
Stock Photography is a WordPress theme from Graph Paper Press that allows you to build your own stock photography business website. The feature packed premium theme that lets you to manage your portfolio, blog and have a stock photo business all in the one WordPress powered website. The theme integrates with the free Sell Media plugin which is a complete solution for selling images and other media directly from your website. It allows you to sell any type of media, license media for specific uses, protect file uploads, and accept payments via PayPal. The theme itself has a number of powerful features built-in. It has advanced search functionality, lightboxes for sharing images, image metadata importing, private dashboard area for customers, ability to organize images into collections, social sharing options, various colour options, custom headers, backgrounds, logo, page template options and more. The theme is also mobile ready with a responsive design.
Digital WordPress Theme
Digital is a professional portfolio WordPress theme designed specifically for freelancers, photographers, design agencies, video producers or anyone else wanting an attractive website to display their portfolio of work. The premium theme from WPZOOM has a modern flat design and is mobile ready with a fully responsive layout. Some of the other features include: a comprehensive backend options panel, menu management, custom shortcodes, custom background and logo options, a selection of page and post templates, automatic framework updates and more.
Baylie WordPress Theme
Baylie is a multipurpose, mobile responsive business / agency WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The premium theme has a bold and modern design perfect for creative agencies or professionals wanting to make a big impact with their website. It has a full screen parallax slideshow for the homepage perfect for making a bold impact with big beautiful images. Scrolling down the homepage reveals a portfolio section, blog post and other sections for testimonials and whatever other content you want to add. Other features include: a mobile ready responsive design that adjusts to look great on all devices, slideshow shortcode to easily turn a group of images into a slideshow, a filterable portfolio with smooth animated filtering, Google web fonts, several custom widgets and page templates, video support, theme options panel and more.
Awesome WordPress Theme
Awesome is a versatile responsive premium WordPress theme that lets you showcase your photos, slideshows, videos, blog posts and other content in a unique and stylish way. The premium theme from Graph Paper Press has a modern flat design with minimalist styling that puts your content centre stage. It’s really a multi-purpose theme which you could use for a photography website, a video site, personal blog, ecommerce site (or a combination of all the above). Some of the features of the Awesome theme include: big header images, videos and slideshows, automatic full screen slideshows, minimalist menu with icons, simple set-up, post formats, a mobile friendly responsive design, simple set-up, theme customizer to easily change fonts, upload a logo, change colours, backgrounds and more.
Expose Pro WordPress Theme
Expose Pro is a simple responsive and HTML5 ready photography blog WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework. The premium child theme from StudioPress has a clean and basic single column design and comes with 5 colour styles, custom header and background, threaded comments, HTML5 markup, a mobile responsive layout, theme options and all the other features of the Genesis Framework.
O2 WordPress Theme
O2 is a simple responsive WordPress theme designed for personal sites of creative individuals, portfolio, business and photography websites. The premium theme from Viva Themes has a full screen background slideshow which can have optional captions and as many slides as you like. Other features include: attractive portfolio and blog templates, featured images on posts and pages, custom menus with descriptions, custom shortcodes, text or image logo, full width template and more.
Showcase WordPress Theme
Showcase is a mobile responsive photo gallery / portfolio WordPress theme from RichWP. The premium theme allows you to showcase your photography, videos or portfolio of art work in a simple and minimalist website design that is mobile ready. The key feature is simplicity and flexibility, but the theme does comes with a selection of useful features such as a widgetzied homepage, easy logo integration, support for native WordPress post formats, a set of useful custom page templates and colour change options.
Showcase Dark Gallery WordPress Theme
Showcase is a responsive gallery / portfolio WordPress theme from RichWP. The premium theme has a dark colour scheme and allows you to showcase your photography, videos or portfolio of work in a simple and minimalist website design. The key feature of theme is speed, simplicity and flexibility. There is no complex framework or lock in features and is designed to work with your favourite plugins. However the theme does comes with a selection of useful features such as a widgetzied homepage, easy logo integration, support for native WordPress post formats, a set of useful custom page templates, colour change options and a fully responsive design making it mobile ready.
