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This blog post will be updated with the latest developments for all things Photo Pro. You can always comment below to join this discussion.


Jan. 24rd, 2020 – Updates

Photo Pro 1.0.2 now supported Batch Hosted image folders. See setup tutorial here.

Click here to view all Photo Pro 1.0.2 updates →


Jan. 22rd, 2020 – Photo Pro launched 🎉

Largely, this launch has been a big success, thank you for providing you’re detailed feedback, and helping me build the most powerful gallery stack for RapidWeaver.

That said, I wanted to speak on one feature that wasn’t shipped at launch – and that is the ability to batch server hosted folders. Now originally, on the lengthy pre-launch Photo Pro blog post, I expressed how the new batch would use the Resource folder in RapidWeaver, and by everyone’s comments I believed this batch resource feature alone would make folks happy.

Well, Photo Pro launched, and response emails came in, major were very positive, but a few people expressed strong desire for a batch option to choose a server hosted folder – and I hear you! I’m working on it now, once it’s been fully tested out with a few beta testers, Photo Pro owners will get a stack update, and link to a tutorial on how to setup this new feature.

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That’s great to hear Nick… hugely looking forward to it. Additionally, there needs to be more control over the thumbnail appearance, including color, width, and rounding of borders, and the ability to add padding between the border and the thumb image. In particular, options that allow the equivalent of what this CSS code does (though I can’t find a way to insert the above padding): div.img-wrapper:hover { opacity: 0.8; } img { border-style: solid; border-width: 1px; border-color: white; border-radius: 5px; } On your Spacing and Radius options, I think it would be better if you provided a field to allow… Read more »

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Dave S.

I’ve reproduced one of my galleries using PhotoPro and checked it out on an iPhone SE (iOS 13.3; Safari). I then did a rapid mixture of operations in the lightbox such as zoom, unzoom, change orientation and back, change image, and so on. Several problems appeared. The most consistent thing is that the thumb carousel won’t scroll in either orientation. Sometimes selecting another image appears in zoomed mode, and sometimes trying to unzoom an image changes the image. sometimes clicking the zoom in button in succession does nothing. I can’t easily nail down what’s going on. I’d suggest going into… Read more »

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Dave S.

The 1px (presumably) border on the thumbnail of the selected image in the lightbox is essentially invisible. It’s hard to tell which one is selected. To make it clearer I’d suggest making the thumb of the selected image slightly larger than the others (best), or reduce the brightness of the unselected thumbs and increase the border on the selected thumb to 2px.

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Juergen Weiland

Hi Nick. Congratulations to a great new release of Photo Pro. Great potential in comparison to the former version, which I have been using a lot over the last years. Purchased my copy yesterday and love it :)) Especially the new features of Resource galleries in combination with Adobe Lightroom.

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Dave S.

Thanks for the fix on the thumb strip scroll in the lightbox… and making the selected image’s thumb larger and brighter. But I noticed that when you click a thumb in the gallery to display it in the lightbox, its thumbnail might not be visible once the lightbox comes up. You have to scroll the strip to find it. I think you’ll want to ensure that the selected thumb is visible when the lightbox comes up. Personally, I think the thumbs are a bit too small. I’d be happy to see an option to specify the height of the thumb… Read more »

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Dave S.

Oops.. I see you are way ahead of me. There is control for thumb size in Base. Thanks!

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Dave S.

I am finding in the lightbox, either on the web or previewed in RW, that when I click on the zoom in button it will go to 50% but clicking again it sometimes goes to 100% (not 75%; sometimes stays at 50% on mobile in portrait mode), and if clicked repeatedly will cycle back to 50 and back to 100 and so on. On mobile/landscape, it properly goes 50/75/100, but clicking the zoom out button doesn’t go 100-75-50, it just pops back out of zoom mode. Not super consistent, but not right. Sometimes see that the caption displays as “Undefined”… Read more »

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Dave S.

When leaving the lightbox (clicking the X icon), the address that is left in the address bar after returning to the calling page still has the image address for the lightbox image (like https://www.xyz.com/test/#&gid=test&pid=3). So, doing a refresh returns you to the lightbox. The address should just be the address of the page you returned to (like https://www.xyz.com/test/).

Juergen Weiland
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Juergen Weiland

Hi Nick. Just wanted to let you know how much I like the Photo pro update. Just went to my photography site and updated the galleries to Batch galleries from Lightroom. Finally I also felt inspired to upload my latest images from the Western Cape, South Africa. Thanks for the beautiful stack! Here you can see the galleries in action: https://www.4photodesign.com/Fotografie/