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“Changing it Up” – Putting Motion into Photography

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

So often, in virtually every aspect of business, we develop a formula, a routine to get the job done. Before we know it, we’re stuck in that routine and doing the same thing over and again. We do it because it works, but that old line of “It ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” should be “If it ain’t broke you haven’t looked hard enough!”Continue reading

6 Photography Guidelines for Great Composition

In photography there are more guidelines than rules to help you make the most impact with your photos. These few guidelines/techniques will help you enhance the composition of your photos for a better outcome.

After some time, you’ll naturally see these guides without having to think about it. The final photo will lead the viewers eye exactly where you wanted it to because of how you set up the elements. The more you shoot the easier it’ll be to see the best outcome possible.Continue reading

ProShow Plug-in for Lightroom

If you’re using ProShow and Lightroom, our free ProShow plug-in is a must-have tool. It makes exporting your photos and videos from Lightroom directly into a new or existing ProShow slideshow easy and hassle-free.Continue reading

Try the Slideshow Calculator Tool

Slideshow Calculator

Before you start building your slideshow do a little pre-planning with our ProShow calculator. This is a handy tool if you aren’t sure how long your slideshow should be. The calculator lets you gauge how many images to use in your slideshow to match the length of music. Try using different variations of pieces of content vs music to see what your slideshow’s pace will be like. Continue reading

Winter Wonderland Color Palette Freebie for ProShow 9

Winter Wonderland Color Palette

Winter is almost here! This means that the cool colors are appearing everywhere. So why not also incorporate from our hand-picked selection of ‘Winter Wonderland’ colors into your slideshows to add a festive element. Make your holiday traditions and special memories pop this season when you share your videos. Remember that these colors are now automatically included in the updated ProShow color palettes if you’ve upgraded to ProShow Gold 9 or ProShow Producer 9.Continue reading

“Changing it Up” with Infrared Photography

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

Photodex never slows down in raising the bar on the tools they give you for creating stunning presentations. If you haven’t checked out the new ProShow 9 just click here, but the software is only part of the story. You’ve got to have great photographs and video to enhance your presentations. Suzette Allen is back this week with another technique to help you change it up!

Her first post in the series was about changing your camera angle. This week she’s hitting on infrafred, which is a kick to add to your skill set and technique.Continue reading

Using Keyframes in ProShow Producer

One of the most powerful features in ProShow Producer is the ability to create motion using keyframes. A keyframe is a point on a timeline where something happens within a slide.

With Producer, we can add multiple keyframes and control their timing to make your own interesting effects and be able to highlight your photos in a unique way. With each keyframe you add, you’ll have custom control over your content, allowing you to expand your creative options.Continue reading