Lense is a premium WordPress photo gallery theme for studios and professional designer firms. It is a best photo-showcase WP theme by CSSIgniter which meets all modern needs to create photography website. If you are tired of using traditional templates and unreliable 3rd party gallery plugins then forget it all. Just switch to this modern gallery theme which has truly minimal layout to display your work samples and skills.
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Lense Custom Gallery Layouts :
You must have seen most of the people using traditional WordPress gallery system or common freely available or premium plugins. But this is new WordPress theme concept which brings all gallery listing and showcase options within theme options page. So, you will always have all features on single screen while creating or listing galleries.
In order to create work listing portfolio, you can to use “Gallery Page” using gallery template attributes. Once you choose page then you will have gallery listing options visible below editor screen. This options box will show you all pre-defined gallery styles and other sub-options. You can either go for a scroller gallery style that uses carousel type wide image slider to display multiple images on single screen.
The slider gallery option uses regular image slider to display your photos. The next comes “Justified Gallery” which offers nice masonry grid layout with 2,3,4 columns. Once you choose gallery style then you will see other related options within gallery options box. For e.g., if you select “Scroller” style then you will see options to set spacing, loading effect etc.
The gallery settings box has image options. so you can insert images by clicking “Add Images” button. The randomize order check box option will show images in random style all the time. If you want to display images in fixed order then then keep random order option Unchecked. Drag and drop method can be used to arrange images in desired style for gallery showcase page.
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Left Header Style : The left aligned sidebar consist of header and widget elements. The header section is moved to left side so that user can view images without distraction. If you check it from demo then it shows space for logo, custom menu, and widgets. The sidebar will remain static on the left side and won’t just move while scrolling on website.
If you have multiple widgets then sidebar will scroll only till widget section is over, then it will remain static and visible. Visitors will enjoy benefit of this header style that shows navigation links and widgets all the time on the left side of the screen. If you switch to small mobile screen then it will shift header on the top area, which is part of the responsive design.
Lense responsive gallery layout keeps your photos, grid section, menu bar and everything visible on smallest device. So, visitors can check your photography work and image slider from tablet, mobile and other devices too. CSSIgniter already have custom widgets for sidebar and homepage. So you can display custom posts, social links, schedule, and contacts in widget areas.
Full-screen Display : The images are displayed in grid style for all gallery templates. But, you need to click on images to view them in big size. This is where slider comes into play, the image slider shows photos in full-screen automatically. Thanks to lightbox gallery slider which shows slideshow on separate window, so user never have to navigate to other page. You won’t even face page refresh when you load or exit gallery slider on the screen.
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Customizer : This is first and very important part of the entire website setup process. The CSSIgniter provides all the theme options in WordPress customizer panel. So you can view all theme settings in visual mode by just loading default customizer screen. Along with that, it shows a preview screen to reflect changes in live mode.
Customizer page has options for menus, blog, social networks, typography, widgets and other stuff. You can setup your blog page and single post layout from customizer. Apart from gallery listing page, you will have a blog template to share information and tutorials. The blog works as a content marketing platform for business individuals.
This is best photography WordPress theme that includes simple design but powerful content presentation platform. Lense theme always maintains good loading speed with SEO friendly layout. So, you won’t face slow loading speed or other errors as coding work is done by expert programmers. CSSIgniter offers shortcodes, widgets, page templates and other default features also.
I suggest all freelancer photographers, agencies and studios to use this CSSIgniter theme to display work samples. It won’t just display your work, but also get many leads with contact form.
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