WordPress has opened a whole new realm of possibilities for photographers looking to get noticed. Its cheap, or, in some cases, even free. For the up-and-coming photographer, a decent WordPress site is one of the many essential tools for branding and marketing. Here are a few really nice looking photography related WordPress themes I’ve discovered to help get your site looking really professional.
1. Photo Touch – 39$
A theme designed with mobile phones in mind. It works well on both desktop and mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and Android phones. You can get it for 39$.
2. Rising – 35$
This is another 100% mobile compatible theme. This is an ideal theme for people looking for a single place for their portfolio and blog.
3. Shutter – 35$
Shutter is a very flexible theme – giving the users multiple features to choose from. The latest feature addition is the ability to download featured images of portfolio items.
4. Epic – $35
This theme is perfect for both photographers and corporate. The theme is easy to customize. What we love about the theme is that the team provides regular updates, adding tons of new features to it.
5. Gallerific Two – 40$
Gallerific two is the second version of the Gallerific Theme. It is an excellent theme for photographers looking for a single place to blog and showcase their portfolio. It comes with non-branded theme options and custom widgets.
6. Photolux – 35$
Photolux is a very powerful theme for photography portfolios. It comes with a unique AJAX Gallery with extremely nice animations and effects. The latest version update (in Jan, 2012) comes with enhanced slideshow functionality.
7. Caprice – 37$
Caprice is a very elegant theme for people looking at a place to display more than just their portfolio. It is an excellent theme for photographers wanting to integrate their social networks with their portfolio. It comes with built-in social share features and facebook API widgets.
8. Pacifico – 35$
Pacifico is equipped with an amazing full screen motion slider. With customized SEO options for each page and 25 styled widgets, it is an excellent choice for photographers looking for an eye-pleasing portfolio. This theme is definitely worth checking out.
9. Meshable – 35$
This ipad compatible theme works on all leading browsers. If you are on the lookout for a theme which allows you to have a background audio track, then this is where your search ends! Meshable supports unlimited unique tracks for each page. It is highly creative theme with excellent features.
10. Slash WP – 35$
This is a very powerful theme which provides a unique modern way to showcase your portfolio. This iphone and ipad friendly theme comes with 3 homepage options – full width slideshow, static homepage and full-width video homepage. Prepare to be amazed by the creative view options for the galleries.