Photography websites can offer lots of inspiration for photographers of any levels. We can all learn from other photographer’s work, no matter the level of our skills.
We collected the 39 best photography websites in 2021. Take a look at these portfolios to find new ideas for showcasing your photographs.
1. Tom Hull
Tom Hull is a landscape and advertising photographer based in the UK. Many of his photographs involve people who are not professional models. This way, his shots are spontaneous and showcase true emotions.
Tom worked with clients such as Google, Nike and The Tate. What we like about his website are the options to see his work as individual images and also as thumbnails in a grid.
2. Amelia Allen
Amelia Allen is a lifestyle, documentary and portrait photographer from Somerset. She lives and works now in London. Amelia started her career as a fashion photographer and developed an iconic style.
She turned to documentary photography later on. One of her projects is about exploring women’s role in society. She worked with clients like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The Daily Mail and Forbes.
Her site showcases her images in a stylish grid that you can flick through.
3. Adam Bird
Adam Bird is a wedding, fine-art and fashion photographer based in Birmingham. His clients’ list includes Disney, Adobe and Panasonic.
Besides his work for his clients, he also has a Harry Potter-themed series. His photography website looks like a fairy tale book. Take a look for yourself!
4. Haris Nukem
Haris Nukem is a fashion and commercial photographer based in London. He was born in Bosnia and arrived in the UK as a young asylum seeker. He finds inspiration in how the world and our environment shapes our personalities.
In 2019, Nukem had an exhibition called ‘Faith’ in London’s Soho. He asked for a ‘pay what you can afford’ entrance fee and all the money went to the charity Help Refugees.
His images are often provocative and unusual. This is the way he wants to convey his messages. His photography website has a colourful slider gallery, showing only one or two photos at a time.
Matheu Stern is a professional photographer and filmmaker born in Paris, France. He has a passion for vintage lenses and for experimenting with photography techniques. You can find Stern’s work on platforms like Peta Pixel, Adobe News and F Stoppers.
Mathieu has a Youtube channel which focuses on photographic experimentation. He is also a photography and photoshop teacher in three Parisian design schools. His images are often surreal results of different techniques.
6. Alexis Julia
Alexis Julia is a portrait and wedding photographer from Texas. She shares lots of personal info about herself on her photography website. She focuses on getting to know her clients and be part of the big moments of their life.
Her photography website has a unique style and conveys a friendly atmosphere. When you look at it, it feels like you get to know her as a person, not only as a photographer.
Pedro Oliveira is a photographer from Brazil who moved to the US at the age of 22. Photography was his hobby that evolved into a true passion.
8. Sanz Lena
Sanz Lena is a fashion and beauty photographer from Paris. Thanks to his travels around the world, he developed a different artistic look. He likes to experiment with new artistic concepts and techniques.
Ariana Jordan is a professional photographer from Kentucky. She likes to tell love stories with her wedding and portrait photography.
Her website has a beautiful design, and her portfolio includes rich, bold and moody photos. When you take a look at her website, you see colours, emotions and stories.
10. Cassandra Ladru
Cassandra Ladru is a wedding and lifestyle photographer, working in Australia. She has a timeless and honest photography style. Cassandra likes to create visual stories and focus on unseen details.
Her creative work has been published in magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Her website has a journalistic atmosphere, allowing us to see intimate and detailed moments.
11. Jason Cox
Jason Cox is a creative photographer from Boston. He has a background in live music, sports, creative portraiture and wedding photography. Jason is always open to new challenges and keeps improving his photography style.
His clients include Nike, English Premier League, Converse and Jack Daniels. His photography website showcases his diverse talent.
12. Julia and Gil
Julia and Gil are “wedding photographers for couples who don’t want a wedding photographer”. The couple has a different approach to wedding photography. Their photos are atmospheric, honest and lively.
They aim to capture the real connection between couples. Their photography avoids clichés to show the true moments of weddings. They also have a blog where you can check their work and read a bit about the background of certain weddings they captured.
13. Gray Malin
Gray Malin is a fine art photographer and author from the US. He is known for his iconic pastel photos and aerial pictures. He sells his prints online and has 410 000 Instagram followers. He captured photographs from all around the world.
