Presentation on theme: "Photo Story 3 To begin, go to Start > All Programs > Photo Story 3 for Windows Choose Begin a New Story > next Choose Edit a Project > next after that."— Presentation transcript:
Photo Story 3 To begin, go to Start > All Programs > Photo Story 3 for Windows Choose Begin a New Story > next Choose Edit a Project > next after that
*select multiple pics by holding Ctrl key down Import & Arrange 1. Click Import Pictures... 1. 2. 2. Navigate to flash drive & select pics to import & click OK *select multiple pics by holding Ctrl key down
Arrange 1. Rearrange by clicking & dragging OR use arrows 1. deletes pics moves pics 1. 2. Quick edits: color correction, red eye, rotate 2. 3. Edit: picture effects & cropping
Editing Pictures 1. rotate & crop2. fix colors or red eye 3. add effect to picture
Removing Black Borders 1. If you see a black border on the side(s) or top/bottom, get rid of it by clicking the remove black borders button to get this window & make adjustments as necessary.
Saving the Project 1. 1. To save at any time, click Save Project... > navigate to flash drive > Save *you will have to choose replace after the first time
Add a Title to your Pictures 1. Change font, style, color, size, alignment options 2. Click arrow to get to next picture to add more titles if necessary 1. 2.
Narrate your Pictures & Customize Motion 1. 2. 1. To ensure proper recording/play back volume, click this button (see next slide) 2. Click record button to narrate your film *you can advance to different pictures while narrating w/ arrow **see 2 slides from here * **
Sound Hardware Test Wizard Follow the prompts to test your microphone * this doesn't need to be done all the time 1. 2. 3.
Customize Motion After clicking on Customize Motion, this is the default setting - to make it look like a camera panning over the scene, check the top box & change how long the picture is displayed (see next slide)
Customize Motion | motion & duration Grab the corners to manipulate the size of the box & drag it to where you'd like it to start from - make sure to preview it before exiting
Customize Motion | transition Incorporate a transition for each of your slides (pictures) & save
Adding Background Music 1. To add a music file as the background music, click Select Music and navigate to where your music file is located (this MUST be located in the same folder as your story) 1. 2. 2. You can also create your own music file (see next slide)
Creating Music Explore your options! Be creative!!
Adding Background Music 1. Make sure that the 1st slide is selected when you insert the music file. The music file will automatically size to the length of your movie. 2. Slide the bar to a lower setting so it doesn't drown out the narration. 1. 2.
Saving your Story for Playback 1. 2. 1. Keep the 1st option selected under Activities 2. Click Browse & navigate to the folder/location where your file is 3. Click Next & the program will optimize your file for playback - this may take a few minutes 3.
Completing Photo Story To preview your story click View your story & then Exit
Submit through SE When you submit through SE, make sure you select the CORRECT file!