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Get the Image You Want: Essential Photoshop Editing Techniques by Element K Journals Creative Team

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Optimize your images for use in Microsoft PowerPoint

A few years ago, you could shoot away with your digital camera and insert those images directly into a PowerPoint presentation without too much worry. However, today's high-resolution cameras produce images that are simply too big for this format, which can cause system crashes, file corruption, and PowerPoint files that are slow and hard to edit. By optimizing your digital images to fit your presentation, you can ensure your pictures look great while your presentation runs smoothly.

Prepping your images

Using your digital images successfully in PowerPoint starts with understanding your target image size. The default (and most popular) PowerPoint slide dimensions are 10 inches by 7.5 inches ...

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