Best Premium WordPress Personal Blog & Portfolio & Photo Themes

[Updated: 29 Mar, 2014]

Graph Paper Press published a vertical mosaic styled portfolio / photography WordPress theme called Lookbook designed to help you effortlessly showcase the breadth of your talent. This theme displays an unlimited number of images in a clean vertical mosaic and integrated with Sell Media(a free e-commerce plugin) for visual artists, to ensure your visitors can purchase prints and digital downloads from you with ease.

Lookbook WordPress Theme

Price: $79

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Display is a multipurpose WordPress theme from Tesla Themes perfect for Blog, portfolio, creative agency, small business, photography site or any other related project. It is with clean, modern, responsive design and packed with some great features and components like: beautiful parallax effect, filterable portfolio, featured image slider, 12 custom posts, 7 custom widgets, 6 page templates, built-in shortcodes, social media integration and more.

Display WordPress Theme

Price Single Theme: $25 Club Membership(34-in-1): $35(Best Value)

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Chromatic is the ultimate WordPress photography theme from Graph Paper Press showcasing your portfolio, selling images and getting hired.

Chromatic WordPress Theme

Price: $79

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Fullpane is a responsive WordPress theme build with Themify Framework Builder from Themify inspired by the famous Parallax. This multipurpose theme can be used for personal blogs, agency websites, and photographers or videographers showcasing their portfolio. It comes with many different layout options, custom post types, and animations effects.

Fullpane WordPress Theme
Price: Fullpane Theme: $39 All Theme Package:$69

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Flamingo is a responsive portfolio WordPress theme ThemeForest for creative agencies and freelances, Graphic designers, illustrators, photographers or any kind creative is now able to create a quick & easy portfolio to showcase their work with a elegant touch. It comes with 3 different navigation and 3 different content layouts, premium Page builder($25 value), 4 different galleries, Custom fullscreen backgrounds and much more.
Flamingo WordPress Theme

Price: $45

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LENS is a premium photography WordPress theme from ThemeForest aimed at photographers in need for a solution that focuses on what matters most to them: their work. This theme packed with a stunning yet minimal,flat design, LENS features fullscreen slideshows and galleries, grid based photo galleries and a journal to help photographers keep up with their visions and thoughts.

LENS WordPress Theme

Price: $45

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PhotoFrame is a clean, refined and responsive photography / blogging WordPress theme from WPZoom perfect suitable for photographers, designers, filmmakers, and creative professionals for sharing and managing your work online.

PhotoFrame WordPress Theme
Price   Standard License: $69           Developer License: $149            WPZOOM Membership: $9/month

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WPZoom offer a range of premium WordPress themes in different styles including: magazine / news, business, CMS, video, photo gallery, portfolio, and professional blogs.

Jupiter is a Clean, Flexible, fully responsive and retina ready WordPress theme from ThemeForest with smart and hand crafted environment allows you to Build an outstanding web presence. You can add countless shortcodes from Slideshows to new blog layouts. Modify options and settings via Jupiter’s robust framework. Change your site colors and control your layout with point and click options. Choose from different layouts and templates on a page-by-page basis.

Jupiter WordPress Theme

Price: $55

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Vertex is a responsive WordPress theme from Elegant Themes built for service providers that want to showcase their equally stunning products. The climb down from the Vertex is long, but as you descend you are met with beautifully animated content that is built for scrolling. The homepages gives you a chance to engage your visitors and tell your story through galleries, sliders, testimonials and team member bios. At both the vertex and the summit, you are met with a clear call to action that is built for conversions. Vertex sweats the small stuff, and each element has been designed with meticulous detail.

Vertex WordPress Theme

Price: Club Membership for only $39 (Best Value)
Developer’s License: $89 Lifetime Access: $249

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Elegant Themes Club Membership provides unlimited access to 80+ themes with 2-3 new themes each month (the price per theme is less than $0.49!). They create high quality, professional User-Interface, fashion & beautiful premium WordPress themes for various niches including: Business / CMS, ecommerce, magazine / news, portal, portfolio, personal, micro and professional blogging.