Carajillo WordPress Theme
Carajillo is a nice looking WordPress theme for photographers and visual artists. The premium theme from ThemeJug has a modern, professional design and allows photographers, videographers and artists to display photos, video, art or other portfolio of works. You can also display testimonials and services and maintain a blog. The theme is mobile ready with a responsive design and is also retina ready so will look great on desktops, iPads and iPhones.
Sell Photos WordPress Theme
Sell Photos is a powerful and mobile ready photography WordPress theme for entrepreneurial creatives. It allows you to manage your portfolio, blog and sell your photos all on your own website. The mobile ready premium theme from Graph Paper Press has a clean and boldly understated design. Some of the other features of the theme include: advanced portfolio management and search functionality, lightboxes for purchasing and sharing images, image metadata importing, private dashboard area for customers, a variety of page templates, blog section, logo and background images, a variety of colour and layout options and more.
Bonbon WordPress Theme
Bonbon is a cute and modern portfolio and blog WordPress theme for displaying your creative work and blogging. The premium theme from ThemeJug has a colourful and flat design which is also retina ready and responsive so will adapt for any screen size and device. The colours are all customisable via the options panel. Some of the other features include: a filterable gallery template with image, video and slideshow gallery formats, shortcodes, touch swipe support, custom homepage layout, localisation support, custom widgets and more.
Folio Black WordPress Theme
Folio Black is a clean and minimal portfolio and photography WordPress theme from Authentic Themes. The premium theme has a nice dark design (a light version is also available) which allows you to elegantly showcase your portfolio items or photographs online. It uses a portfolio custom post type so you can easily add and manage your portfolio separate from your standard blog posts. The theme is designed with simplicity and compatibility in mind sticking to core WordPress functions and avoiding code bloat. It has a fully responsive design, shortcodes plugin support, widget ready areas and localisation options.
Photo Press WordPress Theme
Photo Press is a responsive photography WordPress theme from Authentic Themes. The premium theme has a striking masonry grid layout for the homepage and archive pages to showcase your photo gallery and images in a unique and eye catching style.
Netelier WordPress Theme
Netelier is a beautiful and professional WordPress theme with a responsive layout from Nice Themes. The premium theme has a clean, versatile design making it ideal for any business or agency websites to showcase their products, services, portfolio and more. Netelier has a customisable homepage with a responsive featured slider, into message, info boxes, and sections for latest work and posts. The sidebar can be aligned on the left or right side. The main navigation menu has a fixed position which stayed at the top of the page when you scroll which is nice. The theme comes with a nice portfolio section and custom portfolio post type and template to showcase your work. The general portfolio template also allows users to dynamically filter portfolio items by categories. Some of the other great features in the theme include 5 different colour scheme options, theme options panel to easily upload a custom logo, change styles and other settings, and custom widgets and page templates. The theme also has a fully responsive design so visitors have an optimised experience on all devices from desktop computers to mobile phones.
A clean and elegant portfolio WordPress theme with a responsive layout from ThemeShift. The premium theme has a very clean, minimalist design and the responsive layout means it will look great on all mobile devices. DePosito is built on the FrameShift Theme Framework and is packed with lots of handy features including custom post type for portfolio items, custom post and page layouts, lots of useful custom widgets and shortcodes, comprehensive theme options and more.
Portfolio Layout Options
A classy responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Mint Themes. The premium theme has a clean and professional design. It has a custom homepage with full width slider, and custom pages within to cleanly display projects using text, images, videos. Other features include custom widgets, backend options panel, post format support, automatic image resizing, and a responsive design so it automatically adjusts the layout to best display for different devices like iPhone, iPad, laptop, or desktop.
