Originally Posted by peripatetic
What is the purpose of the site?
The thumbnail size is fine. I think the enlarged pictures are much too small. Surely your upload times are secondary to the impact of the images in your showcase?
Also you may want to consider whether you really want to be using Flash as a format for the images. Most consider it a technology whose star is waning, and it's certainly easy enough to present images professionally using jQuery-based frameworks.
after hearing some very harsh words on different site about my technical skill as a photographer, i may just rip it down and start from scratch.
changing the file sizes was something i was considering anyway. the thumbnails are pretty much locked in w/ the template from the host.
the last paragraph of your response may as well have been a rare tribal dialect from southern turkmenistan. i may would have understood that a little clearer.....