I have just released an open source WordPress template called The J A Mortram. It’s a simple, elegant one column WordPress template with a fullscreen image slideshow. Designed for photo stories. Created for Small Town Inertia featuring the work of J A Mortram.
Jim approached me to see if I could sponsor him and replace his Posterous site. We’ve been working together making the Small Town Inertia replacement site and a portfolio site for him over the last few months. I find his work very moving and it’s been revitalizing and inspiring to work with him. He’s currently fundraising for a scanner for David, someone he documents, who is blind and will benefit tremendously if the money is raised. Jim is 61% of the way there:
Anyone can download a copy of the WordPress template on GitHub. The J A Mortram template download
UDATE: The J A Mortram theme has been accepted into the WordPress Themes Directory. That means you can install it in your self-hosted (not wordpress.com) WordPress admin site. Go to Appearance / Themes / Install Themes and search for The J A Mortram or:
Visit Small Town Inertia.
Here’s the story of developing the template for Small Town Inertia with Jim on Storify The J A Mortram WordPress Template Story.