New Modern Photography WordPress Theme

Lens is designed with a stunning yet modern, minimal, flat design. LENS features fullscreen slideshows and galleries, grid based photo galleries and a journal otherwise known as a standard blog to keep visitors up-to-date.

Fully packed with fullscreen slideshows, grid based galleries, a journal to keep up with latest photo shoots.

 

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Lens includes various gallery layouts: Full Screen Gallery, Full Width or Grid of Thumbnails.  Also includes portfolio layouts in cases when you need to showcase other kind of works that need additional text to explain things fully.  Other portfolio templates include full-width slider, classic or right sidebar.

Through the theme’s options panel you can customize the look and feel of your site with extensive theme options and change the website’s accent color to match your personal branding.

Main Theme Options

  • Responsive design
  • Retina ready
  • Unlimited colors
  • 600 Google fonts
  • Social
  • Schema markup for Google Rich Snippets
  • Photo and video portfolios
  • 12 custom page templates/layouts
  • Multiple post formats for blog posts
  • 5 custom designed widgets (Twitter feed, Flickr photostream, dribble, social icons, latest posts, contact)
  • Multi-lingual translation ready
  • Extensive theme options

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Responsive Photography WordPress Theme: Lumen

Lumen is a fresh, new WordPress theme for photographers.  It has a lovely, smooth and minimal design perfect for showcasing your photos.

Lumen includes AJAX based transitions which gives the theme a nice feel.  It includes 12 predefined background graphics that are really great looking, but you can also change the main background to something of your own.

 

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Main Theme Features:

  • Fully responsive design adapts to mobile devices
  • WordPress 3.6 ready
  • Add YouTube or Vimeo videos
  • AJAX navigation
  • Bootstrap 3 based theme
  • Translation ready
  • Cross browser compatible
  • Full admin control panel
  • Demo data XML file included
  • Includes PSDs
  • Great documentation

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A Responsive WordPress Photography Theme with eCommerce – Meet Fuerza

Fuerza Theme is a responsive, retina ready multipurpose WordPress theme. It comes with a ton of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from the included options panel. Build your own clean skin or use one of 7 predefined skins.  The Fuerza WordPress theme works perfectly in conjunction with the free WooCommerce eCommerce plugin, which allows you to start selling directly to your customers.

 

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Font, background and color options as well as the dynamic template builder will help you create the Website you need in no time. In addition to the global options you can set unqiue styling options for each entry as seen in the theme demo

The layout adapts to the Screen size of whatever device your visitors are using.  You site will always look sharp and utilize 100% of screen estate on every device.

Fuerza allows you to customize almost every aspect of its appearance via theme options panel, that lets you do modifications without any coding knowledge. Change colors, fonts and layout in any way you want.  Fuerza also comes with tons of shortcodes. Create almost any layout you can imagine with the help of our custom widgets and shortcodes.

LayerSlider Responsive WordPress Slider Plugin – included. You save 15 dollars. Fuerza also includes the popular sliders: Flex Slider, Horizontal Slider and Nivo Slider.

Features list:

  • 100% Fully Responsive WordPress Theme
  • Retina Ready – ultra sharp graphics on the newest screens
  • Unlimited custom backgrounds
  • Unlimited font choices
  • Translated in 7 languages (English, German, Italian, Russian, Romanian, Spain and French)
  • Custom favicon upload
  • Optimised for touch devices
  • Five Comment systems
    1. Standard WP Comments
    2. Alethemes Comments
    3. Support Plugin DISQUS
    4. Facebook Comments
    5. Support Plugin LiveFyre
    6. or Disable Comments
  • SEO Optimized
  • 4 Custom Theme widgets
    1. Recent Posts Widget
    2. About me Widget
    3. Flickr Widget
    4. Most Commented Posts Widget
  • Contact page feedback form Custom template
  • Advanced Theme Options
    • Logo Upload
    • Background Upload
    • Change Site Color
    • Favicon Upload
    • Change Comments Module
    • Enable Ajax Comments
    • Enable Social Sharing
    • Edit Footer Copyright Info
    • Add Google Analytics
    • Add Footer Code
    • Add Custom CSS Code
    • Edit modules from main page
    • Enable or Disable Site PreLoader
    • Enable or Disable Sidebars on Gallery, pages and blog pages separatly
  • Good HTML codeClean Valid SEO-optimized, HTML5 code
  • Blog is Post Format Ready Styled:
    • Standard
    • Gallery
    • Image
    • Quote
    • Video
  • Four Custom Post Types with individual Design
  • Widget ready Sidebar
    • Left Sidebar
    • Right Sidebar
  • Translation-ready theme. Includes the .po and .mo files
  • PSD files included
  • CSS3 Animation’s
  • Cross browser support
  • Detailed documentation
  • and many more…

