Photostory 3 is a free download from Microsoft that can be used in digital storytelling projects with excellent results. Photostory requires Microsoft XP and Windows Media Player 10. I have created a tutorial handout as well as screencasts for each step of the digital storytelling process with Photostory 3.
Photostory3 Download | Microsoft
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PHOTOSTORY 3 SCREENCASTS: The process of digital storytelling with Photostory 3.
Screencasts require the Flash Player. Get Flash.
CONTEXT: The simple digital story that I am making in the screencast tutorials is about coming home from an stay of five years in the Southern United States. Being from Chicago, I missed many things that I took for granted. The story is in the format of the MasterCard priceless commercials.
Tutorial 1 | Beginning the digital storytelling process, corresponds to pages 1-2 of the tutorial handout.
Tutorial 2 | Removing black borders from images, corresponds to page 3 of the tutorial handout.
Tutorial 3 | Adding text to a title slide or image, corresponds to page 4 of the tutorial handout.
Tutorial 4 | Adding your voice narration.
Tutorial 5 | Customizing motion with Pans
Tutorial 6 | Customizing motion with Zooms
Tutorial 7 | Fine tuning motion in your digital story
Tutorial 8 | Adding transitions
Tutorial 9 | Adding background music-mp3's
Tutorial 10 | Adding background music-onboard music
Tutorial 11 | Finishing Your Digital Story
FLICKRSTORM FLICKR SEARCH SCREENCASTS: Search Flickr through FlickrStorm
Tutorial 1 | Introduction to the interface
Tutorial 2 | Adding an additional search and downloading the search image tray.
Tutorial 3 | Downloading images from the FlickrStorm photoset, and using them to begin creating a digital story.
Blank slides for Photostory projects | use for text or title slides.
Screencasts licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License. Please contact author at firstname.lastname@example.org for any other type of use.