Memories is a responsive photography WordPress theme from Cssigniter designed for photographer or a Model who needs to showcase his/her works.

Memories WordPress Theme

Price:
CSSigniter Membership: $39 (unlimited access to all themes)

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Metro Vibes is a modern and responsive metro WordPress theme ThemeFuse perfect for a creative agency or a portfolio showcase website. If you’re a fan of new Windows 8 Metro (or Modern) look and feel then you’ll love this theme.
MetroVibes WordPress Theme
Price:
Standard License: $49
Developer License: $79
ThemeFuse Membership : $17/ Year (Recommended)

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Pintores is a responsive Pinterest-style WordPress theme from Cssigniter impress your potential customers.
Pintores WordPress Theme
Price:
CSSigniter Membership: $39 (unlimited access to all themes)

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Origin is a responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Elegant Themes with a strong photographic presence. This theme great for artists and designers, or bloggers who are looking to showcase your latest work. Origin is a stunning grid-based theme that tells a story through imagery.

Origin Responsive WordPress Theme

Price: Club Membership for only $39 (Best Value)
Developer’s License: $89

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Elegant Themes Club Membership provides unlimited access to 70+ themes with 2-3 new themes each month (the price per theme is less than $0.56!). They create high quality, professional User-Interface, fashion & beautiful premium WordPress themes for various niches including: Business / CMS, ecommerce, magazine / news, portal, portfolio, personal, micro and professional blogging.

Hardy is a fully responsive minimalistic portfolio theme from Theme Trust specifically designed to put your best work front and center by displaying your projects in big customizable sections on the home page.

Hardy WordPress Theme

Price: $49 (Promotion:Buy one get one free)

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Glare is a responsive photography & portfolio WordPress theme from Cssigniter suitable for those who needs to showcase their works.
Glare WordPress Theme
Price:
CSSigniter Membership: $39 (unlimited access to all themes)

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Photographer is a professional WordPress theme from Organic Themes for showcasing and selling your photography with the fully responsive design. The theme featuring several portfolio page templates(1, 2 or 3 column), several color change options, a slideshow template, a shop page template (powered by WooCommerce) and more.

Photographer WordPress Theme

Portfolio Page Layouts

Photographer Theme Portfolio

Ecommerce Shop Template

Photographer Theme Shop Template

Features

  • Options Framework
  • Responsive Layout
  • Custom Header Options
  • Custom Background Options
  • Custom Menu Management
  • Color Change Options
  • WooCommerce Shop Template
  • Featured Images (Post Thumbnails)
  • Featured Videos
  • Custom Page Templates
  • Multiple Homepage Layouts
  • jQuery Featured Content Slider
  • Numbered Pagination
  • Widget Ready
  • Photoshop Design File
  • Gravity Form Styling

Price
Single Theme: $69
All Organic Themes: $249 (Recommended)

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Organic Themes have a stylish & modern selection of premium WordPress theme for different niches including: business, CMS, portfolio, magazine, personal and professional blogs.

Standard Theme is a meticulously crafted and coded personal and professional blogging premium WordPress theme built with industry standards in mind. This theme comes with consistent syntax structure and strict semantic development techniques, it’s an XHTML/CSS valid, load speed optimized, SEO supercharged, and content-focused blogging theme.

Standard Theme

Price:       Standard: $49            Developer: $99

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The Showcase Theme is the ultimate & creative minimal portfolio WordPress theme from Organic Themes perfect suitable for artists, designers, photographers and animators. It offers a unique and intuitive user experience capable of displaying large amounts of images or video.

The Showcase WordPress Theme

Price      Single Theme: $69            All Organic Themes: $249

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Organic Themes have a stylish & modern selection of premium WordPress theme for different niches including: business, CMS, portfolio, magazine, personal and professional blogs

The Muse is a minimalist inspiration WordPress theme from ThemeFuse for anyone that wants to start his own blog and believes that content is king.

