There’s no doubt that sites with lots of images generally load slower than sites with text only. If your site uses lots of images, you may be looking for a solution on how to improve the loading times of your web pages which have the most images.
Recently the WordPress.com VIP team at Automattic, the TechCrunch 2011 Redesign team, and Jake Goldman (10up LLC) created a new plugin named Lazy Load which decreases page loading times by only loading an image when its within the veiwable area of your screen.
Techcrunch, Mashable and several other big name sites are already using this technology and now you can to.
Lazy load images improves page loading times and server bandwidth.
There’s also another plugin named jQuery Image Lazy Load WP that you may also want to try.
More ways to improve page loading times – 5 Easy Ways To Increase Your Site Speed Using The Best Website Optimization Tools