Another article with free WordPress Themes from our series, this time it’s all about Grid-based Gallery WordPress Themes. A gallery theme can be used if you have photos to show off, and of course you can use these themes as a Portfolio Theme as well, to showcase your graphic design work.
The following free Gallery WordPress Themes are ideal to choose as an appropriate theme for your PhotoGallery or Graphic Design portfolio website. These themes provide you an abundance of options to conveniently and dynamically present your work.
Grid-based Gallery WordPress Themes
There are some high-quality Free WordPress Themes that have a clean, professional, ‘geometric’ look. Check out the beauty of these grid-based Gallery WordPress Themes and feel free to download the themes you like.
Imbalance 2 turns you WordPress-based website to an attractive blog, portfolio or even online magazine. This free template designed in strict modern style with a minimalistic touch. Imbalance 2 can easily fresh up your web-magazine or blog. Due to modern flexible features and layout Imbalance 2 fits to almost any project and your visitors won’t remain indifferent.
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.
Photoria is a simple & stylish theme ready to be used for your Photoblog or Portfolio website.
SimpleGallery is a simple, free WordPress theme by Cudazi – designed to showcase a gallery of photos, a bio and links to social media and other profiles.
Theme includes the round social icons at the top, thumbnail roll-over opacity animation, a slim menu using the new WP 3+ drag-and-drop menu creator, arrows to browse through photos in the same category, related photos from the whole gallery, and the clean comment system with threaded comment support.
Free premium wordpress theme, Paragams was made by special techniques and correspond a grid-based lightweight design with almost no images. Paragams, thanks to a number of custom advanced features is really easy-to-use, either for you or for your visitors. This theme is really fits any journalistic-type website whether it is a news-blog or some kind of online-mag.
Submarine WordPress Theme is a Dark Magazine Style Theme that looks impressively bold. The theme has thumbnails on each post to present the content in a neat and organized manner. Submarine Theme is packed with outstanding features and options you can set in the admin panel. This Free Magazine WordPress Theme works in all major browsers, uses jQuery slider on Featured Articles, Thumbnails on Posts, Widget Ready.
Dione is a special wordpress theme for Video artists or fans, Dione is a videos showcase theme. It utilizes the Custom post type feature available on the WordPress 3 version. Please install this theme only if your wordpress is version 3 or above. You can use this theme to showcase your videos or trailers, just like a css gallery. The videos will open in a lightbox window. You can also setup a parallel blog section on the same template. You do not have to use any custom fields to get this working.
Tower can be used for photography blogs. It is simple and user friendly, but not very much information about this theme. Download this free minimal wordpress theme designed by Mr Pixel, very elegant, that suits perfect for your Photo Weblog.
The Columnist is a grid based wordpress theme. It features a newspaper column layout, neat typographic heirarchy, a tidy grid system and some css3 & jQuery greatness.
Suburbia is a free premium WordPress theme for magazines. The layout is very clean and flexible and designed in a modest and minimalistic style. Magazine is not the only purpose, so Suburbia suits for blogs and various project either. The theme was made in cooperation with Demian Peeters (aka Moodyguy). Some unique features of Suburbia give you an extra flexibility in every single step you make.
ThemeQuery Free WordPress Portfolio Theme
A new html5 portfolio theme. It uses custom post types for portfolio pages, takes advantage of the new menu navigation, and includes a ton of neat features.
Gallery 1.2 Free WordPress Gallery Theme
Gallery is a beautiful, free, gallery-style Thematic child theme for WordPress, designed by Christopher Wallace especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. It is extremely flexible and can be used as a starting point for design galleries and portfolios.
Workspace [Registration Required]
Workspace is a minimalist theme for WordPress that features eight optional homepage apps that can be enabled or disabled from the theme options page. This theme is perfect for a photo, design, or panorama portfolio.
Mansion [Registration Required]
Mansion is a free multimedia theme for WordPress. The theme design was developed with users who appreciate visual browsing and prefer a minimal layout, with their photos and multimedia featured front and center. Mansion caters the photobloggers audience who love to just throw in the photographs they have and occasionally share their views as blog posts.
If you haven’t had enough WordPress Themes, you might also be interested in checking some of our previous collections in this Free WordPress Themes Series: 10 Best Minimal WordPress Themes [For Free], 15 Best & Free WordPress Portfolio Themes, 15 BEST & Free Magazine WordPress Themes or 15 Best & Free Corporate WordPress Themes.
If any of you find here a theme for your own photoblog/portfolio website, please share a link – I’d like to see some of these templates in action!