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Using Transitions

Photo Story also gives you the ability to choose what transitions you'd like to have between slides.  You will be shown the previous picture, the current picture, and a preview of what the transition will look like.  By default, Photo Story automatically inserts a cross fade transition between slides.

To turn off transitions for the between the previous and current slide, uncheck the "Start current picture using a transition" box, under the Customize Motion Dialog, Transition tab.

If your transition is too fast or too slow, you can change the radio button from "Set transition duration automatically" to "Number of seconds to display the transition."  This should be set to something lower than the duration of the slide.

Expert Advice:

Consider the story that you are trying to tell.  Do not use the transitions distract you from the story.  Make wise choices when you select a transition so that it enhances the story.  If you cannot decide, the least distracting transition is most likely the Cross Fade.  All other transitions should be used sparingly and appropriately.

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