25 Amazing Photographer Portfolio Websites

Portfolio sites are often excellent sources of design inspiration. With photography portfolios the primary focus is of course the photography itself, so the design is often minimal to allow the photos to have the attention of visitors. In this post we’ll showcase 25 photography portfolios that show how design and photography can work together to create a beautiful portfolio site.

You may also be interested in these posts from our archives:

Glitz Photography

Glitz Photography

Kiran Owal

Kiran Owal

Ben Thomson Photography

Ben Thompson Photography

Gavin Gough

Gavin Gough

Kevin Murray Golf Photography

Kevin Murray Golf Photography

Twin Photographie

Twin Photographie

Jochem Gugelot

Jochem Gugelot

Brandon Taelor Aviram

Brandon Taelor Aviram

Jewell & Ginnie

Jewell & Ginnie

Arbutus Photography

Arbutus Photography

Nicole Fields Photography

Nicole Fields Photography

Brent Stirton

Brent Stirton

Fredrik Clement

Frerik Clement

Joey L.

Joey L.

Lara Jade

Lara Jade

Micah Albert

Micah Albert

Mitchell Kanashkevich

Mitchell Kanashkevich

Sarah & Simon Wedding Photography

Sarah & Simon Wedding Photography

Andrea Smith Photography

Andrea Smith Photography

Tricia Harrison Photography

Tricia Harrison Photography

Red Circle Photography

Red Circle Photography

Studio Bennett

Studio Bennett

Andy Thomas Photography

Andy Thomas Photography

Rocco Studio

Rocco Studio

Sandy Carson

Sandy Carson

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Published February 21st, 2011 by

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  • Andy @ FirstFound, February 21, 2011

    Brilliant choices. The best ones are the designs using photographs that capture movement. It makes the whole thing seem more dynamic.

  • Richard Pham, February 21, 2011

    Great list of portfolios! I think mine should be included too :P

  • konrad, February 21, 2011

    Richard, if someone doesn’t have scroll in his mouse will he be able to see other photos? ;)

  • aledesign.it, February 21, 2011

    So delicious this collection! Really nice idea some. IAre very creative and so impact this gallery.. inspire me!

  • Capt Vlad Nikolskiy, February 22, 2011

    Thank you for very nice selection of photographers’ resources. Professional photos of nature are perfect! Great pleasure to watch.

  • Chris Quinn, February 22, 2011

    I love it. This article is nicely put together. I am about to start a photographer website design for a client and needed some inspiration. Some people debate whether or not looking at others works can actually inspire your design, but its nice to be able to take a bit from here and there to make one great design. I am sure my client will love it. Nice website. Found you on Google. Definitely going to check out your other blog postings.

  • web design hull, February 22, 2011

    Really nice collection, just goes to show how important good photography is to a regular website… thanks for sharing.

  • Richard Pham, February 22, 2011

    @konrad: hehe there is another to scroll through the images ;) the user can click + drag.

  • Johan, February 23, 2011

    Nice overview again! Would be great if you would consider listing my site as well :-)

  • Patty Rosol, February 25, 2011

    Im not a fan of flash photography sites (especially any with music). Here are a couple photographer sites we have built.

    http://studiokidsphotography.com
    http://ruecklstudio.com
    http://debbiedaanen.com

    • Vandelay Website Design, February 25, 2011

      Hi Patty,
      I wouldn’t personally go the Flash route either, but I think some of them are well done. Your sites look good. I especially like StudioKids.

  • Mads Buch Stage, February 27, 2011

    Thanks for the mention of Fredrik Clement, glad you liked it :-)

  • Steve Dolan, March 12, 2011

    I’ve always liked this guy’s website – it shows some great personality: http://markjsebastian.com/

  • Chris Nager, March 21, 2011

    It is an honor that you featured my creation, Ben Thomson Photography.

    **Thomson is spelled without a “p.” Do you mind correcting this in the subtitle?

    Thanks again.
    Cheers!

  • Toronto Web Developer, June 9, 2011

    Amazing List. I can’t wait to check them all out and share them with friends.

  • Sam, November 24, 2011

    Great post, thanks for the handy collection.
    Sam

  • LB, December 6, 2011

    You definitely need to check out DangerouslyDolly.com