A mobile ready photo portfolio WordPress theme from Themify. The premium theme has a responsive design meaning it adapts to the viewers screen size, resolution and device to work perfectly on both desktop and mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and Android phones. It has a gallery/slideshow that mimics the iPhone native Photos app, allowing users to swipe or press arrow keys to go through the photos, double tap, auto play, pinch and expand, etc. Other features include various list and grid view layout options, 8 theme skins, theme options panel and more.
A professional, minimalist portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The custom homepage includes a carousel for featured content, and a recent project slider. Other features include custom post types for portfolio management, smooth jQuery effects for thumbnails and menus etc, custom options panel with colour controls to set your own colour schemes and more.
A sleek and professional magazine style portfolio WordPress theme from Graph Paper Press. The theme has a fully responsive design that adapts to all mobile devices beautifully. It integrates with the new Theme Customizer in WordPress 3.4 so you can change colours, fonts, logos, header images, image orientation, left or right sidebars etc and preview your theme customization changes instantly on the page before saving. Other features include slideshows with a simple drag and drop interface, 350 font options, custom widgets and more.
Fullscreen Photo Gallery WordPress Theme
Fullscreen is a responsive, photo gallery WordPress theme from Themify that allows you to showcase your photos in a complete fullscreen mode. The theme has a homepage with minimal design elements so your photos are put in centre focus. Users can toggle to fullscreen mode by clicking on the fullscreen button and pressing escape key to exit the fullscreen mode. The fullscreen gallery can be individually assigned to any WordPress Post or Page. It also has a regular gallery with 2 display options: fullscreen swipe or popup lightbox mode. The theme can also be used to display video and multimedia content.
A premium WordPress theme for the Genesis Theme Framework from StudioPress which could be used for photography, portfolio or gallery websites. The theme includes a featured slider on the homepage, multiple posts / page layout options, navigation menu controls, backend options panel and more.
A responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The premium theme has a clean and minimal design ideal for showcasing your work. It features smooth project filtering, Twitter like infinite scrolling for posts, custom post types for portfolios, Google fonts, custom options panel and more.
A premium WordPress theme from Organic Themes designed for photographers to professionally showcase and sell their photography. The theme has a mobile responsive design, several portfolio page templates, a slideshow template, a shop page template (powered by WooCommerce), 1, 2 or 3 column category template layout options, several colour scheme options and more.
Portfolio Templates – 1, 2 or 3 column layout options
An elegant photo WordPress theme from Mint Themes designed for photographers and videographers to showcase and sell their work online. The premium theme is configured to show off your photography and media (photos and/or videos) in an organized and simple way. The theme is iPhone and iPad compatible and is also set up with ecommerce integration that allows you to sell (if you wish) your photos or other media directly from your website.
Showcase WordPress Theme
A beautiful minimal portfolio WordPress theme perfect for displaying your artwork and videos in a professional and modern layout. The premium theme from Organic Themes is an ideal solution for artists, designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, and other creative individuals to showcase their work. Features include: a mobile responsive framework, retina optimised design, filterable portfolio, post formats, slideshow template, colour change options, WooCommerce integration and more.
A responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The premium theme has a clean, minimal style, and the responsive design means it automatically adjusts to look great no matter what the device or screen size it is viewed on. The theme also features an Ajax powered portfolio, masonry or grid layout for portfolio thumbnails, Google fonts integration, shortcodes, custom options panel and more.
A sleek and modern portfolio WordPress theme with a responsive design from Elegant Themes. The feature rich premium theme has a modern minimal design aimed to put the focus firmly on your content. Flexible has a sortable ajax powered multimedia gallery that smoothly loads gallery items that can be sorted into different categories without reloading the page. The portfolio gallery also supports video, so you can display your youtube or vimeo videos along side your image based projects. Other features include a CSS control panel for unlimited colour schemes, dozens of fonts, automated thumbnail resizing, extensive options panel and a fully responsive design that will adapt to look perfect on any screen size and device.
A clean and feature rich portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Junkie. The premium theme is ideal for creative agencies and individuals, freelancers, photographers, or businesses. Features include a large featured content slider on the homepage, custom portfolio page and various page templates, built in shortcodes, 6 colour schemes and more.
