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This page includes a range of short tutorial movies on specific topics about using ProSelect. Remember to also check out the other movie resources available using the tabs above.

Featured Movie

Slideshow Basics

From our Getting Started series. This movie shows you how to run a Quick Slideshow with music in ProSelect and some useful slideshow shortcuts. Then how to use Working with Slideshows to setup fully customisable slideshows with your studio logo and even a video clip. We show you how to use the Preferences to automatically setup your default slideshow structure for each new album, how to add your own music, attach it to a new slideshow style and basic music synching.


Index


Installing ProSelect

 2015r2
 
Topic: How to install and start your ProSelect Trial on Mac OSX
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Sep 7, 2015
 2016r1
 
Topic: How to install your ProSelect Trial on a Windows machine
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Apr 1, 2016

The Basics

 2015r2
 
Topic: From our Getting Started series. This movie covers adding a folder of images into ProSelect, what image types are supported, working with RAW files, saving your album and workflow tips & tricks.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Jul 29, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: From our Getting Started series. Learn about the Working with modes and Views, tabs and Image Sets, using the Image List, the second display and Ambient Music controls, what the tool bar buttons do and about the resources area for templates, rooms & slideshows.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Aug 6, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: From our Getting Started series. The movie covers preparing your images for the sale presentation. This incudes culling and removing rejects, re-arrange the appearance order for the sale, cropping individual images and in bulk, zooming in for more detail and using multiple image zoom for closer comparisons.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Aug 8, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: From our Getting Started series. This movie shows you how to run a Quick Slideshow with music in ProSelect and some useful slideshow shortcuts. Then how to use Working with Slideshows to setup fully customisable slideshows with your studio logo and even a video clip. We show you how to use the Preferences to automatically setup your default slideshow structure for each new album, how to add your own music, attach it to a new slideshow style and basic music synching.
Presenter: TimeExposure.com
Date: Aug 25, 2015

Using ProSelect (Miscellaneous)

 2015r2
 
Topic: Step by Step instructions on how to install and test the ProSelect Plugin for Lightroom
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Jul 15, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: After making minor adjustments to you images in Lightroom, you can easily export your images from Lightroom into ProSelect ready for your sales session
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Jul 25, 2015
 2012r1
 
Topic: Credit Based pricing provide an alternative way to sell to your customers and is built into all versions of ProSelect from 2012r1. This system automatically provides a discount on the total order once certain order levels are reached.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Jan 1, 2012
 2012r1
 
Topic: Backing up you valuable ProSelect Setup information is important! Regular backups will allow you to recover from a major system failure (such as a hard disk crash) without a major disruption to your business. This movie explains how to so this as well as what options are available to share you setup data between multiple computers.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Dec 11, 2011
 2012r1
 
Topic: This movie takes you step by step through how to use ProSelect's shared data folder Sharing option to keep your ProSelect setup data synched between multiple computers.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Dec 1, 2011
 2010r1
 
Topic: Ron Nichols explains how to setup your presentation room and projector for best results. While better projectors are now available the basic layout principles still apply.
Presenter: TimeExposure.com
Date: Jan 1, 2010

2016r1 QuickTip Movies

 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016r1 now allows you to overlay any item in the display area with a number for easy identification by your clients. Just hold down the "N" key to show the ID number.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016r1 supports an Undo feature for many common operations. Just use CMD-Z (on Macs) or CTRL-Z (on PCs) to go back one or multiple steps.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016r1 now allows you o adjust the cropping position of images shown in Select Size View when working with Image and any image prints added to a Room View image.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016r1 now allows you to better manage which templates you have access to when designing layouts or books. You can set template categories to be available in Layouts, Books or both. You can now also select to show templates from multiple selected groups together.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: The new feature in ProSelect 2016r1 has photographers cheering and dancing! See how easy it is now to get back to your selected group of images and stream line your sales presentation.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: Now in ProSelect 2016r1 it's easy to order prints of any size and aspect ratio without needing to add that size to your price list.
Presenter: TimeExposure.com
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: Paperless ordering takes another forward step with the enhanced notes features in ProSelect 2016r1. Add the text for your commonly used notes into the Notes Library then apply them to one or more images with a few clicks (and no typing!)
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016r1 supports countries where tax is included in your prices. Setup a tax included tax type and the included value of tax will be extracted a itemised on your Order Report/Invoice.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: It's easy to adding a discount to any ordered item when adding it to the shopping cart. Likewise you can apply a discount to the entire order with a few clicks. With ProSelect 2016r1, you can show the "total savings" that the customer has received on their Order Report/Invoice and put an even bigger smile on their face.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016
 2016r1
 
