The order gallery is provided to allow you to select your images and products and submit a Sales Order to the studio. It consists of a Menu on the left and an Image Preview area on the right. When first opened the images are displayed in Thumbnail view, in Medium size, with All Images displayed and selected as Favorites Thumbs up to be included in your Sales Order. After narrowing down your selection you can select products, add notes and sign and submit your order.
Follow these steps to choose your photos
1. Previewing Images
- To preview your images click the Slideshow icon and then 'X' to return to the Gallery thumbnails.
- To review images individually click Compare or press 1 on your keyboard to switch to single image mode.
- Press Next one on the menu or the right navigation arrow on your keyboard to move to the next image in the gallery. The Left Arrow will go back to the previous image.
- to compare multiple images select the images in thumbnail view and then click Compare or press C.
- Click Compare Next One, Two or Three on the menu to move to the next set of images in the gallery or press the right navigation arrow on your keyboard. The Left Arrow will show the previous set of images.
- To Exit Compare mode, click Thumbnails on the menu or press ESC key to return to Thumbnail view and the full Gallery.
2. How To Select & Rate Images
You can Select and Rate images in Compare or Thumbnail views.
- Click the Thumb symbol on an image to change it to Thumbs down and remove it from your selection, The image border will then change to red, click again to change back to Thumbs up and green.
- Click the Star rating you wish to apply to an image or press 1-5 to apply that number of stars to all selected images. Star ratings can be used to classify images for a particular product or finish.
- You can use star ratings to help identify images for particular products such as wall art using your own rating system or one provided by the studio. Click the Star rating you wish to apply to an image.
- To remove a star rating click on the rightmost highlighted star or press 0 to remove all stars from any selected images.
- In Thumbnail View click the Magnifier icon to change the thumbnail size from medium to large or small.
- Click Filter to view Thumbs up, Thumbs down or All images.
- Click individual images to select or unselect them or the unselect icon to unselect multiple images.
- On a PC apply Thumb ratings to multiple selected images using the down arrow for reject Thumbs down and the up arrow for select thumbs up.
- Click Compare to view multiple selected images and click Next 1, 2 or 3 to Compare the next images in the Gallery.
3. To Sort or Change The Order of Images
- Click Sort to arrange images from high to low Star rating and click again to arrange from low to high star rating.
- You can also arrange the image order manually. On a PC you can move images using the 4-way arrow Move icon.
- On a tablet to move images Tap the Circle icon in the upper left-hand corner of an image to select it, the circle will then turn black. Then Tap on the image you want to move the selected image(s) in front of to move them to the left of that image.
4. Checking Your Selection
- Click fullscreen or press F to view images in full-screen mode, use the left & right arrow keys on a computer or swipe on a tablet to view the next or previous image.
NOTE: There are no rating controls in full-screen mode, use the single image compare mode instead to be able to add or change ratings.
- Press the ESC key or Thumbnail icon to return to the full Gallery.
- Click Save at any time to remember your choices and return to the app later to continue. Any changes will NOT be saved unless you do this.
5. Creating Your Order
- When you have finished selecting your images click Save and then Checkout to view your selected images on the order form.
- Check your image selection and make any changes you want.
- To remove images from the order click the thumb icon to reject them or return to the thumbnail view by pressing the thumbnail icon or ESC to make further selections and add additional images to the order.
- For albums and other multi-image items click the shopping cart at the top of the order form and choose the product with from the drop-down item list to add the item and pricing information to the order.
- Add any general notes for the studio regarding your order in the notes box below this.
- Click the shopping cart for each image to be included and choose the Album or Folio Photo item from the drop-down list, these items will have a zero value. If there is no photo item you will need to identify the image to be used for each multi-image item you have added to the order in the notes sections.
- Click the shopping cart next to individual images to choose individual products you want for from the drop-down items list such as prints and wall art.
- Add notes to individual images regarding special instructions, positioning or which products to include them in.
6. Finalizing Your Order
- Carefully check your order making sure that all images and products you want are included.
- Read the order notes and sign the order form.
- Click the Place Order button once you are happy with your order to send it to the studio.
Click Save again before exiting the Order Gallery to Save any changes you have made to the order.
Click Exit to return to the App.
Once you have placed your order the studio will be in touch with full details of your order, payment options and delivery.