Today, you have a lot of options to create a website more efficiently with WordPress. If you use Divi, you can start from a child theme. A Divi child theme usually includes settings aimed at a certain website type. The settings are stored in JSON files which you can import according to their respective contexts. For instance, a JSON file that store theme customizer settings can be imported from theme customizer (Appearance -> Customize). A Divi child theme commonly also offer ready-made page layouts. If you are looking to create a photography website using Divi and want to use a child theme, we have curated the best Divi child themes to save you time.
By the way, Divi comes with some useful modules that you can use to create a photography website. One of which is the Gallery module which you can use to create a gallery to showcase your shots. You also have the Filterable Portfolio module to create a filterable portfolio section on your website.
Best Photography Divi Child Themes
1. Divi Photography
The first child theme we recommend to creating a photography website using Divi is Divi Photography, just like the name suggests. You can use it whether to create a photography portfolio or to sell your shots thanks to its WooCommerce integration. The child theme offers customized WooCommerce pages. From the single product page, cart page, checkout page, shop page, and so on. In addition to selling your shots, Divi Photography also allows you to sell photography courses thanks to its LifterLMS integration. The integration offers customized LifterLMS pages.
Divi Photography offers two different homepage options: the light one and the dark one. You can select one according to your preference. The Divi Photography child theme itself is offered by Divi Space and available on Divi Marketplace.
- Price: $31.20
- Designer: Divi Space
2. Divi Photo Portfolio
If you are a freelance photographer and are looking to create a portfolio website to reach more clients, then this one is a perfect option. Divi Photo Portfolio, as the name suggests, is a child theme designed specifically to create a photography portfolio with Divi. The child theme offers a minimalist, yet elegant design. You have several layout options to choose for each page on your website:
- Home page: 4 layouts
- Portfolio page: 3 layouts
- Project page: 8 layouts
- About page: 2 layouts
- Contact page: 2 layouts
- Blog page: 2 layouts
The designer of the child theme has implemented the Slider module of Divi perfectly. This module can be used to create a full-width slider as you see on the screenshot above. The designer of the Divi Photo Portfolio really understands how important Instagram is for photographers. On the footer of the child theme, you have a section to display your Instagram posts.
- Price: $36
- Designer: Destaca Imagen
3. Divi Photographer
Divi Photographer is a child theme that has a feminine nuance, so it tends to ideal for female photographers. If you are a man and want to use it, there will be no sin, though. The child theme is perfect to create a photography portfolio website whereby you can showcase your shots. The homepage of the child theme contains the following sections:
- Photography areas served
- A brief bio
- Blog posts
- Email opt-in form
- Instagram posts
In addition to the theme customizer settings, the child theme also offers Divi theme builder custom templates and content layouts for about page, blog page, contact page, FAQ page, and so on. Divi Photography also has great typography settings.
- Price: $31.20
- Designer: Pee-Aye Creative
4. Lora Photography
Lora Photography is a great child theme if you have specialty in wedding and family photography although you can also use it on other specialties. The child theme has a modern design, with white as its base color. It comes with a fixed white header which turn to transparent on page scroll. The Lora Photography child theme comes with some page layouts, including two homepage layout options, three portfolio layouts, and so on. There is also an Instagram section on its homepage to show your latest Instagram posts.
- Price: $132
- Designer: The Design Space Co
Are you a wedding photographer? Carolina is a perfect child theme for you, then. The design of the child theme has a pink nuance, which is identical to love. The Carolina child theme offers two different homepage layouts you can choose from. In addition, it also offers layout for other pages such as the about page, contact page, testimonial page, and so on. To make it easy for you to import the demo pages, the child theme supports one-click demo importer.
- Price: $31.20
- Designer: Pennyblack Templates
6. Wedding Photography
As you can guess, Wedding Photography is another Divi child theme designed specifically for wedding photography websites. It is an ideal option if you want to create a photography website for a wedding photography company instead of individual photographer (freelance wedding photographer). The reason is that there is a team member section on the homepage of the child theme. Other sections you will find on the homepage of the child theme are the photography packages, slider on the hero section, gallery, counters, testimonials, blog posts, and call-to-action. The child theme also comes with a one-click demo importer to streamline your workflow.
- Price: $31.20
- Designer: Divi Awesome
The Bottom Line
Creating a website is a great step to grow your photography business as you will have more options to promote your business. Also, you can make an expansion by selling photography courses, your shots, and so on — other than photography service. It only possible if you have a website. Divi is a perfect theme to create your photography website with WordPress. It comes with a built-in visual page builder — Divi Builder — to help create beautiful pages on your website more easily in a visual way. To work more efficiently, you can also start your website from a child theme. All Divi child themes we mentioned above are designed to create a photography website. You can simply select one best suited to your needs.