FolioLink Touts New Flash-Based Photo Web Sites

Posted on 6/5/2009 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (2)

While others providing similar services are stepping away from Flash, Virginia-based FolioLink has announced new scaling technology available in its latest Flash-based photographer Web site design. It allows photographers to upload large images that will display equally well on large monitors and iPhones.

“Past arguments that most web visitors do not have sufficient bandwidth to view large images or that most screens are 15 inches or smaller no longer apply,” said FolioLink owner ISProductions. The 22-year-old company also plans other improvements designed to improve the browsing experience of those accessing photography Web sites using large monitors.

FolioLink provides artists and photographers with online portfolio Web sites. While somewhat different in business models, others in this space include liveBooks and Photoshelter, both of which outrank FolioLink in terms of site traffic, according to Alexa Internet.

Copyright © 2009 Julia Dudnik Stern. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz


  • Jesse Hughes Posted Jun 5, 2009
    Hi Julia,

    But since iPhones still do not support flash, I assume that whatever content they are providing would have a html, php, or ruby sister pages/mobile site that work on the iPhone. I think its an important point to bring up.


  • Rahul Pathak Posted Jun 5, 2009
    My biggest question about flash driven sites is the SEO impact. I feel that it's critical for photographers to have a google-friendly as well as a client-friendly presence online.

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