What is Photo Story?
It is software to create presentations using digital pictures. Create slideshows using unique transitions, music, your own voice narration and other special effects.
How do you access Photo Story?
Be sure to import all pictures you would like in the presentation at this step
To change order of pictures uploaded, use the arrows on the right
You can make minor edits to each picture by using the tools under the picture
Add a title or caption or other words to each picture on this page
You can edit, change fonts and colors, etc.
You should add words to all pictures at this step
Page 4: “Narrate your pictures and customize motion”
You can use a microphone to add sound and narrate your story
Click on each picture and narrate for that slide
Click on CUSTOMIZE MOTION under the picture
Change the duration
Be sure to click on transition to add various transitions to each slide
Click on SELECT MUSIC to import a music file you have saved
Click on CREATE MUSIC to select music in various categories (classical, rock, pop, etc)
Page 6: “Save your photo story”
Specify the location and file name of your story to save the movie file (SELECT YOUR H DRIVE)
Also, click on “save project” to save the mp3 file of the pictures and audio
Be sure to hit NEXT (just saving it does not actually save it!!!!!)
It will take a few minutes to save your project to a usable file
Photo Story: Converting Music
Photo Story only accepts MP3 files. You can convert the music you want to use easily using one of the several website available online.
It is always a good idea to cite the images and music that you use in Photo Story. EasyBib is a great website to help you cite the information using proper MLA format.
Microsoft - Photo Story 3 Information, Tips, FAQs, & Sample photo stories
Directions to Create a Photo Story
Download the Photo Story 3 Software
If you want to burn your photo stories to DVD, read this link.