WordPress is very user friendly and very easy to learn but for Photographers it may be a problem to learn it at initial stage. Photographers can easily showcase their portfolio using best WordPress themes which are mainly designed to display portfolio.
Other than having best theme there are some essential WordPress plugins for photographers too. Here i am listing 5 must have plugins for photographers.
NextGEN Gallery is a fully automated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with lots of options and functions. You can easily load zipped image files instaed of uploading one by one and can insert meta data.
SEO Friendly Images automatically adds proper alt and title attributes which will boost your traffic from search engines. Read in detail How to optimize images and boost traffic.
This plugin will turns your blog into a mobile format. It adds powerful, easy-to-use features to WordPress for mobile and other tablet devices. Your site will load quicker on all mobile devices and good for better user experience.
This plugins is for lazy photographers who don’t like to name each and every image. Naming your images is very important to get traffic and get images indexed. This WordPress plugin will help you to rename the underlying media files.