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How to Make a Live Slideshow in ProShow Producer

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Did you know that ProShow Producer has a ‘Live Show Function’? This means you can snap a photo and it will dynamically pull images from a folder on your hard drive as the slideshow plays. This feature is perfect for live events like weddings or in-studio photography.Continue reading

Black & White Photography Tips and Tricks

Black and white photography is a great technique to try for giving your images a striking look. Consider shooting in/for black and white next time you’re out on an adventure or maybe just want to go on a practice run. Some of the better subjects to work with are landscape or portrait.Continue reading

5 Tips to Shoot + Produce Travel Slideshows

Want to bring back a nice and free memento from your trip(s)? Forget bringing back a keychain or a t-shirt…take pictures of your trip as you go so you can make the best slideshow. It’s a great and easy way to relive those moments.

Below are a few tips to help you plan what you want to shoot and what else to include in your final video. Once you’ve produced your slideshow you can share your journey and all the excitement from it with your friends and family. An awesome keepsake for all. 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

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

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

10 Tips for Photographing Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunset from Mt. Jeez, Malabar Farm State Park, Ohio. Sigma SD Quattro, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens. f/8. Gitzo GT2451EX tripod and Gitzo ball head. Image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, Photomatix Pro, and Photoshop CC. Photo © 2017 David FitzSimmons. All rights reserved.

Today’s guest post comes from photographer and author David FitzSimmons.

No time of day is as spectacular than the ends of the day, when brilliant colors abound. At sunrise and sunset, the rays of the sun get bent by the atmosphere, creating scenes with all the colors of the spectrum. Planning, perceiving the changing colors, and composing well will allow you to produce stunning images at the ends of the day.

To help prepare you for these wonderful times, below are ten tips for shooting sunrises and sunsets like a pro:Continue reading