The Muse WordPress Theme

Price:          Standard License: $49             Developer License: $79            ThemeFuse Membership : $17/ Year (Recommended)

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Façade is a responsive slider and portfolio WordPress theme from Press Coders features full color customization, and an elegant modern design.

Facade Pro WordPress Theme

Price               Façade Free Version           Façade Pro: $79              Theme + Hosting & Setup: $47/month

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It provides a free trial version of this theme, so you can fully experience the quality of the theme before making a purchasing decision. But it does not include full theme options, the Flex Slider, Testimonials, Portfolio, page templates, Sidebar Commander, SEO options, or color schemes. Free support is included, you just need to sign up for a free support account.

Bold is a responsive blog and portfolio theme from Themify that allows you to showcase various types of media (images, videos, galleries, sliders, and maps) in a fullwidth design. Your media content is put in center focus with beautiful typesetting. Each post gives you full control of media alignment, font styles, background color and image. For your convenience, we’ve packed a number of color presets, font styles, and background images. But if you feel like using your creativity, you may upload custom background image and specify any color with the color picker. No coding skills required to be creative! And not to mention it is a responsive theme that works on desktop and mobile!
Bold WordPress Theme
Price:        Metro Theme: $39             All Theme Package: $69

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WP-Scribely is a responsive WordPress theme from Solostream designed for writers, bloggers and other thought leaders. With its one-column layout and stunning visual display, your readers’ attention will be focused just where you want it – on your content. Scribley gives you plenty of added features to help engage your audience and spread your ideas.

WP-Scribely WordPress Theme
Price:
WP-Scribely Theme: $59
Solostream Membership: from $79 (access to all themes) Recommended

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Inspired by Windows 8, Metro is a responsive, beautiful, minimal, and colorful theme from Themify that is perfect for blog and portfolio sites. Using the Tile custom post type, you can mimic the Metro design by showing various tiles: buttons, gallery sliders, images, maps, and text. Showcase your portfolio with either a single featured image or an image slider. Make your blog interesting by publishing different post formats such as: images, videos, quotes, galleries, links, etc. It comes with 9 different colors based on Windows 8′s Metro that you can apply to all or individually to all blog, Tile, and Portfolio posts.

Metro WordPress Theme

Price:       Metro Theme: $39            All Theme Package: $69

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Kronos is a simple and clean one page portfolio WordPress theme from ThemeForest perfect suitable for any designer, photographer, illustrator, creative person or agency. It focuses on displaying a high quality portfolio, large typo presented in a really elegant way.

Kronos WordPress Theme
Price: $30

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Lux is a responsive WordPress portfolio theme from Press Coders perfect for showing off lots of images and projects elegantly A minimalist, photo-centric theme. Lux comes with 6 built-in color schemes, 8 custom widgets, 6 page templates, 24 different layout and more.
Lux WordPress Theme
Price      Lux Free Version                  Lux Pro: $79                Theme + Hosting & Setup: $47/month

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It provides a free trial version of this theme, so you can fully experience the quality of the theme before making a purchasing decision. But it does not include full theme options, the Flex Slider, Testimonials, Portfolio, page templates, Sidebar Commander, SEO options, or color schemes. Free support is included, you just need to sign up for a free support account.

Postline is a responsive WordPress theme from Themify inspired by Facebook’s Timeline, designed to capture different types of post formats like quotes, videos, images, galleries, and many more, allowing you to tell your story on any resolution, whether desktop or mobile device. In addition, Postline is built with infinite scrolling, meaning posts are loaded automatically when you hit the bottom of the page. For those who would rather not have the Timeline layout, the regular layouts are available such as 4-column, 3-column, 2-column, or list post.
Postline WordPress Theme
Price:      Postline Theme: $39             All Theme Package: $69

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Real Photography is a super quality, clean, professional style WordPress theme from Ink Themes for Photographers wanting to present their shots or for designers/artists wanting to showcase their portfolio work a very modern and unique way. This theme gives a nice flash-like experience even when viewed on iPad or other Tablet Devices.

