Engel - AP Environ. Science

Environmental Disasters PhotoStory

Open Photo Story 3

PhotoStory is installed on all FISD Student Computers. You can find it here:

Start --> Programs --> "Photo Story 3 for Windows"

Learn How to Use Photo Story 3

These are the steps to building your photo story:
  1. “Begin a New Story”
  2. Import and arrange your pictures
  3. Add a title to your pictures
  4. Recording Your Voice-over (Narrate your pictures) and Customizing Motion
  5. Add background music
  6. Save your story

**Use this manual to find out how to complete each step -- http://www.jakesonline.org/photostory3.pdf

This is another good manual that you may want to visit as well -- http://gemini.utb.edu/jbutler/power_bytes/PS3manual/PS3manual.htm

Or watch the video below.

Photo Story 3 - Video Tutorial (English)

Use Appropriate Images and Music Legally!

Most pictures and music are protected by a copyright, meaning the original author wants to be able to control how their creations are used publicly. If an image or music is copyright protected, you must obtain permission from the original artist to use their work in your project.

***According to Fair Use, you must CITE THE SOURCE for any works you did not create yourself. Many of the sites will tell you how to do so for media used from their site. In most cases:

  • Images - display "(c) Author, Publication Date" near the bottom of the image
  • Audio/Sound - display "(c) Title, Author" on the screen sometime while the audio is playing



Want to include text?

PhotoStory only allows you to add captions to your project. You can not add a text-only slide within PhotoStory.

You can create a slide in PowerPoint, type in your text, and save the slide as a .JPG file. You can then insert this image file into your PhotoStory.

**Remember: Don't type more than about one sentence per slide. Also increase the font size to cover most of the slide.

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