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Let Siri create a slideshow for you in Photos for Mac

When guests visit, we love having a Photos slideshow playing on our Mac. However, if guests show up with little or no advance notice (as they tend to do during the holiday season), you’ve got little (or no) time to go picture hunting. Happily, macOS Sierra lets you tell Siri to track down certain pictures for you. From that point, all it takes is a couple of clicks to get a slideshow rolling… click here to read the full tutorial on Macworld.com.

Web and Print Design course bundle: $59

Our friend Erica Gamet is teaching a Social Media Graphics online course this week at CreativeLIVE. Get it bundled with her Small Business marketing design course for just $59! Watch anytime, forever. Click here to register.

How to combine images like a pro

How to combine images like a pro

One of the most exciting projects you can tackle in image editing software that supports layering—Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Pixelmator, etc.—is to combine images in interesting ways. Whether you’re crafting a surreal piece of art or swapping heads, the process is similar in each program. In this column, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop Elements to combine a photo of an Italian villa and a glass of red wine to create a version of Italy you can drink. Read my Creaticity story at Macworld here.

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