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15 Cool Free Photography WordPress Themes 2015

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Did you know that WordPress now powers 23% of all websites on the internet? It is no wonder the open source CMS is very extensible and has a large community producing themes and plugins. One of the uses of WordPress other than the traditional blogging is to use it as a photo gallery to display your portfolio. In this article, we’ve collected some of the our favorite Photography free WordPress themes for 2015.

All themes in the collection are released under the GPL license, comes with cool and useful features and options. So I would like to make it easier to find the best WordPress themes what you are looking for? Related articles you will definitely find worth checking out: WordPress Free Dropbox Widgets, Free Drag and Drop WordPress Plugins, Minimalist Web Design Examples and Laboratory WordPress Premium Themes.

1. Together

Together is a bold, one-column theme for your personal blog with a featured illustration by Mads Berg. Based on Eighties, its post formats highlight your web finds in colorful style, its large featured images put your work front and center, and the responsive design looks and works great on any device.

Together
Together

2. Mixfolio

Mixfolio is a responsive, post format-packed, photographer-loving portfolio theme. Mixfolio comes with a set of Theme Options that allows you to create and display a Welcome Area on your home page.

Mixfolio
Mixfolio

3. Adaption

Adaption is a flexible, responsive theme that makes you look good on any device. Its strong structure supports any type of content, while full-width featured images help your content pop. An optional right-hand column displays if you add widgets to the second sidebar.

Adaption
Adaption

4. Twenty Fourteen

Twenty Fourteen is a great fit for content-rich sites. It allows you to highlight specific articles on the home page, and to balance readability with a powerful use of photography – all in a layout that works on any device.

Twenty Fourteen
Twenty Fourteen

5. Espied

Espied is a portfolio theme for designers, photographers, and artists. It’s great for showing off your image-oriented projects to the world. The theme’s minimalist design puts the focus on your projects.

Espied
Espied

6. Bushwick

Bushwick is a lightweight, responsive blogging theme, designed to showcase beautiful content alongside beautiful imagery. If you’ve crafted an excerpt for your post, Bushwick will display it between the title and the content, to give readers a quick summary of the content.

Bushwick
Bushwick

7. Triton Lite

Triton Lite is a clean and simple yet versatile theme designed with photographers in mind. Its home page and archive pages offer truly dynamic layouts that snap to both the heights and widths of all available content on a page, thus creating tight and tidy post arrangements that beautifully showcase your images.

Triton Lite
Triton Lite

8. Visual

Visual is a dark, elegant take on the traditional portfolio theme, perfect for showcasing your photography, art, or general interests. Visual comes with a wide page template that removes the sidebar, widening the content area. Activate the template by editing the page in question and setting the Page Template to Full Width, No Sidebar.

Visual
Visual

9. Intergalactic

Intergalactic is a stunning specimen for your personal blog. Bold featured images act as the backdrop to your text, giving you a high-contrast, readable theme that’s perfect for making your content pop.

Intergalactic
Intergalactic

10. Harmonic

Harmonic makes your content sing. Whether you’re a band looking for a record deal, a travel blogger documenting your trip around the world, or anyone making a home on WordPress.com, this theme lets you express yourself and makes your content shine.

Harmonic
Harmonic

11. Eighties

Eighties is a bold, one-column theme for your personal blog. Post formats highlight your web finds in colorful style, large featured images put your work front and center, and the responsive design looks and works great on any device.

Eighties
Eighties

12. Sketch

Sketch is a responsive portfolio theme, perfect for showcasing your creative talent, whether it be illustration, design, or photography. The theme’s clean, light design puts the focus on your projects.

Sketch
Sketch

13. Illustratr

Illustratr is a minimalist portfolio theme that helps you create a strong – yet beautiful – online presence. Primarily crafted for designers and photographers, it is a simple, powerful, and flexible theme.

Illustratr
Illustratr

14. Pictorico

Pictorico is a single-column, grid-based portfolio theme with large featured images and a post slider, perfect for photoblogging or a portfolio site. Pictorico looks its best when you assign a Featured Image to your posts. Featured images appear on the blog index and archives; if no featured image is set, a solid background color is shown instead.

Pictorico
Pictorico

15. Spun

Spun is a minimalist theme that puts the emphasis on your content; extraneous navigation fades away to put your words and images front and center. Whether you’re a writer, photographer, or personal blogger, Spun‘s beautiful typography and responsive design showcase your creativity with subtle elegance.

Spun
Spun