Blur Images (and Other Photography Effects) in PowerPoint

No need for 3rd party software!

Steve Sheets, Technical Director

Steve Sheets

Sep 09, 2022

We love this simple trick to help include photography in PowerPoint without distracting from other content. And you can do it all within the software super easily!

For an added benefit, try using it with morph to bring images in and out of focus between slides.

What’s in store:

  • Where to find photography effects in PowerPoint
  • Using the blur effect to help create better layouts
  • Where to find photo correction features such as brightness and contrast

Who/What: 

Designers and beginner PowerPoint users 

Where:

PowerPoint

How:

Using the formatting pane to adjust photography effects

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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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