Adjusting Image and Shape Transparency in PowerPoint

Quick Tip TUTORIAL on how to get image/shape transparency working FOR you

Steve Sheets, Technical Director

Steve Sheets

Aug 25, 2022

How do you add or adjust the transparency of an image, shape or graphic in PowerPoint? 

We’re gonna show you.

We also touch on a shortcut to help you adjust the opacity of more than one photograph at a time.

What’s in store:

  • Where to find photography adjustments in PowerPoint
  • How to apply those adjustments to more than one image at a time
  • How to apply transparency to shapes and graphics


Designers and beginner PowerPoint users 




Using the formatting pane to adjust photography effects and shapes

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About The Author

Steve Sheets, Technical Director

Steve is a designer with high expectations for a final product but he tends to obsess over process too. He likes to know the many ways to get things done, the advantages of each and their oh so scary pitfalls. Perhaps that's why he has a Mac and a PC?

"Workflows are one of the few times in life where the best way tends to be the easy way, the trick is figuring out what's 'easy' for your specific situation."

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