A beautiful, responsive business portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The premium theme has a clean, professional design perfect for businesses, design agencies, creative individuals and others. The theme has a unique sequence slideshow on the homepage with options to control text and image position, as well as animation effects. Other features include a filterable portfolio template, Google webfonts, shortcodes, custom options panel and more. The responsive design means it will look great and work perfectly on all devices and screen sizes such as tablets, smart phones and everything else.
A full screen photography WordPress theme from Obox Design. The premium theme has a responsive design, portfolio section with 3 different column layouts to choose from, customisable widgetized homepage, featured slider that caters for both landscape and portrait images, services section, a comprehensive theme admin panel and more.
A premium WordPress theme designed specifically for photographers, photo bloggers and image enthusiasts. The theme comes with 4 colour schemes and has flexible layout options allowing images to be displayed in grids, lists, albums, or animated galleries. You can drop photo collections into blog posts, pages, or direct menu link and present them full-width or customize a sidebar for each collection.
Alternative Homepage Layout
A responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Obox Design. The theme has a clean, minimal design and also features a responsive design meaning the site will automatically adjust its layout to look good on mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers. Key features include a portfolio section with 3 different layouts to choose from, services section to list work, light or dark colour schemes, widgetzied homepage and options panel for easy customisation. It also has an optional blog structure for use as a traditional blog.
Stok WordPress Theme
A responsive portfolio / business WordPress theme with a clean, super minimalist design. The premium theme from Viva Themes would work well for a variety of website types including portfolio sites, business websites and personal profile sites or blogs.
Dark Gallery WordPress Theme
A responsive WordPress gallery theme from RichWP. The premium theme has a super minimalist design with a grid layout and is perfect for design, photography, video and other art gallery type websites.
Cinnamon WordPress Theme
A mobile responsive photo blog WordPress theme designed to showcase your portrait photos. The premium theme from DevPress has a sleek, dark design that makes a perfect frame for showcasing your photography. The theme has a custom showcase template that allows you to scroll through your photos horizontally with a nice custom designed scrollbar. It also has more traditional gallery layouts to show your photos in vertically galleries (scroll down) with a full width layout, with various thumbnail sizes, with a sidebar and others. You can also include your photos in a journal (blog) layout.
A professional business portfolio WordPress theme from Theme Trust that lets you easily show off your work, highlight your services, and share your thoughts. The theme has a sleek yet minimal design, and features smooth portfolio filtering animations, masonry or grid layouts, custom post types for portfolio management, a homepage content slider, custom options panel and more.
A simple and elegant portfolio WordPress theme from WPZOOM designed for photographers, design agencies, and artists. The theme features 5 different colour scheme options, featured slider on the homepage, portfolio template and custom posts, an advanced options panel and more.
A premium WordPress theme for photographers from ThemeFuse. The theme has a minimalist, “full screen” design with a stunning portfolio slider ideal for showing your photos without distraction. With a couple of clicks users can get rid of all the UI elements to only see the images full screen. Other features include blog posts and page functionality, numerous shortcodes, extensive options panel and more.
Full Screen Photo Display
An advanced photo and video WordPress theme from WPZOOM. The premium theme offers a unique way to showcase your photos, videos or blog posts, and has a responsive layout meaning the theme automatically adapts to fit any screen resolution or device you are using making it mobile ready for iPhones, iPads etc. Other features include touch enabled sliders, Facebook comments integration, unique category template, 3 colour styles, advanced backend options panel and more.
A professional photography WordPress premium theme from VivaThemes. The theme makes it easy to create a photo gallery website, with an attractive image grid on the homepage and use of category based galleries. It includes drop down menus, advanced theme options panel, and additional full width and blog page templates.
A gallery / portfolio WordPress theme from Organic Themes. The theme is designed for photographers, designers, illustrators, artists and casual photo bloggers to present their images in a professional and beautifully simple layout. The theme includes portfolio template with 1, 2 or 3 column layout, custom page templates, featured content slider, theme options panel and more.
