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#1 stewsmith

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Posted 02 February 2014 - 11:15 AM

I am in the process of building my new website. I want to keep it simple as I think simple works. I have a few galleries live which are Sharks, Macro, Wide Angle, Wrecks and Rays. I have more content to add into these galleries and I will also be adding the same images into the galleries that are not live yet which will be from where the images were taken. I would love some feedback at this stage so I can make changes should there be a need before doing to much work on the site. I want the experience to be simple for the end user. If you could spare a few minutes to have a look and give me some feedback it would be greatly appreciated.

 

http://www.euphoticzoneimaging.com/

 

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 08:50 AM

Some personal suggestion.

On pages like: http://www.euphoticz...aging.com/macro

Make menu horizontal which prevent scrolling.(you can do this by simple adding "display: inline; list-style-type: none; padding-right: 20px; " to .widget-menu-item.)

Also I would add the same style header on home page as subpages.

On the homepage i would increase the size of image in the grid and crop them all to same size.

Google has nice tool which help optimize your site: http://developers.go...om/&tab=desktop

 

Nice photo btw. And good look with finishing the site.


Edited by marc1990, 03 February 2014 - 08:50 AM.

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#3 stewsmith

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 10:13 AM

Hi Marc. That's exactly the feedback I was after. Cheers

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 08:37 AM

Less is more!

 

I would think hard about using a really strong image on the home page, moving your biog to the inside and also putting the galleries inside except for, perhaps, a small (20-30 images) portfolio that sells your style to the browsing public.

 

I like Rob Bailey's gallery, but perhaps I shouldn't talk because I've never put my own images into order...



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Posted 08 February 2014 - 01:10 AM

Cheers Marc and Tim. 

 

I have started to re design the homepage and with advice from both of you, it is already looking 100% better. So glad I asked .

 

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