Category Archive: Images and background

Jul 20

Never stretch, crop pictures in your sales presentations

Cropping pictures in sales presentation

Never stretch your pictures in your sales presentations. Stretching images kills pictures impact, making them strange. Use the cropping  tools to trim and efficiently remove unwanted portions of pictures to get just the look that you want and make your documents pop. Cropping  removes or masks areas of a picture that you do not want …

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Jul 12

How to extend a photo background with Powerpoint in your sales presentations

How to extend a photo background with powerpoint

Once you have understood the principles of empty space (that Garr Reynolds calls “negative space”), the rule of thirds, and other design principles of Powerpoint, you will discover that most photo backgrounds are too crowded. Those design rules are nevertheless fundamental to design effective  sales presentations. This is the reason why, for most images I …

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Jul 02

Choosing which size of image to buy for your sales presentations

M size in sales presentations

  The price of photo rights ranges from $1 to $100, depending on the size of the image. Buying a smaller photo can therefore represent serious savings. But buying too small a format can compromise the quality of your presentation. How can you find a happy medium between the two? Let’s compare these six photos, …

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