Modern WordPress themes provide various ways for displaying photography and design works. There are hundreds of photography and portfolio themes created each year, each with its own unique features.Picking the best photography WordPress theme out of the thousands of options online is difficult. That’s why we at SpyreStudios created this collection of the finest WP themes for photography and portfolios. This themes list will be updated monthly with some of the most unique and feature-packed photography themes from across the Web.

Beaudry

Beaudry

Created by: dinosaurstew

Price: $55

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Beaudry is a Genesis child theme targeted at photographers that has a stunning magazine style and beautiful photo galleries to showcase your work. Beaudry’s sleek menu combines elegant serif and sans serif typography which give the theme an editorial feel. The theme comes with eight page templates, including a landing page, an about page, a services page, and a full-width page. Some of the features of Beaudry are the option to upload your own logo, complete mobile responsiveness, tons of widget areas, and custom color palette. The theme is also eCommerce-ready so you can start selling your work right away.

Shutterbird

Shutterbird

Created by: GT3themes

Price: $49

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Shutterbird is a WordPress theme that’s entirely tailored to suit the needs of the modern photographer. The theme has a powerful page builder and an awesome theme options panel that allows admins to effortlessly customize their website. Shutterbird has tons of image display styles, including four custom sliders and six gallery types, that allow you to completely personalize the theme’s looks. Galleries also allow the option for password protection. The theme is SEO-friendly and it’s optimized for a high-speed browsing experience.

Spark

Spark

Created by: Visualmodo

Price: $59

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Spark is an intricate portfolio theme for WordPress that offers a striking user experience with a captivating video background, sleek sans serif typography, and multiple page sections. Spark has tons of options for customizations. Along with five elegant portfolio page styles to choose from, the theme also provides typography and color options. The theme also comes with 40+ shortcode elements, a WYSIWYG front-end editor and a neat visual composer for backend page editing. Spark is also translation ready, has an integrated eCommerce plugin, a side menu option, and supports Contact Form 7.

Killeen

Killeen

Created by: FastWP

Price: $49

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Killeen is a Bootstrap WordPress theme with a visual approach. It has a dark layout and a grid gallery for photos or a design portfolio. The masonry gallery combines both photos and posts which make the website easy for browsing multiple content types without switching to separate galleries and blogs. The theme comes with 4000+ Retina-ready vector icons

Exposure

Exposure

Created by: ThemeFuse

Price: $59

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Exposure is a gorgeous photography theme by ThemeFuse. It has a sophisticated style with beautifully crafted slider and page elements that are perfectly combined with a bold serif font. The theme’s classical looks makes it ideal for wedding and family photography but its unique design can match any photography style. The theme has three built-in page styles, plenty of shortcodes, a handy events calendar, and a WooCommerce shop.

Fotos

Fotos

Created by: wiloke

Price: $29

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Fotos is one of the cheapest and most feature-packed photography themes you can get your hands on. It has a unique above-the-fold section with a side menu that sticks to the top when navigating around the site. Fotos comes with 10 stunning home page layouts and six photo galleries. The optimized photo gallery allows easy upload of unlimited amounts of photos. The theme is also compatible with Redux, Visual Composer, and MailChimp.

Napoli

Napoli

Created by: fox-themes

Price: $39

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Napoli is very new on the market and it’s already gathering a huge fan base. The theme starts cheap and ends at the price of $49 after 13 December 2016 but that’s not the only thing that makes the crowd go wild. Currently, Napoli has 5 gallery styles and 10 hover animations that make the photo displays live and engaging. There are also two album page types and about us pages but that’s not all. Fox-Themes want to continually upgrade their theme with new features and constantly accept feature suggestions.

Grand Photography

GrandPhotography

Created by: ThemeGoods

Price: $59

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GrandPhotography is a feature-rich photography theme that offers every feature you could possibly imagine. The 144+ predesign pages and templates can help you turn this theme into anything your heart desires. The theme’s video parallax and parallax scrolling are optimized at 60fps which provide a smooth scrolling experience. For an easier customization, the theme offers a live content builder with responsive preview. GrandPhotography also has 6 menu layouts, 9 single portfolio templates, and 10 blog layouts. The bulk image uploader makes uploading a breeze while the infinite scroll optimizes the photo browsing experience by ditching any unnecessary user actions.

