Founded in July of 2003, photagious was a versatile multimedia slideshow & photo management suite. At the product’s peak in 2008, we hosted over a million photos, user created over 12,000 slide shows and received Adobe’s Site of the Day two different times. We were also one of the first photo serivces to integrate auto publishing slideshows to Google’s Blogger platform. 

Co-Founder, President

  • Co-founded one the first web-based slideshow tools and launch in early 2004.
  • Raised over a half million in early-stage funding. The subscription based product was one of the earliest multimedia slideshow tools.
  • Created the product vision, UX/UI, brand and marketing materials.
  • Built a modular drag and drop slideshow editor with a wide range of features, including a theme and music library, graphics, playback/display settings. User’s also had the ability to purchase a DVD of their slideshow within the editor.

Photagious was ahead of it’s time and arguably one of the most advanced web based slideshow tools available from 2004 – 2008.  Feature list is long, but here are a few:

  • Inline editing tools – users could edit their slideshow no matter where the slideshow was embed.
  • Slideshow Themese and Customizable Themes
  • Add music from our library or upload music
  • Control in and out timing on play back for text and graphics/object overlays
  • Combine Video and Photos
  • Control Photo Panning (Ken Burns Effect)
  • Unique photo objects like thought bubbles, draw on the photo and animate it back, and zoom photo areas.
  • Photo Groups which allow for private photo sharing and group management
  • Batch Photo Tagging
  • Photo Editing

Slideshow Themes

Photagious had a wide range of theme options for every occasion with built in animations and transitions.  Users could also customize their own theme with size, colors, and custom photo masking options.