WordPress is known to many people as a blogging platform. One of the uses of WordPress other than the traditional blogging is to use it as a photo gallery to display your portfolio. Especially, for photographers the CMS can be used as a complete Photoblogging solution. We have collected a list of elegant photoblog WordPress themes are designed for web portfolios to show latest photographers, web and graphic designers artworks, awards and contacts.
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Photum is a theme to use with WordPress that will turn your site into a clean portfolio that you can use to show off your photos.
Nishita is a very simple and beautiful photo blogging theme made for wordpress. The theme sports a white and grey color scheme with all focus on images with no distractions.
Autofocus is a very beautiful free wordpress theme that is build specifically for people who are looking to showcase their photography portfolio online. This theme is highly focused on typography and features a unique homepages layout with autosized images.
Portfolio Press an excellent theme for showcasing your photography, art, web sites, or other projects. It also works nicely as a regular blog site. An options panel is included for uploading logos and and changing the layout.
Imbalance is an excellent choice for any online magazine, blog or portfolio websites. This free WordPress theme designed with a contemporary modern vibe in a minimalistic style. By the use of Imbalance theme, you can easily fresh-up your project whether it is a blog or i-magazine. In consideration of additional features and flexible layout it is a very user-friendly theme that can attract new visitors to your web-site.
Fotofolio Landscape is a WordPress theme specially designed for Visual Artist, Photographer, or any media designer, to show off their works.
Simple, fast, easy to use, even for beginner, most of all it’s free…
Zack 990 theme is inspired by Boston Globe’s Big Picture and is designed exclusively for photographers and video publishers. The theme doesn’t have any sidebars and so supports very wide photographs.
Free Photo Gallery is a simple white single-column photoblogging wordpress theme provided for free by ShutterThemes.
“Portfolio WordPress Theme” is a wordpress theme designed for web portfolios and (for now) just for web portfolios. It is coming with an Administrative Panel from where you can edit the head quote text, you can edit all theme colors, font families, font sizes and you can fill a curriculum vitae and display it into a special page.
Work-a-holic is a free minimalistic two and three column WordPress theme that focuses mainly on showcasing portfolios for artists, web designers, photographers and illustrators. Work-a-holic separates your portfolio from your blog, enabling easy navigation for clients in a clean, intuitive fashion. It also has a separate sidebar for portfolio (shows recent projects) and a separate widgetized sidebar for the blog and pages.
Viewport is a free WordPress theme from Paul Bennett. It features a clean and simple layout with sliding ‘panels’ displaying images to represent posts. It also features a user-changeable background (color or image) and other customizable elements. Viewport is now integrated into PhotoQ Photoblog Plugin. PhotoQ is a WordPress plugin that turns your blog into a photoblog. If you are a photo enthusiast or simply have a lot of pictures to post, PhotoQ is your ideal companion.
The Unstandard is a split two/three column photo wordpress theme designed and coded by 5thirtyone.It automatically creates thumbnails and has support for custom header images and multiple color themes.
Spotless is a simple white and clean WordPress photoblog theme. The theme focuses on your photo occupying the center of the page, with very minimal navigation around it.
PhotoSquares is very flexible premium gallery WordPress theme that is perfect way for designers and photographers to display their portfolio.
This theme allows you to set your own thumbnail sizes so everyone will be able to create most suitable layout.
Polaroid is a photoblogging wordpress theme that is highly inspired from the Polaroid prints and is very clean and beautiful.The theme has a very simple and effective navigation.
Photo-Biyori is a simple photoblogging wordpress theme that comes in two styles- light and dark with support for automatic thumbnail generation and insertion, built-in thumbnail navigation and random link navigation.
“Modularity Lite is a free multimedia theme developed with users who appreciate visual browsing and prefer a minimal layout, with their photos and multimedia featured front and center.”
iQ2 is a fixed-width photo wordpress theme that is Skinnable via easily exchangeable color schemes to allow customizing its look to your liking.This theme fully integrates with the PhotoQ Photoblog Plugin.
The theme has 3 fixed columns, thumbnails integration, Flickr, Delicious and Twitter integration as well as an attractive visual design. The theme was designed by Zhang Yichi, the creative mind behind Vikiworks Studio from Shanghai, China especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.
This is a very basic one-photo-per-page theme that features exif data and comments below, which is good for your viewers and site interactivity. If you’re after simplicity, this is a good bet.
Here’s a beautiful theme which reminds me of GPP’s Modularity, but with a different color scheme, some graphic flare, and thumbnail navigation.
Galleria is a free WordPress theme from DaThemes that is a fantastic platform for sharing photographs, slideshows, artwork and anything else.The theme has thumbnails at the bottom of each page allowing a user to easily click on an image and then turn that image into the large, featured image at the top of the page.The theme has a very aesthetically pleasing appearance, that’s also very interactive and fun for the user.
Gallery is a beautiful, free, gallery-style Thematic child theme for WordPress, designed by Christopher Wallace especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. It is extremely flexible and can be used as a starting point for design galleries and portfolios.
Check out this Free Photoblog WordPress Themes and tell us which one you like the best. Note that the content used for testing is the same.