Portfolio Gallery theme

5 Stunning Portfolio Themes for Photographers

Pictures and images seem to be the new obsession for our digital generation. That’s true. All of us love them.They help to capture the best moments, save our memories, convey emotions and remind us of some points of our lives. This is the reason behind the widespread popularity of online portfolios, where photographers, artists, designers or anyone passionate about photography can showcase the collection of their works or share the best captured moments.

Even with such a large number of available WordPress themes, good looking and functional portfolio themes are still hard to find. If you want to create an amazing virtual gallery for your works and best showcase your collections , here is a small collection of best WordPress portfolio themes you can have a look at. The themes are loaded with highly useful features that are necessary for online portfolios.

 Portfolio Gallery Theme

wordpress portfolio theme

Portfolio Gallery theme is a truly perfect choice for showcasing online collections of images and posts. Designed primarily for displaying portfolios,galleries and collections with different media content, it has something for everyone. It’s responsive, has a minimalistic design and ensures the fast loading of all your images and collections. The theme displays your portfolios, galleries and even blog posts in elegantly organized image thumbs, at the same time providing detailed description about each of them. Your visitors can view the collections in the lightbox, as well as have a preview of your posts images within the lightbox with 15 cool transition effects. There are 6 customizable layouts to choose from, full color customization possibility, options for adding custom CSS, 10 page templates, links to social media, and many more other great features. Check the theme demo to see all of its cool features in action.


  • Advanced lightbox
  • SEO-friendly
  • Custom CSS support
  • Beautiful and eye-catchy design
  • Widgets (AdSense/Advertisement)
  • 10 page templates
  • Built-in shortcodes for Editor
  • Full color customization
  • Video files support in the portfolios



Hitchcock Featuring a responsive and beautiful design ,this theme can be a great choice for designers, photographers, bloggers and common WordPress users.  Built to adapt to all-sized devices, Hitchcock provides a great viewing experience for both desktop and mobile users. You can choose the three-column grid or a single-column layout to showcase your works and make all the necessary customizations to have them look exactly as you wish. The theme features infinite scrolling and load more button options, social icons menu, a built-in search field, editor styles, and other great features.


  • Beautiful design
  • Responsive and Retina ready
  • Full theme customization possibility
  • Gallery post format support
  • Built-in search field




Tiles is a colorful masonry style WordPress theme, which will be a perfect fit for creatives who’d like to stand out. The theme features a dropdown multilevel menu to give your website an organized look. Your collections and posts are displayed with infinite scrolling option on your homepage and archives section, enabling you to add featured images for every single post on your website. The theme comes with an advanced threaded commenting option and integrated social media icon fonts.It’s responsive and compatible with all the major browsers. The theme is also widget ready.


  • Masonry style post layout
  • Integrated social media icon fonts
  • Custom menu system, multi-level dropdown
  • One widget ready location
  • Integrated blog pagination in search results
  • Threaded comments
  • Compatible with all major browsers




Sketch is yet another great theme for showcasing illustrations, portfolios, image galleries and other pieces of your work. Its clean, light and easy to navigate design leaves your visitors focused on your collections. The theme features a unique Portfolio content type, enabling you to display all your portfolio projects in unique layouts and  in a separate section of your WordPress dashboard. If you want to showcase your portfolios on the frontpage of your website you’ll just have to use Portfolio page template.You can add featured images to your collections in landscape, portrait and square aspect ratios, which will be shown in archive and  portfolio pages.  The theme also features custom menu, links to social media profiles, custom header and background, and provides a sea of customization options.


  • Featured content slider (up to 10 slides)
  • Portfolio content type support
  • Portfolio shortcodes
  • Portfolio page template
  • Custom logo
  • Social links
  • Custom menu




Minimalist yet powerful this portfolio theme is a great choice for creating an appealing online presence for your works. It is sure to display your collections and portfolios equally good on the screens of different sizes. Portfolio projects on your website can be organized in beautiful layouts, and be shown in a special section on your dashboard. With the available shortcodes you can insert your portfolios and collections to any of your post and pages. A hidden widget area above the footer of your website is a great place to show your widgets and save space at the same time.  Up to 1100 pix full width images will have the attention of your visitors instantly.


  • Responsive design
  • Portfolio content type support
  • Shortcode support
  • Custom menu
  • Hidden panel for widgets
  • Social icons
  • Portfolio page template

If you’re a passionate photographer, contemporary artist, or a freelance blogger who loves to share images and media collections, these great WordPress portfolio themes are a perfect choice for you. They’re loaded with all the necessary features to make your website and works look stunning and appealing. Take your pick from the list and get down to inspiring other people sharing the same passion for design, art and photography.

Gayane Mar

Gayane Mar is the founder of WPCapitan.com, a WordPress enthusiast and blogger. She is a contributing author to a plenty of well known WordPress related blogs and enjoys sharing her experience and expertise to help people with WordPress. WPCapitan focuses on all things WordPress, how-tos,reviews and plugins, news and more.