IF THERE IS one thing you can do to add an amazing mood to your slideshow, it’s to include a soundtrack. Music with a slide-show is like peanut butter and jelly, or ham and cheese, or apples and cheddar—you get the idea. It’s important to underscore what you’re showing with something that people can follow from an aural standpoint. Let’s go ahead and start working with a couple of different options that you can keep in mind when you’re using music in Lightroom.

It’s important to note that you can’t just open up iTunes and add whatever music track you want to add. Most of the music in iTunes is copyrighted, ...

Get The Enthusiast's Guide to Lightroom now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.