A slick multipurpose premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes. The theme can be used as portfolio for a fully functional online photo gallery and features blog or CMS style homepage layouts. Deep Focus also includes 5 colour schemes, auto image resizing, integrated shortcodes collection, advanced theme options panel and more.
A stylish portfolio premium WordPress theme from Theme Trust. The theme includes a portfolio page template and custom post type for easy portfolio management, thumbnail filtering, WordPress 3.0+ feature support, button shortcodes, and a custom options panel to easily modify the theme to your requirements.
WP Clear Photo
A clean and elegant premium WordPress theme from Solostream. The theme is designed for photography or portfolio websites, but it’s built in versatility and features make it also suitable for a business, blog, or online magazine websites. The theme includes an alternative business homepage layout, featured galleries / posts slider, multiple page layout options, a theme settings page for easy customisation and more.
A minimalist portfolio WordPress theme from Viva Themes. This premium theme is designed for web designers, graphic designers, artists, architects, and photographers to showcase their portfolio. The theme includes a flexible slider on the homepage, theme options panel, custom shortcodes, integrated blog and more.
A stylish photography WordPress theme from Obox Design. The theme has a unique gallery layout with keyboard navigation to scroll through the content. Carousel also features a custom widgetized homepage layout that allows you to showcase as many galleries as you like, 8 colour scheme options, gallery commenting, info boxes, integrated blog and more.
An elegant and professional portfolio / photo gallery WordPress premium theme from ThemeTrust. The theme includes a featured content slider on the homepage, custom options panel, two colour schemes, WordPress 3.0+ custom menus and background, button shortcodes, and multiple page templates allowing you to create 1, 2, 3 or 4 column gallery layouts.
A premium WordPress photo gallery theme from RichWP. This child theme for the RichWP Theme Framework allows you to easily set up and manage a large photo gallery website. You can easily customise the design to your exact requirements without coding skills via a point and click design editor. It also includes advanced SEO options, a comprehensive settings panel plus lots more.
A gallery / photography WordPress theme from Kreative Themes. The theme comes with 5 colour styles, customisable layout options, theme options control panel, integrated mobile friendly version and more.
A minimalist premium WordPress theme from Obox Design designed for photographers and bloggers. The theme features gallery pages with image filters, a unique gallery slider, 7 colour scheme options, 3 homepage layout options, automatic image resizing and more.
Photocrati Photography SuperTheme
A photography premium WordPress theme designed by photographers for photographers. The theme has 60 different styles straight out-of-the-box, includes a powerful theme options panel, extensive gallery management features and more.
A portfolio / photo gallery premium WordPress theme from Organic Themes. The theme features 2 colour options, a portfolio gallery template, rotating background images, and theme options page to easily customise the theme, and more.
A premium WordPress theme from WPZoom designed for portfolio, photography, photo blog or showcase websites. The theme features a clean minimalist design and includes a big jQuery slider on the homepage, built in Cufon font replacement with 18 built in fonts, theme options panel and more.
A photography premium WordPress child theme for the Genesis Theme Framework from StudioPress. The theme is able to display a slideshow below the header, has numerous layouts, and other options which can be managed from the backend options panel.
A clean and sleek premium WordPress portfolio theme from Theme Trust. The theme has a single page layout with smooth jQuery effects and automatic scrolling and expanding. Features include custom post types for portfolio management, custom options panel with colour controls, portfolio template, custom shortcodes and more.
Through The Lens
A beautiful multi-purpose premium WordPress theme from Obox Design. The theme could be used as a photography site, a work portfolio, a CSS / Flash gallery, a normal blog or be customised to create any style of site you desire. Features include a widgetized home page which has huge depth in layout customization, the OCMX-Live backend theme options panel, multiple custom page templates, 7 colour scheme options and more.
