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Celebrating World Photo Day 2017

Happy World Photography Day! We’re celebrating by featuring this video showcasing photographs from ProShow fans around the world. Images were submitted all the way from Dubai to Australia to Canada, and so many other locations.

The final video was made using ProShow Producer 8 and you can find the track ‘Trust Your Heart’ in the built-in ProShow music library.Continue reading

11 Fun Photo Project Ideas

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

Summer Photo Checklist

Summertime is full of fun activities! From travel to a day at the pool. Make sure you document what you did this summer…including the little things like a melting ice cream treat or tan lines.

Save this cute Summer Photo Checklist PDF to print or pin it and start marking them off one by one!Continue reading

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

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

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

Spotlighted Show: Rob Knight’s Photo Adventures

Photo By Rob Knight – First light on Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano

This week’s spotlighted show comes from Rob Knight, travel and landscape photographer, educator, and author based out of Atlanta. Rob’s ProShow Web slideshow is full of stunning images from his trip on Route 66 to the volcanoes of Costa Rica. Continue reading