This is an ugly design from IMatch, but the design is right out of the box, and for the first time -- I have an easy way of sorting images by categories. This is going to be a big boost for things like the stock photography section. In other words, you can categorize your images (wow) and have the web pages generated based on the categories.
As soon as I finish up this last order, I am going to begin experimenting with modifying the IMatch template to fit the design of the rest of the site and to include the IPTC metadata (they have a couple of scripts that do this already).
All the things that were really bugging me about the Photoshop Web Gallery are addressed by IMatch.
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I also think that I've discovered something about the ranking of the Google images. It seems that, and this is hard to believe, that a good deal of the sorting is a) alphabetical and b) based on the number of images on the page. Many of the images I looked at started with "numbers" or low letters in the alphabet. This could explain why it chose to show "cat" photographs.
According to these rules, I might begin shooting aardvarks. I haven't seen too many aardvarks in NYC recently, but I'll keep an eye out for them.