A stunning, truly unique WordPress theme from Elegant Themes with flashy effects and ajax loading techniques that will attract and engage your visitors. The theme lets you have custom appearances for each section of your website: pages, blog, portfolio, gallery etc. Gleam allows for full background photos, as well as a full background portfolio page, to display your photos full-screen and without any distractions. There is also a more standard gallery page template with smaller thumbnails, 5 built in colour schemes, theme options panel and more.
Full Screen Portfolio
A photo and video portfolio WordPress theme for photographers and artists to show off their images or video. The premium theme from Organized Themes has a mobile friendly responsive design to will look great on all screen sizes and devices. The theme utilises multiple gallery layouts to keep things interesting and you can post single images, galleries and even videos. Other features include 2 colour style options (light and dark), 7 different lightbox styles, custom header and background options, social sharing buttons, and a theme options panel to further customise the theme to your needs.
A premium WordPress theme from WPZoom that could be used for galleries, photo blogs, portfolios, showcase sites or a unique personal blog. The theme includes an options page for easy setup, custom fonts, numerous custom page templates and widgets, 3 colour scheme options and more.
Professional portfolio / gallery premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes. The theme includes an optional blog style layout option, gallery page template, theme options panel and 3 unique colour schemes.
A premium WordPress theme from WPZoom which could be used as a photography blog, portfolio or personal blog. The theme features a simple options panel for easy setup, automatic resizing & cropping for thumbnails, and 5 colour styles.
A slick premium WordPress theme from ElegantThemes design for photographers wanting to use WordPress as a photo gallery. While the theme is designed to be image based it also includes an integrated blog section and optional blog style structure. The theme also features some nifty jQuery effects, automatic thumbnail resizing, 2 colour schemes, and in-depth theme options page with a long list of settings.
A portfolio / photo gallery WordPress theme from WPZoom designed for photographers, designers, architects etc.
A professional and flexible business / portfolio premium WordPress theme from ThemeShift packed with features. The theme includes jQuery image sliders that can be used for posts, portfolio items or image galleries. The homepage is completely widgetized allowing total customisation with custom widgets. Other features include various layout options, shortcodes and a comprehensive theme options panel.
A business portfolio premium WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. The theme is designed to showcase your company services and products in a clean, professional manner. Features include 6 layout options for posts / pages, various custom widgets, SEO options, theme options panel and more.
A premium WordPress theme from Themify designed for photographers, designers and artists to showcase their work. The theme has a configurable slider on the homepage, and there are 7 different gallery layout options to choose from. Other features include 7 alternative colour schemes, drag and drop photo gallery management, custom menus and widgets, theme setting options panel and more.
A multi-purpose premium WordPress theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. The theme could be used as a gallery or portfolio site. The theme includes 5 colour schemes, comprehensive options panel and custom widgets that support everything from video to in-depth articles to photography.
A responsive portfolio WordPress theme from FrogsThemes ideal for freelancers and creative job seekers. The premium theme has a slick, clean design and allows you to showcase your best work with support for both images and video content. It’s built with HTML5 and CSS3 (with fallback for older browsers), and is fully responsive meaning it looks great on mobiles, tablets and desktop monitors. The homepage features a filterable grid of your best work with an infinite load button to load more of your work. Other features include a portfolio showcase panel, creative blog, options framework, custom shortcodes, touch screen compatibility and more.
Portfolio Item Display
A gallery / showcase premium WordPress theme from Theme Junkie. The theme includes 3 thumbnail creation options, custom separated search for tags, date etc, easy logo switcher, built in form to accept user submissions, advanced theme options and more.
An elegant portfolio WordPress theme from ThemeShift. The theme allows you to showcase your photos or other work in a sleek and professional design. The theme includes a comprehensive theme options page to easily setup and manage your site, several custom widgets, list or grid view display options and more.
A stylish minimalist photo gallery / portfolio premium WordPress theme from RichWP. The theme allows you to publish photos in hierarchical galleries, and albums and includes an integrated blog. The theme features 3 homepage options: slideshow, gallery or blog, automatic image size generation, 2 colour scheme options and more.
