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How To Make a Mother’s Day Slideshow

Make a Mother's Day Slideshow

With Mother’s Day just around the corner — sons, daughters, husbands and Dads brainstorm to come up with the perfect gesture or gift to honor ‘Mom’ on her special day. Although the common greeting card is typically given on this day and certainly not a terrible way to go, you know you can do better! Continue reading

New ProShow Theme: Always – Perfect for Weddings & Portraits

New 'Always' theme for ProShow

With Wedding season in full swing, we thought it the perfect time to offer you our new theme and ProShow FX set, suitable for weddings, portraits, basically everything else (it’s that versatile)! Continue reading

Tips for Making a Rehearsal Dinner or Reception Slideshow

Tips for making a great rehearsal dinner slideshow

The rehearsal dinner is a family-focused event traditionally held the day before the wedding. They come in many forms and range from semi-formal dinners at a restaurant or banquet space, to casual and intimate gatherings at someone’s home. It’s a great opportunity for the wedding couple’s family members to get to know each other (and in some cases – the bride and groom). What better way to add personality & humor to the occasion than a photo slideshow of the bride and groom? Continue reading

The Ultimate Slideshow Effects Guide for ProShow 6


With over 900 built-in effects in ProShow Gold and Producer combined, plus hundreds more from ProShow Effects Packs, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer number of options you can choose from. Luckily, the Creative team at Photodex has got you covered with the most comprehensive list of recommended effects to date! Continue reading

5 Intro Ideas for Every Type of Photo and Video Slideshow

5 Intro Ideas for your Slideshows

The way you start your slideshow (or any presentation) — sets the tone & context for all that follows. The moment the video starts to play, your audience will spend the first 30-60 seconds sizing up three thingsContinue reading

Improve Your Slideshow’s Flow with Montages & Videos

Use a photo montage or video to help with the flow of your slideshow.

Flow — in terms of a slideshow, song or movie (anything that changes over time) is somewhat tricky to describe but you can feel it. It’s about energy and its relationship with the structure of the work. Most people can tell if the flow of a slideshow feels good (even if they don’t know why), because there is a feeling of momentum and new things around the corner and because… Continue reading

Free Valentine’s Day Effects for the Best Photo Slideshow Gift Idea Ever

Free Valentines Day Effects for ProShow

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Surprise the one you love with a heart-felt video slideshow. We’ve designed this beautiful set of free Valentine’s Day effects for ProShow that will add the perfect touch to your shows.Continue reading