These days you do not have to own a large company to start your very own publishing business. With many offline magazines in trouble, online magazines (high quality ones) are very much in demand. If you are into photography or work with independent photographers, you may as well start your very own photo magazines. These 10 photo magazine themes can more than get the job done:
Polaris: a super attractive theme for photo websites. It can be used for your own personal blog or magazine business. It has 7 color schemes, jQuery slider, built-in SEO options, and built-in social buttons.
Elefolio: a portfolio and tumblog hybrid theme for WordPress. It is designed specifically to make publishing content online easy. Lets you post your content from your iPhone.
Magnifizine: a multimedia friendly magazine theme for web publishers and businesses. It can handle your videos, photos, and music files. It takes advantage of PrettyPhoto.
Photoland Theme: designed specifically for photo-bloggers. If you are passionate about taking photos all day, everyday, this theme lets you bring your work online.
Duplex: a fully widgetized theme for community sites, magazines, and personal websites. It has various widgets and widget areas. It is jQuery enhanced.
Landscape: based on the all powerful Genesis Framework by StudioPress. This theme looks great, is SEO friendly, and is highly customizable.
Photoshot: a flexible theme to start your own online portfolio and photo blog with. It has custom short-codes and can be localized.
Delucide: takes full advantage of jQuery to bring your visitors a more dynamic experience. Almost all aspects of this theme can be customized.
Photoblog: the name explains it all. This is the perfect theme for photo-only magazines and blogs. It has plenty of custom widgets. Social media buttons are integrated into it.
DeepFocus: an affordable and flashy theme that turns your blog into an online portfolio or photo magazine fast. DeepFocus has 5 color schemes and is compatible with major browsers.
If you are into starting a photo magazine portal, the above list should be a good starting place for your theme research.