Using the Proof Gallery plugin with the Elegance WordPress theme for photographers really creates a nice workflow to narrow down a client photo session into a curated gallery ready to purchase.
Click here to view it in action.
There are several premium plugins available that also offer Client Proofing workflow options, but PixProof is a free plugin and adds a nice proofing option.
The PixProof plugin was not included in our plugin installer, but if you would like to use it you can download it here or from searching in your WordPress dashboard > plugins area.
You will need to adjust the settings here:
This is how you should set this plugin up to work best with the Elegance theme:
Once you activate this plugin you will see this option in your dashboard:
When you return from a client photography session you will simply add a new gallery. Upload the images to the PixProof gallery area as you see below:
Make sure you set this page to Password protected. You will then send your client the unique url for this page and the password you created.
You client will be able to view this gallery using the unique url and password you sent them. They can view the gallery and select the images that appeal to them.
You then can begin removing images from the gallery to end up with a curated selection of images that your client can purchase!
Here is a Client Workflow Scenario the plugin developer has documented.