1. Try this site to find Royalty-free music - http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

2. When you begin searching for PICTURES, follow these few rules:

    • Create a folder in you’re My Pictures folder called “Photostory”. Save all images to this folder.
    • Large image files (640x480 or larger) work best. Anything smaller looks grainy.
    • To find the correct size images, use the Advanced Image Search in Google. Choose the Size option to Return images that are Larger than 640x480.
    • To find correct image sizes using Bing, use the left hand navigation bar. Click where it says SIZE, and then click Large.
    • Other public domain free photo sites to try are http://pics4learning.com/ and and http://imagebase.davidniblack.com/license.htm
    • Note the URL/photographer of the image. You will need to include this information in your bibliography.
    • If you’d like to include a slide that has only text, use Paint (StartàProgramsàAccessoriesàPaint) to create an image that is one solid color. For example, open Paint, and click Save to create a white image.

3. When you begin NARRATING, follow these rules:

    • Are you speaking loudly enough? Make sure to direct your voice into the microphone, and speak up!
    • If you’ve added background music, is it soft enough? Make sure the music doesn’t overpower the narration.

4. When you Save Project…, make sure it’s saving to your USB.

5. Finishing your Photostory is the final step, Save your story:

1. Select save your story for playback on your computer.
2. Click Browse, and make sure it’s saving to your USB.
3. Click Next >.