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In most of the cases, photographers are looking for gallery themes. And, most of the times, they are specifically available for the same target audience.

Still, there are few themes which can be used for sharing photographs and creating simple gallery websites. Today, we will look into the same.

The best WordPress gallery themes I’m sharing here are all capable of delivering a top-notch experience, and you should check out each of their demos.

It will be a tough decision to select a theme out of the available options. But, you can always use the matchmaking process to find the one matching most of your specific requirements.

Let’s begin with the list now!

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Expose Pro

If we get a theme for a specific niche from StudioPress, then it’s always a top-notch one. The same trend follows with this Expose Pro theme, which is powered by Genesis Framework. It’s UI is specifically designed to meet the photographer’s need, and it is totally responsive to work on mobile devices and make those images load perfectly. UI is the prime attraction in this theme, and you should check out its Demo before making any decision. The features are mostly common as of any other StudioPress themes.

Theme highlights:

  • It packs a Theme Options panel at the Dashboard, bundled with few switches to add visual and functional changes.
  • Widgets power the homepage area, so you can easily customize the same.
  • It comes with HTML5 markup and includes multiple layout options.
  • It packs custom page templates supporting a landing page and even a blog.

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Photocrati

It’s an extremely popular product, specifically designed to support all the photography niche’s needs and believe me, it covers them all. It comes with a platform that supports unlimited design possibilities, and about 60+ of Demos are available to pick quickly and setup the website. It primarily focuses on showcasing the images in the best possible way, not only on desktops and laptops but also on tablets and smartphones. It even packs tons of other functionalities which will help you share the story behind every picture. The blog type it supports comes with multiple layout options to pick and get a unique look.

Theme highlights:

  • The layout holds multiple widget ready areas, giving the webmaster an easy option to customize.
  • It holds built-in right-click protection, which saves the visitors from downloading the images directly.
  • It packs a bunch of gallery types, including a filmstrip styled gallery.
  • The theme comes with proper documentation and one year of email support.

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Vega

It’s a popular product at ThemeForest, developed by a Power Elite Author, and its prime attraction is the tons of customizations it allows and also the one it already packs. It comes with a creative and super elegant UI, properly supporting the specific niche we’re targeting and have tons of options for galleries and images. It even holds a feature to put a lock on certain images or galleries, allowing the visitors who have a proper password. To increase the UI’s fun, parallax scrolling effects are present, and the same is dominating the header area as well. The documentation it packs covers everything about the theme and is searchable to help you quickly find the solution.

Theme highlights:

  • It comes with four different Demos and 20+ gallery and portfolio templates, which are one click away from setting up.
  • It supports gallery for videos and images and comes with six different blog templates.
  • The design is 100% responsive and even meets all the Mobile Compatibility Check issued by Google.
  • The package includes Revolution Slider, a premium plugin and supports WooCommerce and its extensions for putting up an online shop.

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Ambiance Pro

It’s another StudioPress product, powered by Genesis Framework, but, it packs a different UI, which is simple, clean, and elegant enough to keep the visitors happy. As usual, the UI is compatible to adjust on mobile devices and even tablets. It’s a perfect theme if you’re planning to have a travel blog, sharing lots of pictures and stories behind them. The homepage itself looks simple, and have very few elements, keeping things away from looking highly dense. HTML5 markup is also added to bring proper compatibility with modern web browsers.

Theme highlights:

  • It packs the Genesis’s Options Panel at the Dashboard, with certain switches to bring visual and functional changes.
  • The homepage area is customizable via widgets, which is a cool and simplest way to bring changes.
  • The header area is customizable, allowing you to upload your own logo or even use a text-based logo.
  • It packs multiple layout options which can quickly change how a webpage looks.

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Photo Me

It’s the final recommendation from my side which is currently a trending product at ThemeForest and is developed by a Power Elite Author. It packs over 50+ gallery and portfolio layouts, which are all elegant and one-click away from installing and quickly setting up the overall look. It allows you to share full-screen images or videos or run a proper blog dominated by images or a portfolio to showcase your best work. There are eight different homepage variations available with one-click install switch at the Dashboard. It also packs Options Panel featuring visual and functional options, with support for WordPress’s Live Customizer.

Theme highlights:

  • There is an added drag & drop powered page builder with multiple content blocks and elements.
  • It includes Revolution Slider, a premium sliding plugin, supporting both images and videos with elegant animations.
  • It holds support for WooCommerce plugin and its extensions to help you quickly setup an online shop and sell merchandise.
  • The layout is responsive, supports Retina display featuring gadgets, and follow all the requirements to meet a mobile-friendly design.

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Conclusion

These were the best options you can look at, and I hope you found at least two of them good to go with. Let me know which one you’re finally picking up and the exact reason behind that decision. Your feedback will not only help other WordPress users but will also contribute to this compilation to become a one-stop solution for all those who are in a similar dilemma. Peace!

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