Customizing overlay elements for the slideshow


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Customizing overlay elements for the slideshow

Let's continue to explore how we can customize our slideshows. Now here we have a bBackdrop, which is just too busy. So what I'm going to do is turn off the Background Image, then I'll go ahead and change my Background Color to something nice and dark, and I tend to like to have slideshows with a nice black background. Next, let's go ahead and modify the size of the slideshow area, just to dedicate a little bit more space to the photograph. All right, well so far so good. Here I'll close the Backdrop panel and open up the Overlays panel, and what's interesting with the overlays is that what we can do is actually add information on top of or around our photograph.

Here you can see we can add an identity plate. What you can do with your identity plate is actually approach it and click and drag it to a new spot. You can also extend this or expand how your identity plate appears. In this case, it's a simple text field. Now the great thing about this is we can change it...

Customizing overlay elements for the slideshow
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Customizing overlay elements for the slideshow provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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