Many of us have a furry companion right by our side and most likely treat them like they are our children or as a part of the family. Pets are known for doing the most random, hilarious, and most unexpected things and I know I definitely love to capture those moments.Continue reading →
Intro by Skip Cohen
In 2009 I spent three weeks at Hallmark Institute doing public portfolio reviews. One of the other “judges” was Gregory Heisler. The process was pretty basic. Each of the almost two hundred students, one at a time, would put up their portfolio (actual prints), and each of the judges would critique the work.
The three judges approached each student’s work from a different perspective. For Gregory, it was often about the power of the images. Over and again he’d show how changing the composition and cropping of an image would add impact and completely change the story. Each time Gregory would critique a portfolio, I often learned as much as the students.Continue reading →
Looking to try something new in the world of photography? Start a photography project to develop those skills and techniques to get some pretty amazing results. Pretty soon you’ll be able to develop that instinct of just pointing, shooting, and capturing the best photo.
Browse through our round-up of photography ideas filled with how-to’s, ProShow effects, sample slideshows, and much more to help you get started. This is a great way to challenge yourself + improve your photography, and to bust out of any creative block you have. You’ll also have plenty of fun along the way…no doubt.Continue reading →
Slideshow made in ProShow Producer 8
Today’s guest post comes from photographer and author David FitzSimmons
The key to launching a new book is widespread media presence. While reviews in magazines, newspapers, and trade journals are important, many publishers introduce new titles with a book trailer, something that can be easily created with ProShow.
Like a movie trailer, a short focused video about a new title can capture people’s attention and motivate them to pick up a copy; the key, however, is telling a bit about your work but not too much, and doing it in an engaging, dynamic way.Continue reading →
Time lapse videos have become more and more popular over time. This is a very interesting technique built out of hundreds of images taken per second and certain intervals and then made into a short video clip. Once played it looks like time appears to be moving faster even though it’s being played at a normal speed.Continue reading →
Summer is a popular time for reunions. Whether it be family, friends, an organization, or another kind of special gathering. One thing is for sure is there are lots of photos. It’s always nice to share some photos from the past to look back on or more current photos during the reunion. You can also take some photos during the current reunion to prepare for the next one. Continue reading →