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Great Video Tips to Make it Fast and Simple!

Today’s guest post comes from SCU President and founder of Marketing Essentials International, Skip Cohen and Hybrid Photographer Suzette Allen.

Intro by Skip Cohen

Suzette Allen and I have been friends for a lot of years, and I was thinking about everything she teaches in her workshops and her blog, along with all of her images and videos I’ve seen over the years. She’s not a photographer, but the ultimate storyteller. Everything she shares, together with the techniques she teaches are all about helping you tell a better story. And, that’s what your clients are hiring you to do – tell their story.

All of you are looking for ways to make your work stand out from your competitors. You’re looking for new ideas to exceed client expectations and enhance your storytelling skills. Thanks to technology, video is easier than ever to capture, and it’s also never had so much diversity in its purpose, especially with “hybrid” – still images, video clips and great music all put together in one presentation.Continue reading

5 Wedding FX Favorites

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ProShow has a variety of versatile effects right at your fingertips that are ideal for your wedding slideshows or any special event. Whether you are a wedding photographer and want to showcase your photos perfectly to build your business or maybe you want to bring your photos to life and tell a story during a wedding reception or engagement party.

These effects are just the beginning of options to use for your slideshows and ProShow has even more built-in, 15 effects packs to choose from for additional styles and transitions, and freebies that are always being released. Below are a few of our favorite effects to use for weddings or special occasions.Continue reading

2018 Fun Wedding Stats Report

Wedding season is in full swing! Have you ever wanted an inside look at numbers and lists of everything that can possibly go into a wedding?

Here are some pretty interesting fun facts and numbers for anyone trying to get an idea of what goes into a wedding. You can also find all this information and more directly from the 2018 NewlyWed Report from WeddingWire. From social media announcements to planning to couples information, the list just goes on! Good luck to everyone working or attending a wedding, and congrats to those getting married!Continue reading

Happy National Puppy Day!

Did you know it’s The Year of The Dog, Springtime, and National Puppy Day? For all you animal lovers out there, all bets are on that you’re already celebrating National Puppy Day. So… in celebration of all three auspicious occasions we’ve created a furry fun video to inspire your ProShow slideshow creativity, and of course to hopefully pull at your leash lead heart-strings with some of our favorite adorable pictures of man’s best friend!

Want to take your love of National Puppy Day a step further? Perhaps it’s time to share all those photos and videos of the silly things your furry pals do that bring a sometimes hair-pulling smile to your face with a ProShow slideshow video dedicated to all things four-legged (sometimes three-legged, let’s not leave out sweet tri-pod pups).

We have tons of fun ProShow themes and Free pet effects (available below) to showcase your furry friends in a truly fun and playful way. Also, be sure to check out some of our other pet videos (below) for inspiration, or maybe just to get your adorable puppy video fix for the day. We promise we won’t judge!

And, Hey…We’re offering 20% OFF EVERYTHING ProShow to help you make some of the cutest puppy slideshows around.
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Love what you see here? Be sure to check out our ProShow slideshow videos below… AND remember #adoptdontshop!

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SYNC 2018 Opening Slideshow

One of the most anticipated events at the SYNC Conference in Sandestin, Florida is the opening night presentation. Recently, the great people of SYNC featured an awesome collaboration slideshow of senior photos sent in from attendees.Continue reading

3 Creative Ways to Display Your Slideshows

Looking for a creative way to display your slideshows? Whether you are a photographer, business owner, bride and groom, or maybe just a hobbyist…the thought of presenting your slideshows in a unique way has definitely crossed your mind.Continue reading

2018 Winter Olympics with Jeff Cable

Jeff Cable is a professional photographer located in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s known for capturing amazing images, whether it’s a local event, a national advertising campaign or the Olympic Games.

He headed to Pyeongchang to cover the Winter Olympics and captured tons of photos of the world’s greatest athletes. Here’s a ProShow Web slideshow highlighting his favorite photos from all the events he attended to wrap up his trip. Continue reading