His website is like looking at dreamy postcards from beautiful destinations. Perfect place for daydreamers who miss travelling in 2021.
14. The Hearnes
One of our favourite photography websites belongs to The Hearnes. They are a couple who takes adventure wedding and elopement photography. They believe that a couple’s wedding day is their biggest adventure. But it can happen at more extreme locations than a ballroom.
Their website shows great examples of the long and epic days they have with their clients. Their whole life is an adventure, and they offer not only a photoshoot but a lifetime experience. Their photography is the perfect combination of adventure and romance.
15. Will Bremridge
Will Bremridge is a commercial and editorial photographer from London. He is shooting for magazines, agencies and brands. Thanks to his assignments, he has travelled a lot.
He has a vibrant and colourful style that appear all around his website. His work was published in magazines like British GQ, The Telegraph and The Sunday Times Magazine.
16. Diane Villadsen
Diane Villadsen is a fashion and portrait photographer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She has one of the most cheerful and colourful photography websites. Her photos have cinematic perspectives and dream-like tones.
Diane likes to teach and inspire others through her photography. Her website and photographs make you feel like living the California dream.
17. Grace Chuang
Grace Chuang is a photographer, designer, storyteller, biologist and engineer. She carved her own path and likes to focus on the mystery and wonder of in-betweens.
Her photography focuses on love, heartbreak, failure and triumph. She creates wedding, lifestyle and adventure photography. Her website is like an album of her diverse and exciting life. You only see one photograph at a time which allows the picture to speak for itself.
18. Brandon Keith
Brandon Keith is a fashion and lifestyle photographer from Kentucky. His goal is to make beautiful photos and capture real photos that people can enjoy for the rest of their lives. Brandon is a self-taught photographer who keeps improving his skills.
His gallery flows from left to right, allowing us to flick through his pictures as we would do with fashion magazines.
19. Jenna Mahr
Jenna Mahr is a professional photographer combining wedding and fashion photography. She is based in Minneapolis but available worldwide.
Her photography website is matching her clear and minimalistic photography style.
20. Griffith Imaging
Griffith Imaging is specialising in lifestyle, commercial, product and real-estate photography. Their clients include US Weekly, Forever21 and People magazine.
Their photography website looks like a magazine. It is fresh, colourful and clean. It’s also easy to navigate between sections, and every image has a consistent style.
21. Liselotte Fleur
Liselotte Fleur is a portrait and fashion photographer. She works for designers, brands, stores and magazines. She creates editorial and campaign photography for her clients.
Fleur likes to tell a story about fashion and her models. Her photography website is clear and classy. You can click on her projects and see the photos showcased in a creative arrangement.
22. Pat Kay
He worked with clients like Nike, Adidas, Samsung and Toyota. His photography website is simple, and the white background highlight his beautiful travel images.
23. Chris Zielecki
Chris Zielecki is a photographer based in Hamburg, Germany. He creates nature, wedding and portrait photography. Many of his photos are moody and show the roughness of nature.
His website is designed as if we were going through his travel diaries. Once you click on the cover picture, you see a lot more photos from his specific adventures.
24. Lauren Naylor
Lauren Naylor is a photographer, creative director and cinematographer based in Los Angeles. Her photographs have moody undertones and dreamy landscapes. Lauren considers herself a visual creator with a strong emphasis on expressive storytelling.
Her clients include Prada, British Vogue and Levi’s. Her work is showcased in a creative grid.
25. Dory Younes
Dory Younes is a travel photographer and videographer born in Beirut, Lebanon. Her style evolved throughout the years, from creative conceptual work to more life-like photographs.
Her photography website is quite dynamic, and the pictures are changing from time to time. It even has an interactive chat pop-up in the right corner. It’s a great source of inspiration if you’re looking for something different.
26. Tayler Smith
Tayler Smith is a professional photographer based in New York City. She takes dog portraits, product, still life and beauty photographs. She worked with clients covering a wide range of industries.
Her photography website is colourful and fun to look at. There are always two pictures occupying the whole screen, showing off her vivid style.
