After your session with Xtina Photography, you will receive a link to an online PASS gallery.
1. Images are easily DOWNLOADED & VIEWED from all your devices!
2. Images are easily SHARED with all your friends and family.
3. Images are stored in the cloud for 10 years and replaces the CDs that can be lost and misplaced.
4. You can just send friends & family the link to your gallery for them to see your images!
OPENING YOUR GALLERY
To open your gallery, you simply have to click on the “View Photos” button in the email or Facebook message you received in order to open it in a web browser.
When the gallery opens, you will see something like below:
Next, you need click the 3 horizontal lines at the top of the page and open the menu. Click the login button. If you have not already created an account before, you will have to sign up. If you have logged in successfully, you will see your name underneath “Account.”
The images that you see when the gallery first shows up are the first collection of images! Just click on the 3 horizontal lines again to access the menu and select a different collection to view. The only time there will be a second collection will be for wedding client. Portrait sessions will have only one collection. Just click on the desired collection and it will open in the gallery area.
If you want to view your images one at a time, just click on an image and it will expand to fill the screen. To get back to the full gallery, click on the arrow in the top left corner of the screen, or click on the faded arrows on the left or right of the image to scroll through each of your images in this larger format.
SHARING YOUR IMAGES & FAVORITES
Once logged in, you can mark your favorites or share them to your favorite social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest or email them. When you click on an image and it expands, you will also see a new menu slide out from the right hand of the screen. If you want to, you can click on the plus sign to expand the menu so you can see what each of the buttons actually means.
DOWNLOADING YOUR IMAGES
Once again, you must be logged in to download your photos. You can download one at a time OR you can download all at once. To do so, from the mail gallery, click on the three horizontal lines at the top left. You will see the option download photos. Click and it will pop up with a couple options. You can click the collection you want to download or if you favorited photos you can choose to only download your favorites. Once you have decided, press start download. Pass will then package your images which it will send a download link to your email or you can wait for the zip file download link. You can also download one picture at a time by clicking on a single image and clicking the download button.
One of the best features of pass is you are able to have your pictures ready to pull up and show off wherever you go. To view your gallery on your phone, open the same link from above in Safari (iPhone or iPad) or in your Android browser, and you’ll be able to add your gallery to your home page on your phone.
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!
If you have a smartphone or a tablet, you know what a pain it is to transfer photos over to your device. If you have a PASS gallery, you can download the PASS app from the app store. Just type in PASS and it should be the first one that shows up.
Then just log in and you should see a screen with your gallery. If you click on the gallery, you will see the different collections, and from there you can click on each image individually. When you click the image of the arrow, it saves the image straight to your photo roll with all of your other photos!