The ProShow Blog

Tips, tutorials & inspiration for making slideshows

9 Creative Ideas for Macro Photography

Are you stuck in a creative rut? Macro photography is such a fun way to get your creative juices flowing. You’re able to focus on a simple subject and then view it in a variety of beautiful ways.

You’ll see patterns, textures, lighting, colors and so much more from another point of view and see things you wouldn’t normally see on a regular basis.Continue reading

5 Tips on Photographing Fireworks

The 4th of July is this coming Tuesday which means the sky will be filled with colors and there’ll be a long weekend full of fun activities leading up to it! Make a ProShow slideshow highlighting your weekend of all the energy, color, and action photos you captured.

Not sure how to capture fireworks in a picture? We’ve got an oldie but goodie list of tips below to help you take great firework photos.Continue reading

“Follow Your Bliss” with Gareth Rockliffe

Photo by Gareth Rockliffe

Today’s guest post comes from landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe.

“Follow your bliss” it’s advice given out all the time. Find what you love and pursue it with all your heart. I have tried to live my life by this, not always succeeding; sometimes, like others, I’ve fallen into doing work just for the dollar. The reality is though when I look back; all my best work has been when I shoot what I love.Continue reading

This ProShow Freebie Is Pawsitively Purrfect!

It’s become increasingly more common for people to totally geek out over pet pictures… and why not? Am I right?! Our fur people not only eat our shoes, and pee in closets but they often share our beds and bring smiles to our faces. So let’s celebrate our pets with this brand new set of “Pawsitively Purrfect” styles for ProShow 8 and theme for ProShow Web. This set is a great way to showcase that furry family member in a fun and vibrant light. Watch the demo video below! Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: Gareth Rockliffe Fine Art Photography

Photo by landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe

This week’s spotlighted show comes from soulful landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe. Gareth and his wife/business partner were recently offered the opportunity to capture the beauty of Prince Edward Island for two weeks. They had total creative control over this project. Continue reading

5 Tips for Taking Product Photos on a White Background

Have you ever wondered how people get amazing product shots on a solid white background? You know…the ones with jewelry, clothes, supplies, and so many other products. These pictures are professional looking, clean, simple, and don’t have much distractions around them.

It looks like it’s a difficult process that only professionals can do, but it’s actually really simple and anyone can do it!Continue reading

Customizing! The Reason ProShow Shines Above All the Rest

Photo by Suzette Allen

Intro by Skip Cohen

Suzette Allen’s slideshow above is the perfect example of how ProShow gives you the ability to customize your presentations without going overboard.

Think about it for a second. If you’ve been in the industry ten years or more, you can see the transition of trends in creativity thanks to technology. Wander back a few years and we saw a trend of too many artists becoming filter junkies. Images, that might have been fine with the simplicity of the quality of the photograph itself, were being overloaded with filter effects. Continue reading