Adding photos to a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint can help you communicate your message more clearly. Strong visuals help the audience understand and remember the information better.
- [Instructor] At this point, … the text portion of our presentation … is in pretty good shape, … but I'm ready to add some photos and illustrations. … Remember, strong visuals help your audience … understand the information, … and in many cases encode what they see. … It's pretty easy for text to just overwhelm the audience, … but a good, strong visual gives them an anchor point … and can trigger a solid memory. … Let's add an illustration to start. … To do this, I'll go to the Insert tab, … and I'm going to browse some photos online. … Let's choose Pictures here, and select Online Pictures. … This brings up the ability to do a search. … Let's type in the phrase "archery target", … and click Search. … Now, it brings up a lot of different options here. … You'll notice that the checkbox has been applied … for Creative Commons. … This means that it's going to only bring up images … that have specifically had the rights flagged for sharing. … However, Creative Commons does not give you a guarantee …
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Approaching a Presentation
2. Building the Outline
3. Using the Outline to Create Slides
4. Working with Text
5. Photos, Video, Charts, and Shapes
6. Animating a Presentation
7. Getting Ready for Playback of Your Presentation
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