Adding shadows


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Adding shadows

One of the modern styles we see today is adding shadows to our media to make it look like it's floating above the screen. Here are all the techniques you can use to make your videos pop off the slide. I am working on slide 6 in my presentation, and I'll click on my video. On the Ribbon, go up to the Picture Tools > Format tab. There's a button for Picture Effects; click on it. Hold your cursor over Shadow and a gallery of presets appears. The Outer shadows are cast on your slide by the object as if it had a light source above.

There are shadows in every direction: above, below, to the left, and to the right. The twelve Inner shadows only work with images, not movies, so stay away from these for now. Below that, if you scroll down, are Perspective shadows. The first two give the feeling of the video standing up on the floor, and the last two help the video float in the air. I want to go back up to the top and choose the first Outer bevel, Offset Diagonal Bottom Right. I can see...

Adding shadows
Video duration: 3m 25s 3h 32m Intermediate

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Adding shadows provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the PowerPoint 2007: Audio and Video in Depth

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Business
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PowerPoint
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