Slideshow Homepage Option
Gallery Homepage Option
A premium WordPress theme from Solostream which could be used as a portfolio website, but also as a business website or a range or other uses. The theme’s key features include: 4 different portfolio page layout options, theme control panel, built in post thumbnails and 9 colour scheme options.
A stylish multipurpose premium WordPress theme from Obox Design which could be used as a gallery, portfolio, product listing page or stylish personal blog. The theme features a customisable homepage with each row being its own widget, 7 colour scheme options, and the OCMX-Live content management system that gives you incredible control of your theme and website.
A hybrid portfolio / personal website premium WordPress theme from WPZOOM. The theme comes in 5 colour styles and has a featured content block on the homepage, custom widgets and short codes, theme options page, custom post / page templates and more.
A portfolio premium WordPress theme from Themify designed for designers, illustrators, photographers, or artists. The theme has a homepage featured box to display feature posts or custom images, grid or list view layout options, an auto-play slide show gallery on portfolio pages, 4 skin options and more.
A premium WordPress child theme for the Genesis Theme Framework from StudioPress. This multipurpose theme could be used for portfolios, photo galleries, product / movie review sites, personal blogs or anything else you can imagine. The theme has multiple posts / page layout options, custom menus, header, background options, custom widgets, comprehensive backend options panel and more.
Responsive Visual WordPress Theme
Responsive Visual from Organized Themes is a unique WordPress theme design for a visually enticing website. The home page features a slideshow that supports both images and videos, and you can also add slideshows to your posts and pages. You can show you photo galleries and videos in a unique content panel. It has built in MailChimp support, staff section, theme options panel and more. The theme also has a responsive design so will automatically adjust to look good on all screen sizes and mobile devices.
A flexible photo gallery / portfolio WordPress theme from Function Themes designed for photographers, designers and others wanting to showcase their work online. The theme allows you to set your thumbnails sizes, set how many thumbnails per page are displayed and resize page layout. Other features include optional header and footer menus, theme admin settings panel, and inbuilt options to customise colours of theme elements.
Concept Portfolio Business WordPress Theme
Concept is a minimalist portfolio / business WordPress theme from Viva Themes. The premium theme has a clean professional design ideal for showcasing your business and products on the web. The homepage has a large slider, 3 widget locations and section to showcase your latest portfolio entries (optional). The theme also features a portfolio page template and gallery slider for each portfolio entry, custom menus and background,, integrated blog, theme options panel and more.
Slide WordPress Theme
Slide is an elegant minimalist WordPress theme from Themify that allows you to present full screen slideshows. Visitors are able to navigate through all of your posts without loading a new page. The posts are opened elegantly in an animated lightbox window with AJAX, allowing the next or previous post to be viewed in the lightbox without exiting the windows or reloading the page. You can also set the post to open on a regular page. With a simple push of a button the slideshow can be toggled to full screen mode. In addition to the slideshow there are various list and grid layouts available with post filtering options. The theme has a fully responsive design so will work beautifully on all devices from desktop to mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry.
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Glare WordPress Theme
Glare is a slick responsive photography portfolio WordPress theme from cssigniter. The premium theme is ideal for photographers, artists, designers, creatives, fashion houses, models and other wishing to showcase their portfolio is a classy and professional way. Glare has two homepage display options – a super full screen photo slider or a full screen background video. It has a customisable listing and portfolio pages allowing you to select how many columns you want, custom contact page, integrated blog, theme options page, mobile responsive design and more.
Artifex Pro WordPress Theme
Artifex Pro is a fluid portfolio WordPress theme ideal for freelance designers and other skilled creative’s to showcase their portfolio of work. The premium theme from Frogs Themes has a super slick, minimal design with a responsive layout so will work and look beautiful on any device. The grid based layout helps you fit together landscape and portrait work, like blocks in a creative game of Tetris. Other features include a portfolio showcase section that supports graphics and video, infinite load for the blog and portfolio, sidebar and ads manager, Google fonts library, powerful options framework and more.
