WordPress is known to many people as a blogging platform. Though it has started out as a blogging platform, WordPress has now evolved into far more sophisticated CMS which supports lot of functionalities. Its unique plugin system has made it the most famous Blog system in the world.One of the uses of WordPress other than the traditional blogging is to use it as a photo gallery to display your portfolio. Especially, for photographers the CMS can be used as a complete Photoblogging solution.We have collected a list of elegant WordPress photoblogging themes for our users. Have a look at 25 Best Free Photoblog WordPress Themes for Photographers and use the ones you like most to showcase your photogallery.
Galleria is a free WordPress theme from DaThemes that is a fantastic platform for sharing photographs, slideshows, artwork and anything else.The theme has thumbnails at the bottom of each page allowing a user to easily click on an image and then turn that image into the large, featured image at the top of the page.The theme has a very aesthetically pleasing appearance, that’s also very interactive and fun for the user.
Monotone is a very famous simple yet dynamic free photoblogging wordpress theme. The theme’s layout is kept in mind to be non-intrusive and clean. The colors of the theme change to match the photo making each entry unique and adorable.
The Unstandard is a split two/three column photo wordpress theme designed and coded by 5thirtyone.It automatically creates thumbnails and has support for custom header images and multiple color themes.
Zack 990 theme is inspired by Boston Globe’s Big Picture and is designed exclusively for photographers and video publishers. The theme doesn’t have any sidebars and so supports very wide photographs.
iQ2 is a fixed-width photo wordpress theme that is Skinnable via easily exchangeable color schemes to allow customizing its look to your liking.This theme fully integrates with the PhotoQ Photoblog Plugin.
Ocular Professor is a white photoblogging theme for wordpress that supports large images , author comment highlighting and special formatting, such as drop-caps and image captions.
Autofocus is a very beautiful free wordpress theme that is build specifically for people who are looking to showcase their photography portfolio online. This theme is highly focused on typography and features a unique homepages layout with autosized images.
Polaroid is a photoblogging wordpress theme that is highly inspired from the Polaroid prints and is very clean and beautiful.The theme has a very simple and effective navigation.
Nishita is a very simple and beautiful photo blogging theme made for wordpress. The theme sports a white and grey color scheme with all focus on images with no distractions.
10.Wp Foto Theme
Wp Foto theme is a single column photoblogging wordpress theme. With the usage of custom fields, the theme displays thumbnails on homepages, archive pages, category pages and tag pages.
11.Free Photo Gallery
Free Photo Gallery is a simple white single-column photoblogging wordpress theme provided for free by ShutterThemes.
Sharpfolio is an excellent WordPress theme that is designed to enable Photographers, Artists or any creative professional to showcase their creative work in a very simple yet a clean and beautiful portfolio.
Spotless is a simple white and clean WordPress photoblog theme. The theme focuses on your photo occupying the center of the page, with very minimal navigation around it.
Linquist is a portfolio oriented simple wordpress theme with no other ‘usual blogging garbage’. The theme features 2 color styles- light& dark with a style switcher and also has an in-built simple lightbox.
Grain is a fixed-width photoblog theme for WordPress 2.3+. To use it you have to additionally install the Yapb plugin;Grain uses a mosaic style overview page, has archives, can display exif data, browse to random photos etc.
16. Photo Blog
Photo Blog is a very simple widget-less fixed-width wordpress theme that is spacial,clean and easy to modify with a focus on photos.
WP Pix is a hybrid photoblog that has no sidebars and uses custom fields for neat image display on all pages with built-in image transparency for the linked images. It uses accordion style sliders to show hidden content.
Photo-Biyori is a simple photoblogging wordpress theme that comes in two styles- light and dark with support for automatic thumbnail generation and insertion, built-in thumbnail navigation and random link navigation.
.The Blog Gallery(Paid)
The Blog Gallery theme is built with designers and artists in mind and is one of the most well configured theme. If you are a simple photographer who wants to showcase their work, and get ratings from your viewers then The Blog Gallery is your best bet.
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The theme has a minimalist design that doesn’t overwhelm with lot of information about the pictures displayed.The theme is designed in such a way that one can provide information about the photos in the familiar WordPress editing page.
Reflection is a simple and very well designed photoblogging theme for wordpress. The theme highlights your photo without any distractions and the top navigation menu enhances its look.
22.Photoblog Dark Portfolio (Paid)
A well though of photoblogging wordpress theme that sports clean and stylish web 2.0 look with Jquery animated carousel to present the latest works and photos.The template supports easy changing of colors, aspect and background colors.
Viewport is an attractive wordpress photoblogging theme that uses Coda Slider to display your art work.
Grace is a minimalistic photoblog theme for wordpress that is designed to be stylish and with a muted color scheme and big frame to put the photos right at the center of the blog.
Photopress is a single column wordpress theme specially designed for photoblogs that displays your pictures without sidebar uglification. The theme is simple, white and pleasant on the eyes.