Galleriffic is a jQuery plugin that provides a rich, post-back free experience optimized to handle high volumes of photos while conserving bandwidth. It is easy to implement, cross browser, highly customizable, supports graceful degradation and allows you to add multiple galleries per page.
Features include: smart image preloading after the page is loaded; thumbnail navigation (with pagination); jQuery.history plugin integration to support bookmark-friendly URLs per-image; slideshow (with optional auto-updating url bookmarks); keyboard navigation; events that allow for adding your own custom transition effects; API for controlling the gallery with custom controls; support for image captions.
Developed by Trent Foley; Galleriffic jQuery Plugin is available for download under MIT License. You can find further information, demos & download on Galleriffic jQuery Plugin Website.