Recently, I was looking for a free WordPress photoblog template myself, and I’ve probably seen all of the better ones, not to mention changing a theme for my own photoblog at least 5 times. I’m guessing a lot of you guys are also photographers, artists or designers looking for a nice and free premium-like portfolio theme for your works, so I made this list of 25 Free Photo Gallery And Portfolio WordPress Themes to help you.
I hope you’ll find what you’re looking for, and if you do – please leave a comment, and tell everyone about your choice and your website. Also, feel free to add your own findings of free portfolio templates for WordPress that I’ve missed. Thanks!
P.S.: In case any of these themes get discontinued and you can’t find the theme files, just shoot us a message, and we will be more than happy to help you.
Photoria is a simple & stylish theme ready to be used for your Photoblog or Portfolio website.
Another free wordpress theme in modern-minimalist style. Imbalance is a very user friendly, jQuery powered theme which looks really well under any browser and OS. Perfectly fits for your blog, online magazine or portfolio websites.
Viewport is a free WordPress theme from Paul Bennett. It features a clean and simple layout with sliding ‘panels’ displaying images to represent posts.
4. MyPhoto Free Photography WordPress Theme
MyPhoto is my first try at a photography/gallery style wordpress theme. I created it to be very minimal and elegant in design while still powerful enough to handle a large portfolio/photography site. It comes in a black design (light version coming sometime in the future) that will make your images stand out and look amazing. If you are looking to create any type of gallery, portfolio or photography site, MyPhoto is definitely a great solution – and its Free!
Urban is a free WordPress theme from Paul Bennett, based around the idea of having posts displayed in a timeline. It features a scrolling timeline, inline loading of posts, pages, images and Youtube videos, realtime search that displays results as you type, tracking of your recently viewed pages, and other footer modules including twitter updates and last.fm recently played tracks.
Reflection is a simple, clean and elegant theme for use with the YAPB photoblog software.
7. The Unstandard
8. Big Square
Big Square is a clean, tidy, elegant, photoblog theme.Let the pictures speak louder than text, place your picture bigger with this theme
9. Blissful Blog
The Blissful Blog is a WordPress 3.0 theme for the wedding industry.
10. Grace Photblog
Grace is a stylish, minimalistic photoblog theme for WordPress and it’s completely FREE!
A derivative of Futurosity Aperio Prototype by Robert Ellis, AutoFocus is a WordPress theme specifically for photographers looking for a simple and elegant way to display their work online.
12. Swiss Design
The theme is simple but powerful, with a touch of traditional Swiss design and layout techniques. The unique style and design is what separates this theme from others.
13. Khim Photo
Monolit is a simple photoblog theme based on WordPress and YAPB. It’s designed to be minimalistic and to focus on what’s important – the photo.
Portfolium is a clean and flexible WordPress grid-based portfolio theme designed in a modern & minimalist style. Portfolium is ideal for designers, artists, photographers, and other creative specialists who require a professional portfolio theme.
15. Minimal Theme
Snapshot is flexible and can be used for either a photo showcase, portfolio or design gallery.
Revolt is a unique theme for your WordPress blog – it is customizable to your image and revolting message, and comes packed with bunch of handy plugins and tricks. And yes, it’s free!
18. Vivee Portfolio
19. Sharpfolio 2
Sharpfolio is a WordPress theme designed to enable Web Designers, Graphic Designers, Photographers, Motion Designers, Artists or any creative professional to showcase their work in a simple, clean, beautiful portfolio. Sharpfolio aims to focus primarily on your work, because after all, this is what’s most important.
20. Shaken Grid
Shaken Grid uses jQuery Masonry which “arranges elements vertically then horizontally according to a grid.” The result is a gap-less layout even if you have varying post heights.
21. Folio Elements
Once again, if any of you guys find here a theme for your own photoblog/portfolio website, please share a link – we’d like to see these templates in action!