To generate more page views on your site, you definitely should use a single image gallery instead of one page list/slideshow.
How to set it up?
To replace default WordPress gallery with set of individual images with navigation, please do as follows:
- Create a new post
- Choose for it the "Gallery" post format
- Upload few images to this post (use the "Add Media" button).
- Insert the
[gallery]code into the post content, via WP Editor
- That's all. The theme does the rest