How to Create a Photo Album in PowerPoint – 2022

You can create a photo album in PowerPoint for your beautiful and favourite photo collections and present it to your loved ones.

Not only that, but you can also present your photos related project meaningfully and beautifully to those who need it. To do so, follow the steps below.

Steps to create a Photo Album:

Go to the Insert Tab

Click on the Photo Album in the images group to open a dialogue box

In the Photo Album dialogue box, click File/Disk to open a photo location to insert it

Create a Photo Album
Create a Photo Album

Search, select and insert photos you like

Insert photos
Insert photos

Click the picture album list one by one to see the previews of the images to the right

Preview images to create a photo album
Preview images to create a photo album

Tick mark any picture in the list to activate its customizing options such as moving up and down, removing, rotating, brightness, and contrasting a picture.

Activate Image Options
Activate Image Options

To move a picture up or down click the up or down arrow after tick marking the check box of any picture

Move pictures up or down
Move pictures up or down

To remove any picture from the list, ticks mark the check box of the related picture, then click “Remove”

Remove a picture from the list
Remove a picture from the list

To change the brightness, and/or contrast of a picture after tick marking the check box of any picture you want, use the related buttons under the preview of the picture.

Change Contrast and Brightness of a Picture
Change Contrast and Brightness of a Picture

To insert the text box, select the picture in the list under which picture you want to insert, then click “New Text Box”.

Insert Text Box to the Slides
Insert Text Box to the Slides

Insert Text:

Insert text in the slides of a photo album, by inserting the text box as in the picture above.

Picture Options:

Captions Below All Pictures:

Add captions below every picture in all slides of your album. The picture name is updated as to its caption when you create a photo album.

Caption below all pictures
Caption below all pictures

All Pictures are Black and White:

Set all pictures in black and white by selecting the tick marking “All pictures black and white” option.

All pictures black and white
Select “All pictures black and white

Album Layout:

Under the album layout, we have 1. Picture Layout, 2. Frame Shape, 3. Theme.

Album-Layout
Album-Layout

Picture Layout:

When you select any picture layout options, you can see a preview to its right.

Fit to Slide:

It is a default option. And it is used to fit a picture based on its height and/or width in a slide.

1 Picture:

1 Picture layout option is used to fit one picture in the slide after creating an album.

2 Pictures:

The 2 Pictures layout option is useful for fitting 2 pictures in the slide after creating an album.

4 Pictures:

The 4 Pictures layout option is used to fit 4 pictures in the slide after creating an album.

1, 2, 3, and 4 Picture With Title:

1, 2, 3, and 4 Picture with a title layout option is used to fit 1, 2, 3, and 4 pictures with their title in the slide after creating an album.

Frame Shape:

Frame shape
Frame shape

The frame shape is used to change the frame or edge of any picture. Frame shape options don’t act until any picture layout option is selected, except the Fit to Slide option (default option). When you select any frame shape option, you can see a preview to its right.

Rectangle:

A rectangle is the default frame shape of any picture. If you don’t want to change any frame shape, keep it as it is.

Rounded Rectangle:

Rounding the 4 corners of a frame of a rectangular picture here is called a rounded rectangle.

Simple Frame, White:

It is used to change the rectangle of a picture with a white border.

Compound Frame, Black:

It is used to change the rectangle of a picture with a black border by giving white space around the picture and under the black border.

Center Shadow Rectangle:

It is used to give a shadow effect to the frame of a picture.

Soft Edge Rectangle:

It is used to sharpen the edge of a picture.

Theme:

Browse Theme
Browse Theme

Apply different theme effects to the slides of a picture you like. To do so, click “Browse” (automatically a theme file location opens. No need to download themes additionally. It was located in your computer after installing the MS Office application), then select any theme you want to apply.

You can also apply design and transitions to create a photo album for super effects.

After doing all the steps explained above, click Create to create a photo album.

Finally Create a Photo Album
Finally, Create a Photo Album

Can we create a photo album in PPT?

Yes, you can create a photo album in PowerPoint for your beautiful and favourite photo collections and present it to your loved ones.

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