Thanks for any help!
Try the "Anything Slider" [URL="http://css-tricks.com/examples/AnythingSlider/"]http://css-tricks.com/examples/AnythingSlider/
It doesn't have all the neat effects the Nivo does, but is very flexible. On the other hand, it might be a little overkill, so in case you're after something a bit lighter, then maybe jCarouselLite might be the right solution for you http://www.gmarwaha.com/jquery/jcarousellite/.
Few to choose from :
You could look at a lightbox solution, where you have a series of thumbnails on the page that, when clicked, result in the full-size image appearing over the page. You can then click arrows to move through the other mages. My favorite is slimbox.
or you can build your own customised slideshow and not be limited to the functionality, layout etc of 3rd party slideshows.