Slideshows and image galleries are all the rage at the moment, there are loads of new techniques, plugins and tutorials cropping up everywhere. In this design news round-up we have chosen our favorites from recent weeks.
Sideways is a simple, yet elegant fullscreen image gallery created with the jQuery and some simple CSS.
SIDEWAYS – jQuery fullscreen image gallery
In this tutorial you can learn how to create a stunning full page gallery with scrollable thumbnails and a scrollable full screen preview. The idea is to have a thumbnails bar at the bottom of the page that scrolls automatically when the user moves the mouse. When a thumbnail is clicked, it moves to the center of the page and the full screen image is loaded in the background.
Full Page Image Gallery with jQuery
Orbit is a killer jQuery plugin that lets you create a simple, effective and beautiful slider for images of any size, and even includes some parameters for making awesome captions and a sweet timer.
Orbit: A Slick jQuery Image Slider Plugin