Real Photography for Interior Design (White Color Skin), Fashion Niche (Black Color Skin), Wedding Niche (White Color Skin), Multiple Examples:

Real Photography WordPress Theme

Price:     Single Theme: $45             InkThemes Membership (All Themes): $125
It provides a free trial version of this theme, so you can fully experience the quality of the theme before making a purchasing decision.

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MindStream is a responsive genesis child theme from StudioPress great for a personal blog & micro blog. Mindstream supports the following post formats: aside, audio, chat, gallery, image, link, quote, status and video. It also includes the following features: 3 layout options, custom background, custom menus, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive, post formats, theme options, threaded comments. Note: This WordPress theme works on the Genesis Framework and can be downloaded by Pro Plus members in the support forum.
Mindstream WordPress Theme

Price
Genesis Theme Framework: $59.95
Mindstream Theme + Genesis Framework: $79.95
Pro Plus All-Theme Package: $349.95 (Best Value, save over $800)

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StudioPress offers a range of professional & premium WordPress themes including magazine / news, presonal blog, media, photo gallery, video and business / CMS WordPress themes.

Gleam is a beautiful and creative WordPress theme from Elegant Themes that perfect suitable for creative portfolio, photography, personal blog site. Gleam was built to dazzle. With its flashy effects and smooth ajax loading techniques, this theme creates a truly unique and engaging experience that is sure to grab your visitor’s attention. Allowing for custom full BG photos for each page, Gleam makes it easy to create a custom and stunning appearance for each section of your website. It comes with all the standard features you look for in a website: pages, blog, portfolio, gallery, and shortcodes, but packages them in a way unlike any of our other designs.

Gleam WordPress Theme

Price: Club Membership for only $39 (Best Value)
Developer’s License: $89

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Elegant Themes Club Membership provides unlimited access to 70+ themes with 2-3 new themes each month (the price per theme is less than $0.56!). They create high quality, professional User-Interface, fashion & beautiful premium WordPress themes for various niches including: Business / CMS, ecommerce, magazine / news, portal, portfolio, personal, micro and professional blogging.

PixelPress is a responsive business, portfolio and Woocommerce WordPress theme from WooThemes built with the many cool features. The sleek styling and attention to detail in this design should make it a winner for any business oriented website. PixelPress has all the great features, such as the custom homepage which includes a portfolio as well as features, blog and testimonial components. Included on the homepage, as well, is a featured slider which uses FlexSlider.

PixelPress WordPress Theme

PixelPress has custom styling for WooDojo and it’s bundled features, to enhance your website with a tabs widget, Twitter stream, Instagram photo stream widget and more.

This theme will also support WooCommerce through a child theme which will be released in a weeks time, which will give you the ability to add e-commerce to your site. The WooCommerce child theme will also include a component for the homepage. Here is a little teaser while you wait for the child theme:

PixelPress Woocommerce

Responsive Design

PixelPress Responsive Design

Price: Standard: $70 Developer: $150
WooThemes Club Membership: $15 – $20 per month

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Intro is a responsive portfolio WordPress theme from Mint Themes with a super-classy home page layout and customized pages throughout. It cleanly displays projects using text, images, videos. The back-end options also have some great features including the ability to change background colours and images and header/logo image.

Intro WordPress Theme

Price: $79

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TechCompass is a powerful blogging theme from WPZoom with a beautiful slideshow on the homepage that makes your site stand out from the crowd. It has also multiple custom widgets and several ad locations.

TechCompass WordPress Theme

Price
Standard License: $69
Developer License: $149
WPZOOM Membership: $9/month

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WPZoom offer a range of premium WordPress themes in different styles including: magazine / news, business, CMS, video, photo gallery, portfolio, and professional blogs.

InStyle is a bold and beautiful premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes turning your screen into a large, colorful, photo-filled canvas. With the theme’s ability to create custom, rotating background images for each section of your website, you can create designs that really grab your visitors attention.

