Many thanks again for the solution, I'm quite happy with the way it worked out. I think this would make a lot of sense for the initial reason the template was designed: as a photography portfolio.
I'll be sure to supply the feedback to CSSTemplates, referencing to yourself and this thread of course.
I will have to adjust it so that the image fades in, much faster than the slide show, it's a little to abrupt right now, but I think I can figure that out.
Once again, many thanks!