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  1. add a feature where the photos can be viewed in black& white or sepia by the viewers choice

    while browsing the gallery it would be nice if they could click an icon to see what the image would look like ion b&w or sepia. Maybe even an option to view the whole gallery in either and of course switch back to color at any time.

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      0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Have CSS Automatically Place Watermarks, ONLY when a Cursor moves over an Image!

      Would it be possible to have a "Custom CSS" code that "whenever" the Cursor moves OVER a photograph, THEN a "Special Selected Heavy and Invasive Watermark" would pop up on the screen. That way if someone moves a Cursor over the image, the Heavy Watermark would ALWAYS show up on any Snapped image they took. (One extra problem, I believe that an entire screen capture, by use of only keyboard commands, might be able to get around this CSS code. But MAYBE, IF the "CSS" code could also be generated whenever the screenshot is "keyboard Command" snapped also, that would…

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      • New Gallery Style -- Pinterest Style

        I think it would be great if we could have an option to have a 'pintrest' looking gallery. I think it works VERY well for image galleries and help us sell more prints!

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        • support single-page journal galleries

          I'd like the ability to present a gallery as a "journal" but have it be a single "page", so you can just keep scrolling and scrolling through the gallery. Similar to how a Google Image search results are a single "page" (more results are loaded on demand). In the past, loading all the images at once would be overwhelming, but with fancy Javascript I know you can demand-load images.

          I'd want this because I suspect when I send a gallery link to family and friends that are not familar with Smugmug, they may miss the "next page" link and think…

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          • Lightroom Styled Galleries

            I would like to be able to upload Web Galleries from Lightroom 4 for my image display as an alternative to SmugMug's Journal, Filmstrip, SmugMug thumbs, etc. I do believe that this could be a extra feature that would be most beneficial.

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            • Show full captions under thumbnails in gallery view

              I'd like my gallery view to be an actually-browsable overview of my photos, including full titles/captions. Right now, captions are truncated to just the first fiew words. Please provide an option to show the whole caption.

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              • Allow re-sizing the preview of photos in gallery

                Add a feature that allows photographers to re-size the preview of photos in a gallery. The default preview size is too small. It is better for the icons to shrink to allow the selected photo to display bigger.

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                  • Add a button to view geotag of individual photo.

                    I love to geotag photos, but after two hundred photos geotagged in the gallery, the older ones disappear. Now I know there might be some technical limitation on how many geotags you can show on one map, but how about the ability to just bring up the geotagged location for any individual photo that has been geotagged?

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                    • host interactive flash or html5 files for things like virtual tours

                      Many photographers create virtual tours and walkthroughs for businesses, real estate, and points of interest. While flash movies can be hosted, actual flash and html5 files with interactive content cannot be hosted.

                      There may be easy checks for the security issues. You obviously do not want the flash file to go offsite... run it in a sandbox so that it can only jump to files in the same directory hierarchy. You might be able to check the swf for disallowed commands, or even recompile it.

                      But basically, this would be another example that smugmug is dedicated to the needs of…

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                      • 3 votes
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                        • add a "story" gallery style

                          I'm not a professional photographer, I just like to take photos and share with friends a family. One thing I'm missing at Smugmug is a "story" theme, a theme that allows me to tell a story with both text and photos.

                          For example, let's say that I've been on a trip to some other country. When I get back home I want to tell friends and family about this trip using both text and photos, where both text and photos play an equally important role. Right now the available themes let the photos be the important part while the text…

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                          • Allow PicMonkey to be used by clients as an option in gallery settings.

                            The younger crowd often likes to play around with pictures. If they want to play and then order their beautiful creation... so be it! Build in the option to allow clients to be able to fool with their pictures with PicMonkey, but do not allow them to replace the original.

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                            • Captions should be visible under the thumbnails in the SmugMug gallery style

                              Currently only the caption of the selected item is visible in the SmugMug Gallery Style. It'd be good to see captions under the thumbnails as well (or file names if so chosen in the existing options).

                              9 votes
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                              • Commerce Gallery Style: On screen pricing beside the photo

                                I feel that people would purchase more if the pricing was right there beside their photos. That's one of the things that makes Zen so attractive. The biggest complaint I've had from people is that they don't know (or can't figure out) how much basic prints or downloads costs.

                                19 votes
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                                • give us a gallery landing page

                                  Current: Each gallery entrance point dives right in with the thumbnails and preview on right (default smugmug, yours may differ). Not very elegant.

                                  Want: A landing page at the head of the gallery that shows one or more featured images (prev/next controls), description about the gallery, jump links to areas within the gallery (day 1, day 2.. or start race, mid race, end race... or makeup, ceremony, reception), comments (facebook, etc) about the gallery in general,

                                  Major pluses: Gives us a way to step up the polish of the gallery. and make the main entry really solid. Also, currently, there's…

                                  7 votes
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                                    • highlight view of best photos in an album

                                      I often have to choose between creating documentary-style albums and creating more professional-looking "highlight" albums. Obviously, it's possible (but messy) to make two separate albums to serve these different purposes. A better solution would be to allow an album to be displayed in one of two modes: "Highlights" and "View All." "Highlights" would allow casual browsers to look through only the best photos of an album (as selected by the album owner), while "View All" would give people with a particular interest in the album content the option to look through every photo I uploaded.

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                                      • All visitors to password protected galleries to update captions and keywords.

                                        I have galleries where I upload hundreds of photos from a group activity for everyone to come see. I don't want to go through and tag every photo with the names of people in that photo (for people to easily search the gallery), but would like to be able to let everyone help out (kind of like everyone helps out editing Wikipedia).

                                        Yes, I could accomplish this by making everyone a friend or family and using that option, but that isn't realistic when we're talking about 50-100 members of each group and no two activities have the same group members…

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Javascript & iframe support in gallery description

                                          For designing our smugmug website more easily it is highly recommended to support Strong Html, javascript, iframe codes in the gallery description box. So please upgrade it as soon as possible.

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