If you need to display a photo collage in a PPT presentation, then this tutorial will show you how to create and insert a Photo Collage in PowerPoint without using any third-party software. You can insert multiple pictures in different slides and create a mosaic with as many photos as you want.
Sometimes you might need to insert a photo collage in a presentation for office, school project, etc. There are two ways to do that. First, you can create the collage using software and insert it as a single image. Second, you can create and show the photo collage in PowerPoint.
Create & insert a Photo Collage in PowerPoint
To create or insert a Photo Collage in PowerPoint, follow these steps-
- Open the PPT presentation
- Select the slide where you want to show the collage.
- Go to Insert tab.
- Click on the Pictures button.
- Select all the pictures and insert them in your slide.
- Go to Picture Format tab.
- Click on Picture Layout button.
- Select a layout.
At first, you need to insert all the pictures that you want to use to create the photo collage. For that, open a PowerPoint slide, and go to the Insert tab. Select the Pictures option, navigate to the folder, and select all the images that you want to display in the collage.
After that, switch to the Picture Format tab, which appears after inserting images. Then, expand the Picture Layout list in the Picture Styles section, and select a layout as per your requirement.
All the images should be aligned accordingly. Some of the layouts allow users to write some text so that you can enrich the photo collage with information.
For your information, you can find some Design Ideas as well after insert all the images. It is powered by Office intelligent services, and it appears only if you didn’t stop the service manually. If you do not like to have a traditional layout for your photo collage, you can use these unique design ideas to make the collage richer.
However, it may not appear if you insert forty or fifty images to make the collage. In that case, you can create a mosaic with a large number of images.
How to create a mosaic in PowerPoint
To create a mosaic in PowerPoint, follow these steps-
- Insert all images.
- Go to Picture Format tab.
- Select the Picture Lineup option from the Picture Layout.
- Right-click on the pictures and select the Format Shape.
- Go to Fill & Line option.
- Select No line.
- Select all the images and press Ctrl+Shift+G.
- Copy the image and paste it as an image.
- Repeat the step and place the new copy accordingly.
At first, you need to insert all the images in your PowerPoint slide. After doing that, go to the Picture Format tab and expand the Picture Layout list to select Picture Lineup option.
Now, right-click on the image, and select Format Shape option. It will display a menu on your right side. From here, switch to the Fill and Line tab and select No line option.
Now, you need to group all the images and make it as one image. For that, select them all and press Ctrl+Shift+G. Then, select the newly created group of images, copy it by pressing Ctrl+C and paste it by pressing Ctrl+V. After that, make it visible as an image.
Now, you need to place the new image as per your needs and repeat the copy-paste process a couple of times until you get the desired result.