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Cesar WordPress eCommerce Photography Theme

Cesar is a new responsive WordPress theme for photographers from designer Peerapong.  Cesar includes 15 gallery and 6 different portfolio templates to choose from giving you a wide range of choices to display your photographs.  You can customize this theme in a ton of ways via the extensive options panel.  Cesar is also eCommerce ready allowing you to use the popular free WooCommerce eCommerce plugin to sell photos or other products.

 

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Cesar Theme Features

  • Modern clean design can be used for any photography website
  • Responsive layout which adapts to mobile devices (iPhone, iPad)
  • You can deactivate responsive features with one click in the admin if you want
  • Cesar is Retina ready
  • 6 portfolio page templates
  • 15 gallery  page templates
  • Filterable portfolio content
  • Customisable elements colors
  • Full Screen slideshow for photo gallery
  • 11 Predesigned skins
  • Unlimited Portfolio and gallery pages
  • Translation Ready with mp/po files
  • 2D/3D LayerSlider Plugin for responsive slideshow
  • You can configure own skins using Skin Manager
  • Music support for pages and homepage
  • Password protected galleries
  • Image Gallery Comments Support
  • Fullscreen Youtube and Vimeo video support
  • Extensive galleries admin. Support multiple images upload
  • Portfolio content support Static Page Content, Youtube, Vimeo, Self-Hosted Video and Custom link
  • Styled typography and flexible page columns
  • Social media Profiles Support
  • Installable Google Web Fonts
  • CSS and javascript compression support
  • Easily customize elements colors using color picker
  • Built-in shortcodes
  • Built-in Shortcode Generator plugin
  • Custom Post Type support for Galleries, Portfolios
  • WordPress custom menu support
  • Facebook, Twitter and Google+ integration
  • Unlimited sidebar. Create and select sidebar for each of your pages!
  • Contact us page with validation and fullscreen Google Map support
  • Extensive Theme Documentation
  • Child Theme support for advanced customisation which is not affected by theme future updates
  • Includes video tutorials with documentation

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Clean, Minimal Photography WordPress Theme – Frame

Frame is a new WordPress theme built specifically for photographers.  Its responsive design adapts to any mobile device, especially tablets.  It’s built using HTML5 and CSS3 and includes both dark and light skins.

The WP Frame theme includes a bunch of cool page templates you can create portfolio or galleries of your images with, from masonry style to fullscreen grids for both photos and videos.  Includes a unique portfolio/gallery template animating your photos with a smooth Ken Burns effect.

 

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WordPress Theme Features

  • Minimalistic Style
  • Includes both Dark & Light Skins
  • WordPress 3.6+ Ready
  • Includes many different page templates
  • Retina ready
  • Fully responsive
  • Built using HTML5 & CSS3
  • Advanced Theme Settings Panel
  • Coded with SEO in Mind (Yoast and all in one SEO pack support).
  • One Click Demo Import
  • Custom Translator
  • WPML Compatible (.po .mo files)
  • Easy Color Management
  • Google Font Support 600+
  • Different Menu Placement (top, bottom)
  • Fullscreen Image Gallery
  • Home Image/Video Background
  • Grid Portfolio
  • Masonry Portfolio
  • Ken Burns Gallery
  • Grid Gallery
  • Masonry Gallery
  • Fullscreen Blog
  • Fullscreen Contact Page
  • Custom Shortcodes
  • Working Ajax Contact Form (spam protected)
  • PSD Files Included
  • Extended Documentation
  • Free After Sale Support (help forum)
  • And much more…

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12 WordPress Themes from Elegant Themes Perfect for Photographers

Elegant Themes offers over 87 different themes to choose from when you sign up. Not all are made for photography so you have to go through them to find something that works. I’ve done that and found 12 that are perfect for photography or a portfolio website. I still think Elegant Themes is the best deal in the industry as far as what you receive for the price. For as low as $69 you get access to all of their themes. You can of course opt for the developer license which I have done for $89 per year that gives you access to their plugins as well. Yes, you are free to use their themes on as many website as you like. They do not place any restrictions on how many times you can download or use a theme, nor do they limit the number of domains that you can install their themes to. So if you change your mind about a theme you installed you can download another one of their themes and install that. You’re never stuck with just one theme design.

