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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

7 More ProShow Keyboard Shortcuts

ProShow has so many keyboard shortcuts to help you work with the software faster and easier. We listed out 7 more keyboard shortcuts in addition to the 10 shortcuts we listed in our previous blog post.

You can find it here: 10 ProShow Keyboard Shortcuts.

Get to making cool slideshows today with ProShow Gold or ProShow Producer!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

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