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Photodex® Announces Availability of New ProShow® 4.0 QuickStart Guide

New ProShow 4.0 books joins the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series.

Austin TX, April 15, 2009 - Photodex has announced the availability of the Photodex ProShow Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press, 2009), a comprehensive guide to ProShow 4.0 written by author and photographer Jon Canfield. As part of the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series, the book uses a visual approach to learning with full color pictures and screenshots guiding readers through the new ProShow 4.0 interface. Both versions of ProShow 4.0 are covered in-detail: ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer.

Visual QuickStart Guides are the industry's best-selling series of affordable, quick reference guides because they offer step-by-step instructions and plenty of screen shots. Whether the reader wants to create a slide show around their last vacation or professionals need to create shows for weddings and other events, the Photodex ProShow Visual QuickStart Guide is the answer. Concise steps and explanations get readers up and running with ProShow 4.0 in no time.

Chapter Topics Include:

  • The ProShow 4.0 Interface
  • Creating Your First Show
  • Working with Layers, Music and Motion
  • Creating and Editing Keyframes
  • Editing Images in ProShow
  • Menus, Interactive Shows and Branding
  • Options for Show Output
  • Using the ProShow Lightroom Plug-in

About the Author

Jon Canfield is a writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest. He is the author of a number of photography books, including Print Like a Pro: A Digital Photographer's Guide. A contributor to PC Photo, Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, and PhotographyBLOG, he is also a contributing editor for The Digital Journalist and Shutterbug, where he writes a monthly column, "Output Options." Jon has worked as an instructor at Lepp Institute of Digital Imaging, Santa Fe Workshops, NANPA, and Perfect Picture School of Photography, where he teaches courses on digital photography. He has also consulted for Canon, HP, Pantone, and other leaders in imaging equipment and systems.

Pricing and Availability

The Photodex ProShow Visual QuickStart Guide is no longer available

About Photodex

Photodex helps consumers and professional photographers create unique slideshows that transform their digital memories into something special. The ProShow family of HD slideshow tools is used by millions of people to turn their photos and videos into amazing stories for any screen at home, online and on-the-go. With more than 30 years of digital imaging experience, we're serious about slideshows and dedicated to delivering exceptional products, support and service to our customers.


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About Peachpit

Berkeley-based Peachpit has been publishing the industry's best-selling books on the latest in graphic design, desktop publishing, multimedia, Web design and development, digital video and general Macintosh computing since 1986. Its award-winning books feature step-by-step explanations, time-saving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice for computer users of all sorts. It is the home of the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series, the design imprint New Riders and its highly popular Voices That Matter series, and is the publishing partner for Adobe Press,, NAPP, Apple Certified, AIGA Design Press and others. Peachpit is part of Pearson, the international media company. Pearson's primary operations also include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

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