PowerPoint 2010: Creating Photo Albums in PowerPoint

Lesson 26: Creating Photo Albums in PowerPoint


Creating a photo album

PowerPoint allows you to import a set of pictures into a photo album presentation. With the photo album feature you can select, rearrange, adjust, and add text to your pictures. By default, one picture will appear on each slide, but you can adjust the slide layout to include multiple images if you want.

To create a photo album:

  1. Select the Insert tab.
  2. Click the Photo Album command in the Images group, then select New Photo Album.Inserting New Photo AlbumSelecting New Photo Album
  3. The Photo Album dialog box appears. Locate and click on the File/Disk... button.Accessing images in filesThe Photo Album dialog box
  4. Select the desired image file(s). Click Insert.
    • To select all images in your folder, click the first image, then press and hold the Shift key and select the last image.
    • To select multiple nonadjacent images, press and hold the Control key while clicking the desired images.
    Selecting pictures from filesSelecting pictures for a photo album
  5. The Photo Album dialog box provides several options for moving, adjusting, and changing the layout of pictures. Edit as needed, then click Create to insert pictures into the photo album.
    Creating Photo AlbumCreating photo album
  6. A separate presentation will be created for the photo album. By default, it will include a title page and one picture per slide.
    Photo Album resultsPhoto album results