If the project covers a long time span of different stages in some one's life or you want to note key moments, choose a mix of close ups and group photo shots showing time frames you want to capture. For Anniversaries, use pictures of the couple’s life together, include pictures of their dating, wedding, vacations, children and grandchildren.
Try to avoid photos which are small (wallet or 3x5) or that are out of focus. Choose horizontal (landscape) shots rather than vertical (portrait) shots. Horizontal shots fill the screen better and look wonderful on TV screens. Vertical shots, however, will appear on the screen with large black borders around the picture. Too many vertical shots won't be pleasing to the eye.
We recommend you use post-it notes and number them to indicate your slide show preference. Once this is done, place all pictures in numerical order; put a clear piece of paper on top and back of the pictures. Binder clips everything together so your pictures and post-it notes do not get rearranged. Do not write numbers directly on the back of the picture.
Organizing your pictures in this fashion helps us prepare your storyboard in a systematic manner, keeps down production delays, as well as charging additional re-arranging fees for post production changes.
ARAND Video Services will not be held liable for undesirable results due to your incorrect sorting or unsorted pictures. Photos which have copyrights are not permissible in slide shows unless prior authorization from copyright owner is provided.