Picks Photography WordPress Theme
Picks is a beautiful photography WordPress theme with a mobile friendly responsive design ideal for pro photographers, armature photographers, Instragram users, and anyone else wanting to showcase their photos on their own website. The premium theme from Obox Design includes all the functionality and photo focused layouts photographers need a photo website. The theme allows you to upload your photos, and with the ability of the album categories, structure your collections quickly and easily. Picks is also smart enough to know if you’re posting professional shots, panoramic or instagram photos, automatically detecting the EXIF data and serving different information (layouts) for each shot.
Pretty Pictures WordPress Theme
Pretty Pictures is a premium photo blog theme with a simple yet distinctive layout that places the focus squarely on your photographic talents. The theme has a single column with no sidebars, and a mobile responsive layout which will automatically adjust for all screen sizes and resolutions so it works perfectly on iPads, iPhones and all other mobile devices. While being sold as a photo blog theme, it could also be used as a clean, distraction free blog theme that focuses on your writing. Some of the other features include custom header, custom menus, featured images, theme options and more. Pretty Pictures is a child theme for Genesis Framework so includes all the other features and benefits of this solid, highly optimized WordPress theme framework.
Profile WordPress Theme
The Profile Theme from Organic Themes is a premium WordPress theme designed to be a hub for everything about you. The premium theme lets you easily create a modern and professional personal website where you can display your online resume, showcase your work, link to all your social media channels and also blog. The theme features multiple portfolio templates, a slideshow template, many social media links, and a versatile blog layout.
Mozzy WordPress Theme
Mozzy is a beautiful and flexible business / portfolio WordPress theme from cssigniter. The premium theme includes an advanced portfolio section that allows you to showcase your work and products in a variety of formats. The homepage is super flexible so you can select how you want it to display with a slider, set column number and sizes, contact forms etc. It has a fully responsive layout which automatically adjusts to work and look great on a wide range of devices from large monitors to smaller mobile phone displays. The theme is built with the latest and best web design standards – HTML 5 and CSS3. Some of the other notable features include 5 pre made colour styles, custom shortcodes, localization options and a themes options panel that provides only the important options to keep things fast simple.
Hardy WordPress Theme
Hardy is a modern, minimalist and responsive portfolio WordPress theme that could also be used for a variety of other purposes including business websites and blogs. The beautiful, modern premium theme from Theme Trust is designed specifically to place your best work right up front by displaying your projects (or other content) in big customisable sections on the homepage. The homepage also has a large full width featured slider, and Ajax load more button to show more sections without needing to reload the page. Some of the other features in the theme include a custom post type for easy portfolio management, integrated blog template, Google webfonts integration, custom shortcodes, and a mobile responsive design.
Boast WordPress Theme
Boast is a photo blog WordPress theme with a mobile first responsive design. The premium theme from DevPress is built to showcase photos with short captions and descriptions. It has a sleek dark design and a grid style magazine homepage. Features include logo uploader, built in breadcrumbs, custom post stylesheet/template capabilities, custom menu and background, a toggle to display widgets at the bottom, and auto notifications / updates.
Doppio WordPress Theme
Doppio is a retina ready, responsive WordPress gallery theme that allows you to showcase your photos, videos, work or services is a professional, minimalist design. The premium theme from ThemeJug lets you to showcase your gallery media in various different ways using either images, slideshows or videos. It also has blog functionality with post formats support so you can create standard blog posts as well as quotes, links, videos and slideshows.
Tourmaline WordPress Theme
Tourmaline is a simple responsive WordPress theme ideal for personal photo-blogging or just good old traditional blogging. The premium theme from DevPress has a clean and professional grid layout with a cool greyscale colour palette. The photos are displayed in monochrome, turning to colour when you hover over each image. The theme is mobile ready, has lightweight and efficient code and is powered by the Hybrid Core. It uses all the standard WordPress functionality and there are no lock-in features.
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