If you are at the point of taking your photography to a new level and want to create a personal brand one of the easiest ways is by creating a professional looking portfolio website.
Bespoke website design and management can be expensive and time consuming but the WordPress blogging platform offers a brilliant way to get your work online at very affordable prices. Better still running your own portfolio and photoblog means you can also write about your work and put yourself out there on the search engines. After reading through this review, check out our other blog post for more wordpress themes for photographers.
Photocrati is currently among the most popular WordPress photography themes. It comes with dozens of built-in styles as well as fully featured gallery management and even ecommerce capabilities. It also offers iPad & iPhone compatibility, strong copyright protection, and good SEO. View the demo.
Here are ten more great photography focused WordPress themes…
Kin is a minimalist magazine style photography template With 2 style variations and support both image gallery and videos. The new slider feature offers an amazing visual portfolio. View the Demo.
Photoworks is a modern web 2.0 wordpress theme for photography and portfolio website. The color of this theme is black/dark. View the Demo.
Sabuy is the Premium Portfolio, Photography Template built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Unlimited Colors and Image Uploader etc. View Demo .
PHOTOME is a professional template for photographers or designer built in 2 custom skins, dark and a very stylish wood background design. View the Demo.
Clean & Valid Code. SEO friendly – Search engines see the content before the navigation (in the code). Dashboard panel to notify you of any future updates.Tested in all major browsers. “Widget-Ready” with built-in custom styling (Calendar, Archives, etc.) All major page templates included, including the 404 page. View the Demo.
This theme gives a nice flash-like experience while browsing the site. Theme will suits best for photographers or other artists who want to showcase their work in a very modern and unique way. View Demo.
PhotonWP features everything that Photon already offered bt now with the option to be managed with WordPress. Featuring the all new DDPanel. The objective of Photon from the beginning of its development was to ‘simulate’ a flash gallery. With that in mind, we were able to create a full screen HTML showcase template that works on any resolution. View the Demo.
Dobin Folio is a Powerful Professional WordPress theme. It’s perfect for Photographer, Personal Portfolios. As it includes 3 different Home page layouts which are perfect for Corporate, Business and clean looking websites. It includes powerful and minimal admin panel which give you full control over every major design element throughout your website. View the Demo.
Show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress theme. When purchasing this theme, you will receive video documentation and a written help file along with additional options like choosing between 12 color schemes. View the Demo.
10. Multimedia Reloaded
A comprehensive multimedia theme and enables the use of both still image and video. The theme has a range of different layout options and make embedding media very easy. View Demo.
The great thing about WordPress is refreshing your website is as easy as uploading a new theme to your server. Simply populate your blog with content and let wordpress so the rest. Running your own photoblog is a great challenge and you will soon find you have readers subscribed via RSS. Enjoy.