27. Deanie Chen
Deanie Chen is a freelance photographer based in New York City. Her photos were published by People Magazine, Spotify and Billboard. On her photography website, she has a section dedicated to her 35mm work. She also takes live music and portrait photographs.
Her photographs are showcased in a simple yet effective grid layout.
28. Brandon Woelfel
Brandon Woelfel is a photographer based in New York. Many of his photos have surreal or dreamy effects. His website is quite informative and a great source of inspiration.
There is a useful section about the gear he uses and a Before/After section where you can check how he edited his photos.
29. Luke Bateman
Luke Bateman is a photographer and cinematographer from England. He specialises in brand and concert photography. His photography career started with a 35mm camera and evolved into digital photography.
Luke likes to capture the energy and emotions of a concert or a gig. His photography website showcases his work in a simple grid layout that allows the photos to pop out from the white background.
Another power couple who shoot wedding and editorial photography. They claim to be “aesthetically and holistically conscious wedding photography artists”. They create images that aren’t traditional and that provoke convention.
Their photography style is influenced by Eastern European heritage and their background in fashion and advertising. Danilo and Sharon are available for travel, and their wedding photographs are often inspired by the destinations.
31. Sean McCoy
Seam McCoy is a commercial and documentary photographer and filmmaker from the US. He worked with clients like Banana Republic, Henri Bendel and the New York Fashion Week.
His aim is to create a platform of expression and storytelling for voices underrepresented in the media. His photography website highlights how diverse his talent it. It has sections of editorial, event, portrait and travel photography.
32. Dolly Ave
Dolly Ave is an award-winning photographer and meditative musician. She worked with brands like Red Bull, Nike, Adidas and Converse.
Her photography website lets her pictures talk for themselves, without too many written words. When you check her portfolio, you see either a full-screen photograph or two pictures filling out the frame. Simple yet effective.
Alessandro Casagrande is an Italian artist based in Los Angeles. He is also the founder and the editor in chief of BACCALA Magazine.
His photography website reminds us of the old times when we were looking at developed photographs. You can choose a photo from the collection, and it appears in the middle of the website. As you click on the arrow, pictures keep appearing on top of each other. As if you were putting down physical photographs on each other.
34. James Tye
James Tye is a travel and lifestyle photographer based in London. He won several awards, and his clients include Berlitz, Sunday Times Travel and National Geographic Traveller.
We like how his photography website shows one big photograph at a time. In the right corner, you also have the option to look at the photos in a grid layout.
35. Mike Kelley
Mike Kelley is an architectural photographer based in Los Angeles. He received many awards and worked with brands like Tesla Motors, Herman Miller and BBC.
His website is clear, simple and puts his fantastic architecture photography in the spotlight.
36. Giles Clement
Giles Clement is a portrait artist and photographer based in New York. He is always looking for new partners and new faces to conquer new territories.
Giles has worked with clients like Red Bull, Vanity Fair and W Magazine. His website is like looking through a photostream, and you can spend a lot of time admiring his photographs.
37. Emilee McGovern
Emilee McGovern is a Florida-based photojournalist and editorial photographer. She found harmony between these two very different genres and uses them to express herself and the truth.
Her photography website is divided into photojournalism and editorial sections. You will notice in both sections that Emilee puts a great emphasis on connecting with her subjects.
38. Levon Biss
Levon Biss is a British photographer from London. During his career, he experimented in various photography genres. His background includes portraiture, documentary and sports photography.
One of his most famous series Microscuplture takes macro photography to the next level. He created unreal magnifications of tiny insects, combining art and science.
39. Bobby Bandz
Bobby Bandz is an award-winning wedding photographer and videographer located in Washington DC. He also shoots portrait, fashion and street photography. Bobby also captures travel and lifestyle photos.
His website is simple and easy to navigate. It lists the different genres, and you can look at individual photographs or smaller pictures in a grid layout.
We chose these photography websites for two reasons. Because they belong to talented photographers and because they have a creative layout or simple design.
These photography websites are great sources of inspiration. You can find new ideas and techniques. They also make you realise that many successful photographers experiment in various genres.
Moreover, they provide an overview of different website lookouts that you can choose for yourself.
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