I am always on the lookout for a better way to display my photos on the web. I have been very disappointed in almost everything I looked at so I made my own in FrontPage. Here’s a sample.
What I like about this photo gallery is I can write a small description about each photo. One of my complaints about most photos I see on the web is that there is no story about them. They are just there. I like to tell stories about my photos. In the gallery I made, I can type in my comments in FrontPage and use all the Microsoft Office writing tools (spell checker and thesaurus) to prevent me from sounding too illiterate. I also like that it displays one photo at a time. Those photo galleries that display a page of thumbnails really whack those viewers on slow connections. By showing one photo at a time, I give viewers with slow connections a break.
I still keep my eyes open for better solutions, however. I may have found one that meets my desires. It’s a gallery that works in Movable Type – the software I use for my Blog. This photo gallery as one additional feature that is cool. It lets viewers post comments on each photo. I think that’s a good idea.Posted by The Vorlon at February 12, 2006 10:03 AM