Umbrella

Umbrella

Created by: _nK

Price: $57

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Umbrella is another masterpiece on the WordPress photography theme scene. The front page features a full-screen image slider with an unusual menu style that stretches in all corners of the screen. Combined with a beautiful photo, this design choice provokes visitors to take a closer look at the image as a whole and acts as a minimalist text frame that beautifully compliments the photo. About has a one-of-a-kind layout that creatively mixes large photography with an editorial text design. The theme has a fast AJAX loading, a live content builder, ACF PRO, and a 100% responsive, retina-ready design.

Oshine

Oshine

Created by: envirra

Price: $49

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Oshine is so highly customizable the team had to create 27 demo home page versions to showcase the full potential of the theme. Oshine is a creative multi-purpose WordPress theme with multiple page layouts. Few of the many features of the theme are the WooCommerce integration, a facilitated multilingual plugin, a premium slider plugin, a one-click import, and an easy-to-use visual page builder.

John Black Photography

John Black

Created by: GT3themes

Price: $39

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JohnBlack is a fullscreen photography theme with multiple skins and slider types. The theme can be either dark or light and can display your photography portfolio in a grid, flow, packery or ribbon gallery. John Black has 18 unique page layouts along with a video background, an E-commerce page, a services page, about us page, and two amazing blog styles. The theme is also translation-ready, SEO-optimized, and comes with a neat GT3 page builder.

Photo Me

Photome

Created by: ThemeGoods

Price: $59

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Photome is a photography WordPress theme with 8 page demos and 50+ photo gallery and design portfolio templates. The one-click demo install makes for an easy customization even without a complete personal portfolio. Along with a sleek one-page layout, the theme has 8 blog templates to choose from. The integrated Revolution slider guarantees high user engagement while the SEO-optimized code will ensure your site is easily crawlable by search engines.

Borano

Borano

Created by: FastWP

Price: $49

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Borano is a WordPress theme crafted for photographers and creatives who want to showcase their visual work. The horizontal and justified galleries provide an elegant image display. The theme supports keyboard and mouse wheel navigation which makes image browsing much more enjoyable. Borano has a smart photo grid and a filterable portfolio. It has 5 project page layouts, light and dark themes, and comes with plenty of video tutorials to help you get started with customization.

Kepler

Kepler

Created by: envirra

Price: $49

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Kepler is a modern portfolio and photography theme with a minimalist design. The theme offers 40+ page styles, including various gallery and portfolio layouts. Admins can also lock specific galleries with a password and easily translate their website with RTL support. The theme allows self-hosted video and audio. It also provides instant search for quicker browsing. The built-in page composer offers live customization of galleries, blog posts, and portfolio pages.

Panama

Panama

Created by: Peenapo

Price: $49

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Panama comes with 6 homepage templates: Slider, Agency, Personal, Parallax, Fashion, and Creative. Each one has a completely unique feel and a full-screen image background. Panama has a great Mega Menu included in the theme along with 5 captivating gallery layouts to display your best work. It also supports music background which can make image browsing an even more delightful experience. The theme has a child theme support and multiple blog layouts. It also has a before / after image effect and image copyright protection. Every photo in Panama has a separate page with custom meta information which, if filled correctly, will boost your site’s performance in search engines. The Peenapo Page Builder allows quick layout creation. Photographers can also lock content with a password and take advantage of the floating columns portfolio effect when displaying their work.

Skylab

Skylab

Created by: Mega Theme

Price: $49

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Skylab is a premium photography and portfolio theme created by Mega Theme. The theme boasts to have an innovative slider with touch navigation and hardware acceleration that allows it to run smoothly on most machines. Skylab comes with multiple demo layouts that include numerous gallery styles, suited for both design and photography portfolios. The premium plugins and unlimited layout design options allow complete customization that’s backed up with some excellent client sites examples, listed on the theme’s product page at Themeforest.

