Change the appearance of a picture in a photo album

You can change the appearance of the pictures in your photo album from adding captions, to making more extensive, designer-like changes such as applying artistic effects, elaborate borders, and more.

Make simple changes to your photographs

In the Edit Photo Album dialog box, do one or more of the following:

  1. Open the photo album presentation containing the picture that you want to change.

  2. On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click the arrow under Photo Album, and then click Edit Photo Album.

  3. In the Edit Photo Album dialog box, for each photograph that you want to change, under Pictures in album, select a picture file name from the list, and then do one or more of the following:

    • To display all of the pictures in your photo album in black and white, under Picture Options, select the ALL pictures black and white check box.

    • To select a layout for your pictures, under Album Layout, in the Picture layout list, select the layout that you want.

    • To add a caption to a picture in a photo album, select the Captions below ALL pictures check box.

      Tip:  If the Captions below ALL pictures check box is grayed out or unavailable, you must first specify a layout for the pictures in the photo album.

    • To add a simple frame to your pictures, under Album Layout, in the Frame shape list, select a frame shape that looks good with all of the pictures in your photo album.

    • To select a theme for your photo album, under Album Layout, next to Theme, click Browse, and then in the Choose Theme dialog box, locate the theme that you want to use.

Make designer-like changes to your photographs

  1. Open the photo album presentation containing the picture that you want to change.

  2. Select the picture on the slide. and then do one or more of the following:

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