25 Free Photography WordPress Themes
WordPress is a great, flexible CMS and with a little bit of imagination you can achieve whatever you want from magazine and blog themes to video and portfolio themes. What I want to show you today is a collection of photography based themes that for sure will help you to present your work of art to the people interested in your photography. If you also like writing there are a bunch of themes that combines very well the blog and photo display part. Doesn’t matter if you’re a professional or amateur photographer because I guarantee that will find a photoblog theme that fits your needs.
The selection I’ve made contains free premium photography themes that for sure are worth to check and experiment. These themes allow you to display your work in a clean environment and most have galleries and full screen image capabilities. The photo themes are flexible with a simple but strong backend that will offer you an easy way to setup your portfolio.
Make sure you also check our previous post featuring best free WordPress themes: 30 Best Free WordPress Themes 2011
Free Photography WordPress Themes
Mixfolio is a responsive, HTML5 theme for WordPress that includes post format support, theme options and action hooks for developers. Use it for your portfolio and make your friends jealous.
A stylish and modern minimalist theme with a beautiful image gallery slider and an optional blog view. With support for post formats, audio and video playback, ideal for showcasing photography portfolios or podcasting but also great for your everyday blogging.
3. Blue Bubble
BlueBubble is a free, clean, simple premium portfolio WordPress theme for designers, photographers or any other creative minds! It’s designed for easy showcasing your work and it comes with some very cool features.
Grace is a stylish, minimalistic photoblog theme for WordPress and it’s completely FREE!
Mansion is a free photoblogger’s theme for WordPress. It features a flexible-width thumbnail grid for both images and photo journal entries. Mansion is perfect for those who want to primarily showcase their photographs and occasionally write blog posts.
Two different theme layouts / capabilities to allow you to switch between a photoblog / portfolio showcasing your own work or using Snapshot as a design gallery.
7. AutoFocus 2.0
AutoFocus 2.0 is a clean and simple WordPress theme developed for photographers looking to showcase their work.
8. Fotofolio 1.2.3
Fotofolio Landscape is a WordPress theme specially designed for Visual Artist, Photographer, or any media designer, to show off their works.
10. F8 Static
F8 Static is a free theme for WordPress that can transform your site or blog into a fully functioning photography or multimedia portfolio site.
11. Imbalance 2
Imbalance 2 turns you WordPress-based website to an attractive blog, portfolio or even online magazine. This free template designed in strict modern style with a minimalistic touch.
Neat and flexible grid-based theme for WordPress CMS, Portfolium can be used on portfolio web-sites or blogs. If you are designer, artist, photographer, or other creative specialist you can take a full advantage of this free WordPress theme.
Fullscreen is a free one-column photography and multimedia theme for WordPress that can be used for portfolios, photoblogs, videoblogs, and virtually anything else where you want your content to be front and center.
14. Revolt Theme
Revolt is a unique theme for your WordPress blog – it is customizable to your image and revolting message, and comes packed with bunch of handy plugins and tricks. And yes, it’s free !
Tantalumize WordPress theme is a free kick-ass portfolio theme where you can easily showcase your high quality featured works.
Praseodymiumic WordPress theme is another portfolio theme that comes with muted color palette, custom typography, custom front page widgets and testimonial widget which transform your regular blog into a fully functional website.
Exhibition Theme is clean and modern WordPress theme with a blog like design. This is perfect theme for any artist to showcase their portfolio and blog about their work.
Visual WordPress Theme is a grid like theme with slider option. Great for displaying your portfolio on main page. This is perfect theme for any designer to showcase their portfolio and blog about their work.
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.
21. Shaken Grid (Lite)
Shaken Grid uses jQuery Masonry which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.” The result is a gap-less layout even if you have varying post heights.
24. Fliphoto Photoblog Theme
Fliphoto is a clean and simple free WordPress theme for photoblogging. Just like the name, it has the flipping functionality for each post by clicking on “more info”.
25. F8 Lite