InStyle Theme

Instyle Gallery

InStyle Premium WordPress Theme

Price: Club Membership for only $39 (Best Value)
Developer’s License: $89

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Elegant Themes Club Membership provides unlimited access to 60+ themes with 2-3 new themes each month (the price per theme is less than $0.65!). They create high quality, professional User-Interface, fashion & beautiful premium WordPress themes for various niches including: Business / CMS, ecommerce, magazine / news, portal, portfolio, personal, micro and professional blogging.

The Focus 1.0 a clean and powerful child theme from StudioPress works on the Genesis Framework. It is built to bring your words, pictures and videos into sharp relief and concentrating your priceless reader’s attention. This theme is the second of many themes that will utilize the Genesis Grid Loop that was included as part of Genesis v1.5.

Focus 1.0 Premium WordPress Child Theme

3 Color Style Options

Focus 1.0 - 3 Color Style Options

Price
Genesis Theme Framework: $59.95
Social Eyes & Genesis Theme Framework: $79.95
Pro Plus All-Theme Package: $249.95

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StudioPress offers a range of professional & premium WordPress themes including magazine / news, presonal blog, media, photo gallery, video and business / CMS WordPress themes.

The Pro Photo is a premium photography WordPress theme from 8BIT (It also has another two themes on the WordPress Theme Market – Blog Theme: Standard Theme; Video Theme: Live Theme.) designed specifically for photographers, photo bloggers and image enthusiasts. It comes with 4 color schemes and has flexible layout options allowing images to be displayed in 4 different styles( grids, lists, albums, or animated galleries). You can also drop photo collections into blog posts, pages, or direct menu link and present them full-width or customize a sidebar for each collection.
Pro Photo Theme
Alternative Homepage Layout
Pro Photo Theme Layout
Gallery Page Layout
Pro Photo Theme Gallery

Price         Standard License: $79                Support License: $129

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PhotoArtist is a premium photography & portfolio WordPress theme from ThemeFuse designed for photographer looking to showcase their works. It combines the “full-screen” only look with features that give the viewer more control over the presentation of the photos.

PhotoArtist WordPress Theme

Blog Layout

PhotoArtist Theme Blog Layout

Price:        Standard License: $49             Developer License: $79            All Themes Package: $349

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Lunar is a premium portfolio WordPress theme from UFO Themes with clean & minimalist design. It comes with new Smart Gallery feature and that means a beautiful portfolio page is only a few clicks away and It also offers more spaces for you favorite widgets on homepage, sidebar, footer and as you would expect.

Lunar WordPress Theme

Price: $49

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Garnish is a clean-cut, straight to the point, easy to use portfolio WordPress theme from ThemeForest. The uncluttered, one-page, ajax-powered portfolio is perfect for placing your most important work directly in front of your potential clients.

Garnish WordPress Theme

Price: $35

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Prose 1.0 is a premium WordPress child theme based on Genesis Theme Framework that includes a full set of design controls, so you can customize the look and feel of your theme without any custom CSS and code. It perfect for professional personal blog.

Prose Design Settings

Price       Prose + Genesis Theme Package: $84.95           Prose Theme: $34.95            Pro Plus All-Theme Package: $249.95

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Graphix is an awesome premium WordPress theme from WPZoom that perfect suited for personal blog, portfolio, photo gallery website. This theme comes with WPZoom options panel, 5 alternative color schemes, multiple custom widgets & shortcodes & page templates and much more features.

Graphix Premium WordPress Theme

Price:   Standard: $69           Developer: $149

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WPZoom offer a range of premium WordPress themes in different styles including: magazine / news, business, CMS, video, photo gallery, portfolio, and professional blogs.

Dispatch is a blog-style WordPress theme from ThemeForest with sweet jQuery sorting capabilities, custom Flickr and Twitter widgets and a sticky sidebar. Display your latest photos, videos, articles and more in style with a very clean design. Customize the theme even further with custom post styles, theme options, and built-in background options.

Dispatch WordPress Theme

Price: $35

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Polished is a dark personal premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes with silky-smooth design.This theme is simple,refined,polished.It includes six unique color schemes,automated thumbnail resizing and more.


