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Try the New 2018 Trending Colors Palette

2018 Trending Colors - A Palette Freebie for ProShow 9

It’s a new year! This means that new color trends are making their debut. So we have created our very own complimentary hand-picked selection of ‘2018 Trending Colors’ to incorporate into your slideshows. This sharp and contemporary color palette is filled with strong hues representative of modern style and progression. This palette is perfect for a stylish year ahead and for savvy avant-garde slideshow creation.Continue reading

Candy Coated Colors Freebie Palette

Candy Coated Colors - A Palette Freebie for ProShow 9

It’s time to celebrate delicious sweets, sweethearts, & close friends! Are you ready to craft a colorful slideshow to share with your special someone? Enjoy this complimentary hand-picked selection of ‘Candy Coated Colors’ to incorporate into your super sweet slideshows.

This wonderfully fun color palette is filled with vivid hues similar to bursts of color found in super nostalgic candy coatings and sweets. This palette is perfect for Valentine’s day or for some super sweet slideshow creation.Continue reading

Masking Basics: Transparency Masks

In ProShow Producer you can use transparency masks to creatively control the visibility of images and videos in your slides. Any image can be used as a transparency mask unlike grayscale masks, which rely on light vs dark colors. The only things that matter when you use transparency masks are the size, shape and location of the masking layer.Continue reading

Leveraging Light: A Sunset Strategy by Suzette Allen

Intro by Skip Cohen

A few months ago a good friend told me I was having way too much fun. “Fun” is one of those words too often lost in business today. All of us get so wrapped up in the day to day challenges we forget to have fun! Well, fun is one of those things I love about Photodex and their approach to helping photographers become better storytellers.Continue reading

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

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