Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding transparency with Photoshop, part of PowerPoint: Using Photos and Video Effectively for Great Presentations.
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…You may have access to more advanced graphics…software within your company or on your computer.…Let's take a look at two common tools from Adobe, the first being Adobe Photoshop.…There's a lot to Adobe Photoshop, but I'd like to show you a simple image edit.…I'll choose File > Open and navigate to one of the downloaded images.…From the Exercise Files,…let's open up this lighthouse image, and I'll Shift-click…to select the second image as well, and choose Open.…In this case, we're dealing with some cut-out objects.…
Let's start with the simple one.…I'll reset my window workspace to the Essentials layout.…And, using the shortcut under the View menu, you'll see Zoom In is Ctrl+.…Chosing the Color Range command is an easy way to select a color.…Select > Color Range.…And this makes it simple to click on the image to make an initial selection.…If you hold down the Shift key; you can continue…to click either in the image, or within the mask.…And doing so will pick up the other areas of the image, in this case, the sky.…
- Working with photos
- Using the Photo Browser
- Adjusting images in PowerPoint
- Cropping and masking
- Building a slideshow
- Inserting video
- Prepping images and video for PowerPoint
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Working with Photos
2. Browsing Media
3. Inserting Images Manually
4. Adjusting Images in PowerPoint
5. Masking Photos
6. Working with Transparency
7. Creating Photo-Based Layouts
8. Inserting Video Files
9. Prepping Images and Video Outside of PowerPoint
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