The Gem

The Gem

Created by: CodexThemes

Price: $59

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The Gem is a creative multi-purpose WordPress theme which offers a diversity of layout styles. The live preview page of the theme displays 55 different website designs separated into 10 categories, including the following: agency, business, creative, shop, app, landing page, photography, portfolio, one-pager, others. Each of the demo layouts has a unique style and features various typography choices, premium sliders, gallery carousels, and UI animations.

Photography Theme

Photography Theme

Created by: IronNetwork

Price: $59

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IronNetwork’s Photography theme comes with 25 specially crafted photography theme pages, 5 home pages, and 25 inner page layouts. The theme also offers a variety in header and footer designs that allow complete customization. This WPML compatible theme is extremely easy to redesign with the help of the free visual page builder, the revolution slider and the 600+ Google fonts included in the pack. The theme is also ready to be translated in any language and runs smoothly on all of the world’s top web browsers.

Borderland

Borderland

Created by: Elated-Themes

Price: $59

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Borderland is a multi-concept WordPress theme with 12 gorgeous demo layouts and numerous redesign options. The WooCommerce integration allows an easy transition of the site from a static portfolio to a fully-running online shop. Borderland has more than 40 custom shortcodes, multiple font and icon packs, custom widget areas, customizable mega menu, video background support, and various header customization options, among other features.

Superba

Best photography themes

Created by: THB Themes

Price: $59

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THB Themes describe their masterpiece as a media-centric photography WordPress theme that finally answers the market demands for a truly incredible photography theme. Superba is not your usual portfolio theme. The integrated Uber Albums feature and taxonomy options allow the creation of complex image galleries that fetch tagged photos from multiple albums. The WooCommerce integration can help photographers switch their site from a photo showcase to an art shop in minutes. The theme also comes with a unique, custom-created page builder that provides easy redesigning of the existing page layouts.

NRG Photography

NRG Photography

Created by: NRG Themes

Price: $39

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NRG Photography is a WordPress photography theme with a sleek, minimalist layout that’s targeted at creatives who want to showcase their work in a seamless and clutter-free environment. The minimalist style of the theme helps the photos to easily stand out while the simplified menu layout provides an optimized browsing experience for visitors. NRG Photography comes with 4 demo pages, parallax effects, smooth CSS and jQuery animations, and multiple slider options that allow easy customization. The W3C validated code guarantees a well-optimized experience for search engines.

Red Art Photography

Red Art Photography

Created by: designthemes

Price: $59

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Besides being a superb option for art designers and illustrators, Red Art is a WordPress theme that’s focused mainly on creatives in the photography sector. The theme’s light and dark background options, and over 20 color variations allow customization tailored to the individual’s personal style. Red Art is WooCommerce integrated and comes with premium plugins, tons of shortcodes, 7 gallery style designs, and multiple header variations.

TwoFold

Best photography themes for WordPress

Created by: fuelthemes

Price: $61

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TwoFold is a premium WordPress photography theme with unique design and page-flip animations. The theme has 7 homepage layout designs, 6 gallery and album styles, 3 collection pages with various filters, 3 photo hover effects, 3 blog layouts, and more. The unique structure of the website allows the creation of divere photo collections with various tags and provides easy photo ogranization.

Story

Story

Created by: pexeto

Price: $59

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Story is a creative WordPress theme that aims at applying the use of storytelling to create an unforgettable experience for website visitors. Story has multiple photo gallery styles to choose from and is WooCommerce ready. The custom backgrounds and header sections and responsive parallax retina options make this theme highly customizable. The live page composer and visual elements builder allow easy redesigning of the existing demo pages.

Kinetika

Kinetika

Created by: imaginem

Price: $59

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Kinetika provides the ultimate solution for a fullscreen modern WordPress theme for photography and video showcasing. The theme has a one-of-a-kind design that features a home page with a large header image with a gorgeous typography heading and a conveniently placed promotion box. The theme comes with a proofing gallery plugin and multiple header designs. Menus can be either vertical or translucent while the overall layout of the style can be both fullscreen and boxed. The site has a dark and light version and supports video backgrounds.

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