30 Nicely Designed Photography Websites

30 Nicely Designed Photography Websites

Websites play a significant role in photographers’ careers – they are helpful in promotional campaigns; they also help photographers to find new clients and sponsors, and stay competitive among other artists. These websites express personality and individual style of their owners. Photography sites are often creative and unique, sometimes they are simple and nice, it all depends on the imagination, sense of style and technical skills of the photographer.

The majority of photo portfolio pages have black and white design, because these colors concentrate attention on the imagery and create a favorable environment for its showcase. One more thing to unite all photography websites is a gallery. This can be any type of the picture view, but it should be both impressive and easy-to-use.

In this showcase I have gathered a handful of nicely designed websites, which are worth talking about. These are absolutely different themes conveying different styles of photography so you are welcome to take a sneak peek at the mysterious world of the web design art.

 

Michael David Adams Website

Michael-David-Adams-Website

I would start with this awesome black and white website. Its homepage is a slideshow of impressive full-screen images, while the other pages are colored in white and exhibit large grid-based galleries.

 

Dragan Zlatanovic Portfolio

Dragan-Zlatanovic-Portfolio

This interactive website is cool for its action. The central part of the page gets narrow or widen according to the browsed page. I also love the gallery showcase – the pictures can be flipped through one by one with arrows or the ribbon of thumbnails may appear to let the visitor choose any picture there.

 

 

Brigitte Corn Portfolio Page

Brigitte-Corn-Portfolio-Page

This website is in this list because of its beautiful simplicity. The Image Slider and photo galleries in the table look marvelous on the plain white background.

 

Cem Porcento Foto

Cem-Porcento-Foto

It is a minimalist website design with a moving gallery on the main page and functional thumbnail galleries on other site sections. It is simple yet catchy.

 

Chase Jarvis Website

Chase-Jarvis-Website

This website demonstrates both pictures and videos, so they are put into the homepage slider together and are rotated in a full-screen mode. The separate page for photo portfolio is a simple table of images, but with a function to open them in the Lightbox and observe fully.

 

Cristof Echard Personal Page

Cristof-Echard-Personal-Page

I added this energetic website to this showcase because I love its action. The effect of flying shots is wonderful, while the folio effect is kept to its minimum and is a simple yet good-looking gallery.

 

Eduardo Pimenta Webpage

Eduardo-Pimenta-Webpage

The asymmetry of the pictures on this blue-green layout grabbed my attention at once. The photos are black-and-white but only till the mouse hover is not over them. They are tiny parts from the whole series, which are available to view after one mouse click.

 

Emanuele Carpenzano Photo Portfolio

Emanuele-Carpenzano-Photo-Portfolio

This website is cute with two designs available. One simple button on the left turns the website from white into black and vice versa. This is a cool function, which makes the webpage interesting for many who.

 

Erik Almas Portfolio Page

Erik-Almas-Portfolio-Page

This pure web design is equipped with a fascinating photo gallery – just one picture is displayed at once and below it the sliding gallery of thumbnail is available. It may be turned on or off according to the viewer preferences.

 

Evaan Kheraj Website

Evaan-Kheraj-Website

This stylish website is a chaotic photo exhibition. The pictures have tiny text descriptions and each of them opens a whole collection of related images. The background of this site has a photographic design.

 

Fabio Azanha Photo Portfolio

Fabio-Azanha-Photo-Portfolio

This website has two significant functions – music and full-screen view. The appropriate buttons are placed at the right bottom corner. The gallery is divided into a few subcategories, which are perfectly organized.

 

Jano Stovka Webpage

Jano-Stovka-Webpage

This website lets its visitors to admire beautiful photography in a large size, meanwhile there are many galleries arranged very compactly and neatly.

 

Grove Pashley Personal Portfolio

Grove-Pashley-Personal-Portfolio

The gorgeous photos on the splash page of this site don’t let to pass by it. This dark design is beautified with a compact well-structured photo gallery.

 

Jacques Verschuren Website

Jacques-Verschuren-Website

The panoramic photo gallery on the coal-black background of this website has two awesome effects – the reflection and zoom. Click on any picture and it will be zoomed immediately,

 

Jim Connolly Portfolio

Jim-Connolly-Portfolio

Here is a modern website but with some old-fashionable design elements – washed colors, antique photo frame. The descriptions and titles to photos are detailed and creative, it makes the gallery extensive and complete.

 

Kalle Gustafsson Personal Page

Kalle-Gustafsson-Personal-Page

This minimalist website demonstrates fascinating photographs by style. The breaking of the portfolio into separate groups is convenient for the user.

 

L’effet mère Website

L'effet-mère-Website

This cute website is like a hand-painted picture, especially its photo frames. The ornaments and colors used for this theme are very pleasing.

 

Marco Onofri Photo Portfolio

Marco-Onofri-Photo-Portfolio

This clean style website showcases galleries in a compact though nice-looking way. The Wedding page of this site directs to another page of the artist.

 

Evgeny Kolesnik Photography Site

Evgeny-Kolesnik-Photography-Site

It is an impressive photography website with cool galleries and easy navigation.

 

Leslie Barbaro Portfolio

Leslie-Barbaro-Portfolio

Simple yet exciting – it is about this website conveying wedding photos. Sliding gallery with an extra thumbnail images ribbon is easy-to-view.

 

Natasha Gudermane Page

Natasha-Gudermane-Page

This website is from that category of pages, which have a splash page. The site is mysteriously dark with a centered photo gallery and compact vertically oriented menu toolbar.

 

MINK MGMT International Agency

MINK-MGMT-International-Agency

This website belongs to a photo agency with a number of photographers’ portfolios represented in a grid style. The homepage shows a pile of images of different size with one coming in front of another.

 

Paolo Boccardi Portfolio

Paolo-Boccardi-Portfolio

This website has a large photo gallery with down scrolling. Each picture is rotated in a full-screen mode.

 

Rogier Chang Portfolio Website

Rogier-Chang-Portfolio-Website

The background photo gallery of the site is controlled via a grid of thumbnails turning on with a proper button. The ‘About photographer’ section is laconic and don’t distract attention from the imagery.

 

Sarolta Ban Portfolio Page

Sarolta-Ban-Portfolio-Page

The colors of this page are thrilling. They magnetize. The folio showcase is rather simple yet professionally organized.

 

Sherazk Kwaja Personal Website

Sherazk-Kwaja-Personal-Website

This wedding photography site is performed in deep purple colors and demonstrates pictures via the slider.

 

Theodoros Chliapas Portfolio

Theodoros-Chliapas-Portfolio

The showcase of large images is great on this plain white background.

 

William Lambelet Portfolio

William-Lambelet-Portfolio

This grunge style webpage has musical illustration, cool wood textured background and menu panel oriented vertically.

As you see, every portfolio site has its special thrill and unique design. I believe many efforts were invested in these webpages, so I’m really curious about which ones you like and why. Feel free to share your impressions of this showcase or your favorite sites not mentioned here in the comment section.

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Written by Julia Blake

Julia Blake is a passionate writer interested in web design and photography. She speaks many languages and has a degree in translation. She works with MotoCMS - an advanced website builder provider, which makes great website templates for art & photography
  • Adorable collection with awesome photos. Dat’s really cool :)

  • orange county web designer

    Outstanding collection. You always have great suggestions. Thanks for sharing.

  • These beautiful Photography Websites inspire me for my own web design. I like Jacques Verschuren Website most.

  • I like Dat!Thanks for sharing.

  • Julia Blake

    Thank you, Ann! :)

  • Julia Blake

    I’m glad to know that you derived inspiration from my work) Good luck in your future projects!