Although the original intention of NextGEN widget might be to place it on the sidebar, I am using it on the content area. It would be very nice if there was a way to activate the navigation bar so that the image title could be seen along with full screen link. Take a look at the use at:
(Don't mind the NextGEN gallery showing below, those are the two options that will appear there but one at a time.)
It will be there for the next week or so (from 5/15/2011). I can see the flashvar shownavigation is set to false but do not know how to set it to true.