Topic: ProSelect 2016 includes a new messaging system that will notify you in an unobtrusive way when there is information to keep your software working more effectively for you.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 22, 2016

Quick Tip Movies

 
 
Topic: TimeExposure's new website is great! Take a quick tour with Ron Nichols and learn how you find your way around the new site and access the resources available.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: May 23, 2014
 2014r1
 
Topic: Find out how to protect your images by adding a watermark or full color .png logo to your exported images in ProSelect.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Mar 6, 2014
 2012r2
 
Topic: Learn how to save time and streamline your sales presentation using keyboard shortcuts in ProSelect. The full list of Keyboard Shortcuts can be found near the back of the ProSelect Reference Manual (accessible under the Help menu in ProSelect).
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Dec 30, 2013
 2012r2
 
Topic: Find out fast and easy it is to create a complete themed book with just a clicks in ProSelect Pro using the new Auto-Create feature.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Dec 1, 2013
 2012r2
 
Topic: How to add a message or agreement to the bottom of your ProSelect Order Report for the customer to sign.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: May 15, 2013
 2012r2
 
Topic: Learn how to easily download frame images from your favorite frame supplier and install them into ProSelect.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Apr 13, 2013
 2012r2
 
Topic: How to use Image Sets in ProSelect to group your images for all sorts of useful purposes.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Feb 9, 2013
 2012r2
 
Topic: Learn how to use turn off ProSelect's automatic Crop to Print Paper Size when you want to display a custom crop at any size.
Presenter: TimeExposure.com
Date: Dec 29, 2012
 2012r1
 
Topic: Find out how to control the way ProSelect imports images and how this can effect how far you can zoom into images before they become visibly pixelated.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Oct 17, 2012
 2012r1
 
Topic: Taking control of Select Size View in ProSelect. Learn about how to show images at exactly the sizes and cropping you want.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Sep 5, 2012
 2012r2
 
Topic: How to quickly open, edit and reload original images selected in ProSelect.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Aug 13, 2012
 2015r2
 
Topic: How to quickly make changes to the design of a layout or book page in ProSelect.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Aug 25, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: If you have just upgraded to ProSelect 2015r2 or newer, find out how to install the latest default templates and styles into your existing setup.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Sep 26, 2015
 2015r2
 
Topic: How to add a Photoshop holiday card into ProSelect so you can show and sell these as easy add-ons during your in person sales session.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Oct 14, 2015

What's New (Earlier Releases)

 2013r1
 
Topic: Starting with ProSelect 2013r1, slideshows now have much greater flexibility in the way you can design and use them. This movie covers some of those changes so you can quickly get your slideshows up and running with the new version.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Feb 20, 2014
 2011r2
 
Topic: New features and changes in this new ProSelect major update.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Jul 1, 2011
 2011r2
 
Topic: Using the new Working with Rooms section in this major ProSelect update.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Jul 1, 2011
 2011r1
 
Topic: New features and changes in this new ProSelect major update.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Nov 1, 2010
 2010r1
 
Topic: New features and changes in this new ProSelect major update.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Apr 1, 2010

Frame Supplier Movies

 2012r1
 
Topic: After you have created a new set of frame images for ProSelect you should verify that they are all correctly setup before distributing them to your clients. This is easy to do in ProSelect and this movie shows you how.
Presenter: Peter Howlett
Date: Mar 7, 2012
 2012r1
 
Topic: Frame suppliers can download a copy of this movie to use for marketing purposes from the ProSelect Resources page in the Dowloads area.
Presenter: Ron Nichols
Date: Nov 1, 2012

WebGallery Tutorials

 
 
Topic: Installing the Upload Manager and using ti to upload images to TimeExposure's on-line e-commerce system.
Presenter: TimeExposure.com
Date: Jan 1, 2011