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How to Apply Styles to Photos in PowerPoint

By Team Duarte

3 photos of different landscapes taped to a blue background

Welcome to the Presentation Hacks: Using Photos in PowerPoint video series! In these lessons, a Duarte designer shares some of the fundamental tools of using photos in PowerPoint.

In this lesson, we’ll show you some creative ways to use PowerPoint effects to emphasize your photos. Specifically, we’ll show you how to make a photo look like it’s a Polaroid photo sitting on a surface. Why? Not all photos in PowerPoint work as full-screen moments.

Here are some of the things you’ll learn in this video:

  • Creative ways to use PowerPoint effects
  • How to make a photo look like a polaroid photo
  • Why not all photos work as full-screen moments
  • Where to find the Effects tab and how to use it
  • How to save styles for future use in presentations

Explore all of the videos in this series:

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Illustrated by Rico Larroque

Topics Covered

Design, presentation, presentations

Written by

Team Duarte

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