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Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5: Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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8. Creating a Slideshow

Lesson overview

Once you’ve spent time bringing out the best in your images, showing them off in a slideshow is one of the easiest and most effective ways to share your photos with friends and family or to present them to a client. Choose a template as a starting point; then customize the layout, color scheme, and timing. Add backdrops, borders, text overlays—even music and video—to create a dynamic presentation that will complement your work and captivate your audience.

In this lesson, you’ll create your own slideshow by following these easy steps:

Grouping the images for your slideshow as a collection

Choosing a slideshow template

Adjusting the slide layout and setting a backdrop image

Adding a text overlay ...

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