Premium WordPress Themes for Photographers

wordpress themes for photographersThe best way to sell your services as a photographer is to have an impressive – and accessible – body of work to prove your talent to prospective clients. How you showcase that work can be just as important, and having a bold, high impact and stylish photography website is one of the most effective means of converting browsers into new customers.

There are tons of dedicated photography and portfolio themes for WordPress users to choose from. We’ve selected five bold and high-impact options to help get you started.

Hero by ThemeTrust

Hero is a strong, minimal theme ideal for photographers looking to highlight their work with a parallax homepage banner and clean, crisp project modules.

Screen Shot Hero

Built by ThemeTrust, Hero features:

  • Sleek scrolling parallax banner
  • Slideshow shortcode to turn any group of images into a slideshow
  • Responsive layout for viewing on all devices
  • Custom widgets
  • Filterable portfolio with smooth animation
  • Column and button shortcodes
  • Video support
  • Logo upload
  • Page templates
  • Google Web Fonts integration
  • Browser compatibility

Check out the Hero live demo or purchase now for $49.

King Size by Denoizzed

King Size is a fullscreen theme designed especially for photographers, and is currently one of ThemeForest’s top selling themes with more than 14,000 downloads.

Screen Shot King Size

Built by Denoizzed, King Size features:

  • Fullscreen slider for photographs and video
  • Multiple gallery types
  • Custom admin panel, shortcodes and widgets
  • YouTube and Vimeo integration
  • Single background images
  • Unlimited sliders
  • Custom portfolio post types
  • Google Web Fonts integration
  • Language localization
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Check out the King Size live demo or purchase now for $50.

Olya by WooThemes

Olya is a bold and versatile portfolio theme, ideal for photographers to showcase their images while also promoting their services.

Screen Shot Olya

Built on the WooFramework, Olya features:

  • Customizable homepage with loads of optional modules
  • Featured slider to showcase noteworthy content
  • Fully responsive design
  • Powerful portfolio management
  • Custom typography
  • Google Maps integration
  • Custom contact and team pages
  • Social integration
  • Widgetized sidebar and footer areas
  • Alternative styling options

Check out the Olya live demo or purchase now from $99.

Viewfinder by ThemeZilla

Viewfinder is another dedicated photography theme from ThemeZilla, and is designed for photographers who need a simple and elegant showcase for their work.

Screen Shot Viewfinder

Viewfinder features:

  • Beautiful minimalist design focusing all the attention on your images
  • Accent color control
  • Ajax-powered homepage so users can open photos in full view without navigating away
  • Cross browser support
  • Custom built widgets
  • Inbuilt SEO
  • Custom logo upload and page templates
  • Localization support

Check out the Viewfinder live demo or purchase now for $59.

What kind of WordPress website are you currently building? What are you looking for in a premium theme?

Nikki is a professional freelance writer and story teller with a passion for the web and technology. She writes for WP Dev Shed and amongst a roster of other clients.

One thought on “Premium WordPress Themes for Photographers

  1. Holmey says:

    As a small web host I’d really like a WordPress theme that would integrate nicely, (including additional cart CSS’s), with WHMCS, with me being confident that there would be a demand from people like me…

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