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Exhibitions: Customize, control and change how your profile looks

by Head Editor Yvette Depaepe 
Published the 4th of October 2021

This feature is a most powerful tool to create online exhibitions with your photos just like a gallery curator arranging prints on the walls of a gallery.

by Henk van Maastricht

By using exhibitions, you can customize, control and completely change what your profile looks like.

To see the many exhibitions created by our members go to the opening gallery page.
You will see the currently presented spotlight exhibition titled 'Romanticized Nature'  showing works of Hansen and Daams. 

On the lower right side you have a small menu box 'View Exhibition' and next to it 'Show all featured'.
When you click on it,  you will see this:

When you click on 'all', you will see all the exhibitions created by our members.

The very best exhibitions will be featured and presented on the opening gallery page of 1x and stay there for at least a week.


Under your name on your landing page, you can see 'About' and 'Exhibitions'.
When you move the cursor to 'exhibitions' you will see all exhibitions you created.
If you didn't create any, you still will have the default exhibition showing all your photos.

You can create and add more exhibitions and make one of them your default exhibition on your profile, if you want.   You can add quotes, change the order of your photos and align them in different ways and change the size. 

To start creating a new exhibition go to your profile. Click the account menu in the top right when you are logged in to 1x and then the button "Go to your profile". Click "Create a new exhibition" at the top to get started.


Name your new exhibition and then click "Select photos". Select all photos you want to include in the exhibition. Numbers will indicate how many photos are selected. When you are done click "Create".

In the exhibition editor you can re-arrange the photos by dragging and dropping either the large photos to the left or the thumbnails to the right (in the desktop version).

Under the large images you can align them to the left or right or make them appear in big size.
By clicking the button "Add object" you can add a title, or bigger or smaller text block in between your images. The texts can also be re-arranged by dragging and dropping.
Click "Delete" to remove an image or text.

When you are done editing your exhibition make it visible to the public by checking the box "Open for visitors" in the lower right.
You can also select to add all new photos you upload automatically or make it the landing page of your profile by using the other checkboxes.
Remember to click "Save" when you are done.

To edit an existing exhibition hover the "Exhibitions" menu on your profile, hover the
exhibition you like to edit and click the blue "Edit" button.

Edit an exhibition and then click the red "Delete" button in the lower right.

Why not creating your own exhibitions...
Here are some examples of great exhibitions.

Enjoy and go for it !

'On the road with the thunder gods' (Lightning shots) with quotes and short poems - by Yvette Depaepe

Some without any text:

'Abstract' Art by Luc Vangindertael (laGrange)

'Polar Regions' by Siyu and Wei Photography

'Landscape' by Ibrahim Nabeel

'Still Life' by Lydia Jacobs

How do I create an exhibition from my photographs that haven't been published Yvette
Great tutorial, thank you very much dear Yvette..
Thanks, dear Emel !!! Time to try it out ;-)
Great tutorial and idea 👏👏
Thank you, dear Serge !!! This is a fine way to present your work ...
Hi Yvette, thanks for this interesting article. This is really a great way to be able to show series. One question I would have-can you create an exhibition only with previously accepted/awarded images? I just uploaded 10 photos to work with. However, they cannot be selected or are not even displayed. Am I doing something wrong? Thank you for your answer! Regards!
No, you're not doing something wrong, dear Susanne. For the exhibitions, there is no access to images not published/awarded and that is a pity. It is an important question. We all would like to have an overview with published/awarded and not selected images as we had in the 1x Classic. You should put this question in the Forum or send a mail to the 1x management. Best greetings, Yvette
Thank you so much, dear Yvette, for the quick reply! That is really a pity - have deleted the photos again. Thanks again and best regards
Thanks Joe, for giving your opinion ;-)
Hi Yvette Thanks for this great article! It's one of the good things about the new update! It's easy to send a specific gallery to anyone without having to send the entire portfolio!
True, Ibrahim. I saw you made already a lot of exhibitions. Thanks for your appreciation. Cheers, Yvette