Price: Developer License: $89
Full access to all themes and support services-only $39 per year.

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The Simple Portfolio is a beautiful and professional premium WordPress portfolio theme from Organic Themes that perfect for photographer showcasing their artwork or album and also can be used for personal blog. This theme features multiple column portfolio layouts, jQuery featured content slider, gravity form styling and more.

Simple Portfolio WordPress Theme

Price   Single Theme: $69             All Organic Themes: $249

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Magnificent is a beautifully simple and elegant fashion magazine-style premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes that also can be used for technical news or web development website. This theme comes with a four-column homepage with 5 widget ready areas, 7 alternative colors chemes, ePanel theme options and more.

Magnificent Magazine WordPress Theme from elegant themes

Price:
Developer’s License: $89
Full access to all themes and support services-only $39 per year.

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Gallery is a photo gallery premium WordPress theme from Organized Themes designed for photographer showcase their works. This theme features three areas for widgets that you can use to insert whatever information you find helpful and comes with custom control panel, fully functional blog, five design styles and more.

Organized Gallery Premium WordPress Theme

Price:
Single Theme: $30
All Themes Package: $75 (Best Value)

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Kinetic is a versatile and flexible premium WordPress theme from RocketTheme that based on Gantry Framework used for assembling, building and maintaining a RocketTheme template. This theme comes with 8 unique style variations in 24 combinations, complimentary widget variations. It also sports a triple level splitmenu as well as Fusion menu still being available.

Price
RocketTheme WordPress Theme Club Subscription $50 – $250

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Glider is a simple and versatile premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes that idea for those who want to re-invent their personal blog. Glider features a contemporary style and a unique javascript layout and portfolio section in addition to homepage. This theme also comes with five unique color schemes, ePanel theme options, advertising management and more features.

Price:
Developer’s License: $89
Full access to all themes and support services-only $39 per year.

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deLirium is now available in version 0.9 from ThemeShift. Apart from some minor changes it added WordPress 3.0 custom menus, WordPress 3.0 custom background, WordPress 3.0 multi-site signup page, paging on home page (optional).


Custom Menus
You can now manage your deLirium menu by dragging and dropping your preferred menu items in the order you like with the new WordPress 3.0 custom menus feature.


Custom Background
Optionally you can change the look and feel of the theme by adding your custom background image trough the WordPress admin panel.

Price: €39

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Minimal is a premium WordPress theme from Elegant Themes with a clean and minimalist design. The homepage features a page based design but also has an optional blog style layout. It also includes 2 unique colour schemes, drop down navigation menus, in depth theme options panel and more.

Price:ElegantThemes Club Membership: $19.95 (unlimited access to 30+ themes)

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Delirium is a dark personal WordPress blog theme from ThemeShift. The theme includes a variety of useful features including various custom layout options (left or centred alignment, 1- or 2-column archives, sidebar left or right), customisable featured content slider and nested widgets allowing you to create different sidebars for posts, categories, pages and the home page. It also includes 4 colour scheme options and a comprehensive theme admin panel.

Price: €39

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Photoland is a premium WordPress theme from WPZoom designed for portfolio, photography, photo blog or showcase websites. The theme features The minimalist style will complement your photos and bring them under the best spotlight possible,and includes a big jQuery slider on the homepage, built in Cufon font replacement with 18 built in fonts, theme options panel and more.

Price: Single: $49 Developer: $99

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Depth is a vibrant personal blog premium WordPress theme from Obox Design. The theme includes 5 colour scheme options, it features a custom gallery page template and a jQuery featured post slider for the home page, and offers five vibrant color palettes.

Price: Single: $50 Developer: $100

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Gallery is a professional and flexible premium WordPress theme from WPZoom which could be used for photoblog, portfolio, personal blog, product showcase, etc.It comes with 3 color schemes with light and dark each, dynamic image cropping for thumbnails, 3 specially developed widgets and more.

Light Style Option

Dark Style Option

Price: Standard: $69   Developer: $149

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