More and more photography sites are populating across the globe because in recent years, photography has become an interest niche even for the average man. This is partially due to the increased access of high-tech cameras that can snap professional photos as well as the rise of social media where images are capturing attention on every social media platform.

Among our customers that we do web design for, PenTech Consulting has many of them that are running photography related WordPress sites. That’s why it is so apt to write an article about great themes that website owners can choose. Here’s a quick look at some of the best that we recommend:


This theme simply exudes the best in photography themes and can suit both amateur photo bloggers as well as professional photography experts. It’s clean, minimalistic, and super cool – letting the website users fully focus on the images as you will agree with us that the pictures speak a thousand words. Here are the features we like about this theme:

• Chic typography and fonts

• User-friendly navigation prowess

• Jetpack enabled

• Responsive design

• Collapsible top “footer” that comes with 4 columns

• Featured content uses a grid layout


People often say that photographers only pursue the aesthetics and not the functional but that is not always true. With Coastline, these ideals are enhanced because you will love the practicality that comes with the aesthetic appeal in this cool theme. It can be sublime, loud, in-your-face, and many other elements that you can think of. Here are some of the reasons why you should use this theme:

• SEO optimized

• Great loading speed

• Easy navigation

• Translation ready

• Responsive design

• Retina-ready design

• Infinite scrolling for the portfolio content on the homepage

• Custom widgets to play with

• Added shortcode library


Another user-friendly theme that focuses mainly on highlighting the images and not the text, Divina is perfect for fashion photography sites with its classy outlook. Its layout also favors close-up images so if you have lots of personal portraits to showcase on your site, this theme is the one to go for. Take a look at its top features:

• Great tab icons

• Easy to navigate around

• Fully responsive design

• Custom 404 page

• Great support from author


If you are a master artist who likes to tell your story through photographs, then you will love Lumen to bits. You can choose from 12 backgrounds that come with the theme or you can simply create your own. What website owners will appreciate about Lumen is that it offers great customization features in many areas. Check out some of its selling points:

• Ajax support

• Cross-browser compatible

• Translation ready

• Neat typography and fonts

• Ready-to-go blog

• Retina-ready design

• Responsive design

• Super fast loading time


This is a sophisticated WordPress theme that will turn heads. It delivers drama in your photographs and Ideas comes packed with shortcodes for you to display your portfolio in a poignant way. If you are a fan of the touch-swipe action then you will be mesmerized by this theme. Here are some of the features you can look out for:

• WooCommerce integration is possible

• SEO optimized

• Translation ready

• Responsive design

• Retina-ready design

• Custom widgets

• Lots of color controls and theme options

• Homepage slideshows can be still or animated

If you like any of these themes but need help with doing the best web design with them, you can also talk to us and learn more on how we can help you realize the fullest potential of your selected WordPress theme!