So, here are the twelve themes I find great for photography websites.

1. Vertex Theme

Vertex is a responsive theme so it adjusts accordingly to display nicely on mobile devices.  The homepages is designed to engage your visitors and tell your story through galleries, sliders, testimonials and team member bios.

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2. Deepfocus Theme

Deepfocus is also a responsive theme so it looks great on iDevices and other phones/tablets.  Like some of the other themes it comes with 5 predefined styles which you can customize to your liking via the custom ePanel admin panel.

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3. Envisioned Theme

Envisioned is a simple and elegant theme offering 5 different predefined styles.  The homepage includes an attractive carousel style gallery allowing visitors to click through your best photos easily.

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4. Gleam Theme

Gleam is an AJAX heavy theme so it loads most of your content via smooth transitions.  Gleam comes with a beautiful full-screen portfolio page template, allowing you to showcase your images full screen and un-interrupted by your content. A non fullscreen gallery is also included, along with lightbox popups.

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5. Modest Theme

Modest offers a simple and elegant design with a 3 image carousel including a text description on the homepage .   It includes many different gallery and portfolio templates to choose form.

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6. Origin Theme

Origin is responsive and grid-based.  It displays a multitude of your images all in a grid that adjusts according to your screen size.  It includes 5 predefined color styles that you can customize.

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7. Feather Theme

Feather is a simple theme with 6 different built-in color schemes.  You can of course customize the color and design to suit your needs.

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8. Harmony Theme

Harmony is originally geared towards musicians, but it has many cool features that would make for a great photographers website.  Harmony is totally responsive and has a nice parallax design feature which you have to scroll to see.

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9. Lucid Theme

Lucid comes with 5 different predefined color schemes and is fully responsive.  Touted as a magazine-style theme if you use your imagination you can see how this would be perfect for a photography portfolio website.

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10. Evolution Theme

Evolution is responsive and includes 4 built-in color schemes.  It has a simple header with logo front and center.  Includes all the popular page templates, shortcodes and is compatible with all major browsers.

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11. Flexible Theme

Flexible is a responsive theme with a filterable, ajax-powered multi-media gallery that is quite unique amongst Elegant Theme’s themes.  Flexible includes many page templates and customization options.

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12. Chameleon Theme

Chameleon is responsive and offers many different customization options.  Chameleon includes 6 different color schemes and a color control panel, allowing for an unlimited combination of custom colors, fonts and backgrounds.

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20 Awesome Photographs by Kristina Petrosiute

I totally fell in love with Kristina Petrosiute’s photos as soon as I laid eyes on them.  So, so many great photos available from her flickr page.  She’s from Lithuania, but currently resides in Reykjavík, Iceland

… arguably the best possibly place to take photos.  She has a blog, but it seems her flickr page is more up-to-date.  Be sure to check them out.  Here’s 20 photos of hers that are totally awesome.Kristina-Petrosiute-1 Kristina-Petrosiute-2 Kristina-Petrosiute-3 Kristina-Petrosiute-4 Kristina-Petrosiute-5 Kristina-Petrosiute-6 Kristina-Petrosiute-7 Kristina-Petrosiute-8 Kristina-Petrosiute-9 Kristina-Petrosiute-10 Kristina-Petrosiute-11 Kristina-Petrosiute-12 Kristina-Petrosiute-13 Kristina-Petrosiute-14 Kristina-Petrosiute-15 Kristina-Petrosiute-16 Kristina-Petrosiute-17 Kristina-Petrosiute-18 Kristina-Petrosiute-19 Kristina-Petrosiute-20

All of these photos are copyright Kristina Petrosiute. If you repost these please give her credit and link back to her.

10 Quotes by Famous Photographers

I found some awesome quotes from famous photographers and wanted to share. I really liked these and decided to create some graphics from them. Hope you like them. You might have heard of some of them, but if there’s any you haven’t heard of I suggest googling or searching on Bing for them. It’s amazing what you will stumble upon.  I found these quotes from a user named Ragman who is from Ireland and has some great photographs himself.  Anyway, hope you enjoy them!
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