div absolutely positioned directly over the photo and faded out once the page has loaded. The function is triggered by an
onload and applies a gradually reducing opacity to the ‘loading’ div. Here’s a simplified code snippet to fade out a selected layer.
For the sake of brevity, the above snippet works in Firefox and Mozilla only, but it should give you a decent idea of the approach. As soon as I get a moment, I’ll stick together an accessible cross-browser version and post it in the Sandbox.