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How to Make a Memorable Halloween Video Slideshow

How to make a memorable Halloween photo slideshow

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and such a fun time of year. With all the effort that goes into costumes and decorations, making sure you capture great photos of all the festivities is key! Below are some helpful tips for taking great Halloween photos and how to put them together in a fun and memorable video slideshow that you can share with friends and family. Happy Halloween!

1. Taking Great Halloween Photos

How to take great Halloween photos in low light
Since most Halloween activities happen at night, you’re faced with a lot of low-light situations. With a few tweaks to your set up, you can get great photos in any low light setting. Check out the links below for some really helpful tips for capturing great Halloween photos. And don’t forget the video button! A few short videos of the kids trick-or-treating will be a perfect addition to your Halloween slideshows.

2. Halloween Slideshow Music

Halloween slideshow music and songs
As a slideshow creator, you know your soundtrack can make or break your entire production! Make sure you pick a song that’s perfect for the mood you’re trying to create. Check out our round-up of Halloween songs for slideshows. There’s something for everyone including our top picks and great royalty-free options.

3. Halloween Slideshow Effects

Halloween effects for ProShow

Halloween is one of those times where I think it’s OK to go a little over board on special effects. A few flying bats and spider web transitions add a ton of fun to your slideshows. Be sure and download all of our free Halloween and Fall slideshow effects for ProShow.

4. Outputting Your Halloween Slideshow

Output your Halloween slideshow to DVD, Facebook, YouTube or your iPhone or iPad
Once you’re done creating your show, you’ll need to decide how you want to share it with your friends, family and co-workers ProShow slideshow software outputs to pretty much any format you can think of, so burning a DVD, posting on Facebook or Youtube, uploading to your iPad or iPhone is all easy and totally do-able.

Got the right tool to build your slideshow?

Planning to make your Halloween slideshow? With ProShow, it literally takes just minutes to make a beautiful video slideshow using the automated wizard and instant effects. Upgrade or download a free trial of ProShow 6 today!

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Amanda works in Photodex's marketing department and heads up the company's pr and events efforts. She loves photography, living in Austin and making slideshows.