Keeping your photoblog up to date can be a challenge but where do you start with a complete redesign? Thankfully if you use WordPress as your blogging platform a complete visual refresh of your site can literally be only a few clicks away.
Previously we brought you are top ten favourite wordpress templates for photographers so we thought it was high time we took a little look at the latest photography themes on the market.
One of the most popular wordpress photography themes, Photocrati is packed with 15 theme styles + four homepage styles for each = 60 looks out of the box as well as iPad & iPhone compatibility, built-in gallery management, built-in commerce galleries, Strong copyright protection and awesome SEO functions. View the demo.
Panorama Full Screen Portfolio
Panorama is a full screen WordPress theme for photographers, perfect for a variety of purposes, even is focused for photographers and photography, or other wide graphic works. It requires PHP5 . It’s easy to use, easy to customize to fit your needs and doesn’t bring things what you don’t need. Sliding content, instant galleries are created with no headaches (all explained in the documentation). View the demo.
Viewfinder is perfect for photographers which need a simple yet elegant showcase for their artwork. Coming in two different flavours, light or dark, and with the ability to add an unlimited number of galleries, there’s plenty of scope to set this up just the way you want it. View the Demo.
Sideways is a photography WordPress theme that offers both horizontal and grid layouts. It incorporates eye catching full screen background images that scale to fit all resolutions and window sizes as well as strong and elegant typography and design. View the demo.
Adventure is a minimal WordPress theme for photographers with a unique look and functionality that completely ditches the standard layout. It concentrates on content and your imagery with a great range of shortcodes, theme options framework and more… View the Demo.
Dandelion is a Powerful Premium WordPress Theme. This theme provides all the main functionality you will need to present your products, work and yourself in an elegant and professional style. The Dandelion theme is highly flexible, so changing the color scheme is super simple and for the most parts you won’t need an image editor. The theme is best suited for any business, portfolio, photography and personal sites. View the Demo.
Creating a Gallery / Portfolio can’t be any easier. You just upload your images via Media Gallery (all explained in the documentation) and automatically those images are converted to the Gallery Type you have selected for that specific page. There are no extra steps, just upload your images and click publish. View the Demo.
This is a nicely designed WordPress photography theme with 3 Skins x 3 backgrounds, 2 different slider options (3D, Nivo, Cycle), Thorough Help Documentation (with videos), jQuery Enhanced, Working contact form with jQuery Form Validation, Portfolio with categories and News carousel. View the Demo.
Echoes Premium theme for WordPress is designed for rapid development of portfolio or business websites. It features numbered , thumbnail slides , content objects/elements, carousels, full-width pages, on hover icons with light-box supported images and videos, drop-down menus, multi-column footers and others to make it easy for you to customize and get it online quickly. View the Demo.
PictureThis is a powerful, premium WordPress theme great for photography and portfolio websites but can also be used for other projects.
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Not specifically designed for photographers Folioway is a perfect pixel WordPress theme, not only its clean and elegant, it also comes with tons of features like amazing slider, unlimited colors, etc. It’s incredibly powerful and flexible and easy to use! It is just the best wordpress theme for your or your company’s work presentation! View the Demo.
WordPress Themes for Photographers
For more great options, also check out the new series of WordPress photography themes from Imagely and check out Imagely’s epic round of up Genesis child themes. Once you have your WordPress photo blog up and running the next stage is to look at a number of handy plugins to make the whole blogging experience easier. Here is our Top 10 WordPress plugins for photobloggers.
Finally if you have a photoblog why not tell us a little about it over on our photoblogs page.