At present, more and more people are likely to set up a photography site showcasing their loving items using images, such as the art products, handmade accessories, paintings, and photos. Considering the majority of these webmasters choose WordPress as the site builder, we’d like to list some of the greatest WordPress photography websites that are popular on the Internet to give your some inspirations and experiences.
Unlike the common kinds of websites, photography sites need to give people a feeling of aesthetics, and in the meanwhile, present as many beautiful images as possible to enrich the whole site. In addition, the overall design and style are also important as the site is mainly about art.
In this circumstance, setting up a really quality photography site is not an easy task as both the appearance and the layout are all important. These listed examples, however, have done a great job on every aspect, with which you can learn much about website building.
This website has caught my eyes in the first sight due to its animated homepage. In fact, there are a lot of photography sites that include the flashing effects into the homepage to arouse readers’ interests, but too many extra items generally cause a negative result. This photograph site, however, is totally different. The website owner sticks to image display, and only allows some simple animations to make the homepage looks smart. This practice helps readers focus on the images while be pleased.
In addition, as different readers have different reading habits, Ellipsis allows 2 ways for image showcase that are the horizontal way and the grid-based way.
The overall design of this website is pretty unique and interesting. Everything seems like static, but if you are carefully enough, you can find some minor animations in the background. The webmaster utilizes a long image of the deep sea as the background, along with some small pictures of deep sea animals.
One of the highlights of this website is that you can know which part you are looking now by checking the horizontal line located at the bottom of the page. In addition, the navigation bar is hided by a small button, without breaking up the homepage.
Scotch & Soda
This can be regarded as a standard portfolio website. All the images are displayed in a well-structured manner. Every screen contains two images with a time notification attached. To be honest, this kind of design may not be innovative, but can showcase your photographs effectively and clearly.
In addition, it has a fashion home page with a large showcase area displaying images orderly, along with some small pictures that are showed in a grid-based manner.
This website is pretty eye-appealing, combing the factors of simplicity and functionality greatly and perfectly. The webmasters have included seven large and full-width images in the homepage, each of which represents one project of the whole site. This way allows readers to get into their targets easily.
In terms of the navigation system, visitors can click the MENU button at the top right of the whole page and refer to the navigation bar that is placed vertically at the right hand.
Girl with a Camera
The website name can give you an indication that this is a photo blog used to share the daily pictures of the website owner. As the webmaster is woman, so the overall style of this site is cute and fashion that is album like.
The whole site is split into multiple parts with the exclusive background colors and featured images, along with the brief descriptions.
This website takes a full use of animation effect to make the whole site funny and unique. In fact, it seems like that the website is composed by some tiny elements that are carefully designed and are well-organized. However, this kind of style doesn’t split the webpage into different parts. Instead, the page is combined strategically in a fresh and unique way.
Tawny Jordan Ring
This photo website is owned by an American model who loves to share her beautiful photos with some words introducing her life. The whole website is composed by the large and full-width images that are attractive enough to pique readers’ attention.
Besides, she categorizes her portfolios into multiple sub-sections with different main ideas, including fashion, swimwear, underwear, and portrait. All the images are displayed in a grid-based manner with enough room for breath.
This website mainly showcases the fragrances and perfumes, along with some words for introduction and review. In the homepage, it displays five perfume images coming with a clear priority, all of which give people a feeling of vintage.
In the Articles page, these images are displayed one by one featuring the same height and width, allowing people to find what they want effectively and quickly.