Create that cool Polaroid photo effect – PowerPoint video tip #9

When you have a picture that fits awkwardly on your PowerPoint slide, leaving a lot of whitespace, consider turning it into picture. You can use this neat trick to make it look like a Polaroid photo. Give it a try! (Update: Miguel Monteiro at Tribe Presentations points out you can create the shadow with a black semi-transparent fill (see examples here and here). Then it works on any color background and even textured backgrounds!)

About the author: Bruce Gabrielle is author of Speaking PowerPoint: the new language of business, showing a 12-step method for creating clearer and more persuasive PowerPoint slides for boardroom presentations. Subscribe to this blog or join my LinkedIn group to get new posts sent to your inbox.

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7 Responses to Create that cool Polaroid photo effect – PowerPoint video tip #9

  1. Pingback: Create that cool Polaroid photo effect – PowerPoint video tip #9 … « PPT Converter

  2. Hi Bruce, a late thanks for the credit : )
    Please take a peek at two of my presentations using that “polaroid fx”:
    http://www.vimeo.com/21210298 – (Feb. 2011)
    http://www.vimeo.com/27058970 – (Jun. 2010)
    Miguel.M

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