The ProShow Blog

Tips, tutorials & inspiration for making slideshows

Masking Basics: Grayscale Masks

Create visually stimulating effects with masking in ProShow Producer. Masking is a powerful tool that gives you the ability to conceal and reveal underlying layers.

Follow along in this quick step-by-step tutorial video using the grayscale mask to control the visibility of your images. A basic rule to remember for grayscale masking is light reveals and dark conceals. Get started!Continue reading

New Year New Marketing Techniques!

New Year New Marketing with ProShow Slideshow Software

Make the most of your photos and videos this year with ProShow and a brand-new digital marketing strategy. The need for video is growing and with ProShow you can create a professional-quality video that promotes you and your work. From professional photography to education to real estate and more.

Change the way you do business with a digital marketing strategy for the chance to reach and engage with your target audience. So, get started today!Continue reading

Top 5 Transition FX for Winter Slideshows

It’s definitely felt like winter recently here in Texas! If you’re like us and rarely see snow then photographs are a must, or maybe you like taking photographs of the winter season regardless. Gather up your wintery landscape and falling snow photos, people enjoying the season, and anything else that screams winter to build a ProShow slideshow. We rounded up a few of our favorite winter transition FX that will help bring your photos to life. You’ll love the seasonal vibe your slideshow will have with these fun effects. Try them out!Continue reading

5 Tips for Taking Silhouette Photos

Looking to try a fun photography technique? Taking a silhouette photo isn’t difficult even though it may come across that way. It’s simple, conveys a dramatic and mysterious emotion, and grabs your attention.

Check out 5 basic tips to help you achieve a simple silhouette photo.Continue reading

Consistency – One of the Keys to Success for Every Photographer

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

“We don’t have a choice whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it.” – Erik Qualman

I know I’ve written about this before, but in virtually every aspect of your business as an artist the key is consistency.

Let’s look at social media…There are thousands of you who have blogs today and even more of you on Facebook and Twitter. If it’s just a hobby you can stop reading now. However, if it’s part of your livelihood and meant to be one of your marketing tools, if you’re not consistent then you’re wasting your time!Continue reading

4 Inspirational Ted Talks to Spark Creativity

Stuck in a creative rut? Sometimes all that’s needed is a good pep talk or motivational speech to give you the kick-start you need. See things from a new and positive perspective with these 4 Ted Talks to help energize your brain and spark that creativity.Continue reading

5 Slideshows to Inspire Creativity

Want to try something new with your slideshows? Watch a couple of ProShow slideshows below to give you a little boost of creativity. Try making a video to promote your business, as a marketing tool, for engagements, and even pet photography!

ProShow has all the best tools to help you build your perfect slideshow. From tons of slide style and transitions to choose from to themes to royalty-free music. Get started today with a fresh and new perspective!Continue reading