According to WhoIsHostingThis stats, web developers created over 4,000+ WordPress-based themes. Customers spent over $286 million on ThemeForest to buy them. Whether you are a professional photographer or an amateur, you can use photography website templates to improve your online presence. They enable you to quickly create a portfolio. We have rounded up the most popular photo templates that will also be useful for creative professionals from other niches.
1. Shapely by Colorlib
Shapely is a WordPress-based theme suitable for many uses. It includes a range of features that make it perfect for creating a portfolio site. Unlike some website templates for photographers, it comes with different homepage widgets for integrating a gallery, testimonials, parallax sections, CAT buttons, as well as detailed information about your services.
This theme will be perfect for owners of small businesses, including eCommerce companies. You can use it for building a portfolio site, blog, magazine, or any other site.
2. Pinbin by Colorlib
This WordPress-based theme is ideal for creating portfolio pages. It makes it perfect for creative professionals who want to publish their photos, graphic design, and other images online.
Pinbin enables you to create a responsive design for your website to make it accessible from all sorts of devices. This design will give your site a Pinterest-like look and make your images more eye-catching.
3. Photography WordPress by ThemeGoods
This WordPress photography theme includes a collection of over 70 templates that allow you to quickly create your photography portfolio. It features 9 portfolio layouts, 10 blog templates, and 8 different layouts for creating a menu.
Thanks to an integrated website builder, you can design various layouts without any coding skills. You just need to drag and drop the modules that you need to add to your website, such as a gallery, blog, testimonials, and more. This theme also allows you to create client pages with password-protected galleries, which makes it easier to access photos taken during various events.
4. Photosen by Colorlib
Price: From $19
Photosen is a Bootstrap-based theme that will come in handy both to experienced photographers and beginners. It allows you to create a responsive design and make your website accessible from different screens.
Using it, you can quickly create a home page for your portfolio, add a drop-down menu with different levels, as well as make your site more convenient to use by adding social media buttons and an online contact form. As the result, you will get a cross-platform site that can be accessed from mobile and desktop devices alike.
5. Order by Format
Price: Free trial or from $7/mo
Many photography website designs include various grids that make it easier to organize the website layout. This theme stands out among them as it enables you to create a grid with squares.
It will make your site look like a widely used social network. The template allows you to create a website with a stripped-down interface and convey the message that you can create stunning content for Instagram.
Price: Free trial or from $89/ year
Divi was created for businesses from different niches that need to expand their online presence by building a website. It’s suitable for companies from all types of industries that want to engage the visitors of their websites and make it easier for them to place an order.
You can customize the design of your website using Divi Builder and over 40 content modules. It allows you to create posts in different formats, select the most fitting style, add videos to your pages, and integrate various features that will appeal to your target audience and make your site more convenient to use.
7. Chic by Imagely
Price: From $49/year
This is a superb option for those who are interested in creating a stylish website for promoting their wedding photography services. Using it, you can create a nice homepage with easy-to-read typography elements. It allows you to create a slideshow in the background and select a background that will make your photos stand out.
8. Noah by Pixelgrade
Price: From €205/ year
Noah is an intuitive template that allows you to create website designs for photographers without extensive experience. You can quickly edit this template to create a modern-looking website that promotes your services. In case you have any questions, you can contact the support team.
9. Core by ThemeGoods
This minimalist theme includes 3 homepage styles and a full-screen slideshow. It supports Google web fonts, which makes it more convenient to use. To create your custom design, you can choose between 4 portfolio styles and 8 custom widgets. Besides, the theme allows you to create a custom sidebar for each page.
10. Josanclick by Colorlib
Price: From $19
Being one of the most attention-grabbing website templates for photographers, Josanclick will help you attract the attention of potential clients and improve your online presence. This template will improve your conversion rate as well.
It comes with an impressive set of features, including a slider, transparent header, floating menu, back-to-top button, and convenient layout for organizing your photos. You can give some authority to your website by adding customer testimonials and a table with the pricing options available.
11. Fabric by Format
Price: Free trial or from $7/mo
Fabric for created specifically for those who want to add a gallery to their website. This template is perfect for art photographers who want to make their galleries look like online exhibitions.
Besides adding the main gallery, you can create other galleries as well. The colors of the template can be customized to your liking to emphasize your photos. Thanks to the slideshow features, you can organize your photos better. It’s also possible to customize the color of the background.
PhotoProof has an original look about it and stands out for the customizable design that makes it easier for photographers to create professionally-looking portfolios. It is fully compatible with a range of plugins that will help you improve the functionality of your website even further, such as Slider Revolution and WPBakery. The template includes a picture uploader, a convenient menu, and more than 15 headers. Using it, you can create a one-page website that is easy to navigate.
13. Photon by Colorlib
Regardless of your level of experience in photography, Photon is one of the best photography website templates for those who need to create a minimalist portfolio. It is also suitable for those who want to promote their services and make their website look more professional.
You can use this template as it is or customize it by adding brand elements. Thanks to it, your homepage will look nice and clean. It will have sidebar navigation, galleries, and a contact page with an online form and streamlined design.
14. Sun by Format
Price: Free trial or from $7/mo
In case you specialize in wedding photography and want to expand your outreach, you can drive potential clients to order your services by adding a beautiful full-screen gallery to your official website. It’s suitable for owners of other types of businesses as well.
This theme stands out for its well-thought-out menu design. You will find the menu at the bottom. It streamlines navigation and doesn’t take up a lot of space. Using the available presets, you can customize the design even further to make it match the main theme of your website.
Most templates reviewed in this article are all-in-one solutions. You can easily customize them depending on your needs. Whether you need to create a blog, portfolio, or a page where your potential clients can place an order, you can quickly create a visually-appealing design for your website. These templates look polished and professional. Many of them come with advanced in-built features that will help you increase your sales and develop your business.
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