After a solid month and a half of development work, I’ve finally launched my new gallery website design! Check it out at www.MountainPhotography.com.
A few notable new features, aside from the new darker design, include the big full-page homepage slideshow and a reworked galleries page that showcases the first six photos of each gallery followed by a link to view them all. The website is also responsive, so the page layouts and images will expand and contract as necessary to fit a variety of screens ranging from cell phones to big screen monitors.
I’ve also reorganized and simplified the galleries. I’ve grouped the photos together into broader categories – still location-based, but more generalized and without so many divided sub-galleries. For example, instead of having separate Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana galleries, I’ve bunched all the photos into a single “Northern Rockies” gallery. Not only does this tactic reduce the amount of clicking around, it also frees me from the feeling that I need to populate all those separate location sub-galleries with “filler” photos.
Despite my best efforts to test the new website on a variety of devices, I’m sure there’s bound to be some issues I missed. So if you see something wonky please let me know! Feel free to leave a comment and let me know what you think of the new website, good or bad.
2 thoughts on “New Gallery Design”
Very good. Well organized (now I can find photos easier) and well explained the locations. The full screen view is good and your gallery makes me wish to make a backpack and to go those places!
I’d enjoyed viewing your gallery, specially the mountains of your Colorado. One of the best mountain galleries seen so far if not the best; natural looking, not artificial or oversaturated colors and over dramatic skies.
Hi Imanol, thank you for your kind comments, I appreciate it! 🙂