Best WordPress Photography Themes

Written by Alyona Galea
Written by Alyona Galea
The WordPress platform is ideal for photographers, designers, photobloggers etc. It gives them the ability to quickly launch a quality website with minimum fuss. WordPress themes are usually easy to install and configure. This is crucial as most photographers need a websites that allows them to present their work online in a beautiful fashion while at the same time being super easy to update.

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The WordPress platform is ideal for photographers, designers, photobloggers etc. It gives them the ability to quickly launch a quality website with minimum fuss. WordPress themes are usually easy to install and configure. This is crucial as most photographers need a website that allows them to present their work online in a beautiful fashion while at the same time being super easy to update.

This post provides a list of best WordPress photography themes released in 2012.

Please take a moment to share your opinion or experience about these kind of themes and leave a comment below.


The following themes are still great, but at the moment have not yet been made responsive. Consider that the trend for making responsive themes is still quite new, and it doesn’t mean that these themes are not up to standard. Indeed you will find some of the most fully featured WordPress photography themes here.


Photocrati is one of the most popular WordPress photography themes and it is used by more than 8000 photographers so far. It is different than most other themes in this category because it features 15 different styles and four home page styles allowing you a lot of flexibility without any need for coding. Really it is the same as having 60 themes available to choose form. It is also, according to the developer, the ONLY WordPress theme with built-in ecommerce image galleries. This is cool if you would like to sell your photos online!

More details | Price: $89

Get Photocrati theme


Style Premium WordPress Theme uses a great deal of white/dark space to create a clean feel to this site. The elements of this web design are nicely spaced out to create a clean overall design. The light/dark background and elegant typography combines to make a very fresh design. This website is far from minimal, yet uses very clean edges, accentuated by the contrasts between content areas and backgrounds to create a highly clean web experience.

style wordpress photography responsive theme

More details | Price: $30

Get Style theme


FullScene is a professional, multi-layout, ultra flexible and customizable portfolio WP theme with fullscreen showcase features and loaded with options for designers, photographers and design agencies.

fullScene wordpress photography responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

Get FullScene theme


Invictus is a Fullsize Image and Video WordPress-theme for photographer or creatives. You can use Invictus just the way you like. The possibilities are endless! Its optimal for photographers, digital artists, designer or even private persons, who want to present their images and videos in a unique Way. With the impressive and powerfull custom fullsize gallery with Image and Video support on your homepage your work looks amazing!

invictus wordpress photography theme

More details | Price: $35

Get Invictus theme


Envisioned is a beautiful and powerful portfolio theme that enables you to easily create professional, multi-media galleries. Envisioned has the most powerful gallery features of any of our themes, allowing you to produce versatile layouts of various sizes and aspect ratios.

More details | Price: $39

Get Envisioned theme


Gleam was built to dazzle. With its flashy effects and smooth ajax loading techniques, this theme creates a truly unique and engaging experience that is sure to grab your visitor’s attention. Allowing for custom full BG photos for each page, Gleam makes it easy to create a custom and stunning appearance for each section of your website. Gleam comes with all the standard features you look for in a website: pages, blog, portfolio, gallery, and shortcodes, but packages them in a way unlike any of our other designs.

More details | Price: $39

Get Gleam theme


Responsive themes are those which automatically change their layout according to different devices, which in essence means that they look great on mobile devices.


Responsy is a responsive html5 wordpress theme suitable for personal portfolios or creative agencies. Responsy has been coded in HTML5 & CSS3 and jQuery. It has a solid flexible responsive layout that scales from 320px to 1170px.

responsy wordpress portfolio responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

Get Responsy responsive theme


inProfile is a sleek and stylish responsive photography and gallery theme with a various features such as Extensive admin panel, Custom post and page options, Fully responsive (test it, resize the window!), custom mobile and tablet themes, SEO optimised, Google Fonts, 2 skin variations (light and dark), Tons of custom shortcodes, YouTube, Vimeo and self hosted audio/video (FLV/MP4/M4V/MP3/HTML5) support and others.

inProfile wordpress photography gallery responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

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Fullscreen Studio

Fullscreen Studio is a powerful theme for photographers and creative artists and comes with Light and Dark with theme options supporting multicolor customization of theme elements using color pickers. Creative artists can easily display their products using unlimited portfolio and post formats supporting Aside, Quote, Audio, Video, Link, Image and Gallery. The fonts can be changed using 400+ Google Web fonts choices in theme options. RSW Responsive functionality instantly auto adjusts website according to resolution of devices. Features Fullscreen slideshows with audio. Video fullscreen playback fro Vimeo, Flash, Youtube and HTML5 videos. Homepage supports news blogs along with the slideshows.

fullscreen studio wordpress photography portfolio responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

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Photolio is a powerful and modern Portfolio and Photography WordPress Theme which is best suited for photographers and creatives.  Photolio theme is powered by a “Clever Code”. The “Clever Code” knows which jquery scripts should be used for each page. There is no need to spent your time for loading unused scripts. The theme comes packed with 6 templates to show off your awesome works. You can create an unlimited number of galleries using different templates.

photolio wordpress photography portfolio responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

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A minimalist theme with a kickass portfolio custom built and exclusive to this theme. It comes with light and dark skins. Cluster is perfect for photographers looking for a new way to show off their work without clutter! And best of all its fully responsive, showcase your content on any device whether it is big or small.

cluster wordpress portfolio responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

Get Cluster responsive theme


Attracto is elegant Responsive Theme. By default You have two styles to choose: light and dark. Additionally You can choose from 50 prepared backgrounds. Easy to use unbranded options panel make Your life easier with color changes, drag&drop module for homepage, backgroudnd setting, sliders, features and many, many more. Now with couple clicks Your theme can look so much different than the original. Theme can be used as portfolio, photography or, with some small changes, can be easily adapted for Your business site.

attracto wordpress photography responsive theme

More details | Price: $35

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Now you can turn your WordPress blog into a fully functional online photo gallery while still maintaining all of the features of a normal blog. Along with the gallery layout, DeepFocus comes with a robust blog and CMS-style homepage as well, making it an amazing solution for artists/photographers looking to build an online presence.

More details | Price: $39

Get DeepFocus responsive theme


This is the WordPress version of the five star rated html template called “Me”. It is designed and built with user experience in mind. It is an easy-to-use WordPress theme with detailed documentation, and tutorial videos. If you need a website to showcase your work, just choose Me!

Me wordpress portfolio responsive theme

More details | Price: $25

Get Me responsive theme

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Written by Alyona Galea
Alyona is a WordPress enthusiast, focused on sharing interesting things she comes across during her work with this great CMS. She loves exploring new destinations and maintains a travel blog at

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