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.

7 thoughts on “Create that Cool Polaroid Photo Effect – PowerPoint Video Tip #9

        1. Hi Miguel – I really like these two Prezis. Usually, I’m not a fan of Prezi because the presenter uses zoom and pan for novelty, not to enhance the presentation. But I’m a fan of your Prezi style.


          Bruce Gabrielle

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