Guest Post by Richard Harrington – Follow Richard on Twitter When creating DVD sideshows of your photos, it’s important to remember that the size of your image will likely not match the constraints of a television screen. The DVD format supports very specific frame sizes, so images will end up with padded pixels around the […]

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We’ve all seen one – a slide show that is uninspiring – even boring. The truth is, that even if you’re a great photographer, it doesn’t mean you’re great at building slideshows. Slideshow building is an art in and of itself. Here are a few tricks that you can use to make your next slide […]

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You can now export Aperture slide shows as a movie. This is a really big deal to those of us who’ve been clamoring for this feature since Aperture 1.0. This way, you can create new products and revenue streams with slide shows. It’s really very easy. Here are the steps: 1.    In the top-right corner […]

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All photos Copyright Scott Bourne – All Rights Reserved If you’re enjoying Photofocus today (including those of you who are visiting using  your brand new iPad) then you will also be able to enjoy our new slideshow feature. When appropriate, we will now upload multiple photos to support a post in the form of a […]

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I recently came across Animoto. It’s a platform for turning photos and music into professional videos. In other words, you use it to make cool slideshows.

The product uses something called “Cinematic Artificial Intelligence” to analyze the music and photos selected by the photographer. Matching things like tempo, beat, climactic music events, the program automates the process of animation.

The service launched in August of 2007 and the pro photography community launch took place in October at Photo Plus. Continue reading