Adding photo to a video can help you capture the attention of your audience by providing a moment of reflection with the image on screen. In fact, it’s a fairly easy task as long as you use easy video editing tool like Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor). It not only enables you to add photo to video, but also brings dramatic effects. Now follow the step-by-step guide to learn how to add photo to video.
How to add photos to audio step by step guide
1. Import both the photo and video files
Install and run Video Editor. Click "Import" and then "Open" to browse for your video and photo files. Double-click on the files and they will be imported into the program. You can also directly drag and drop the files to the program.
2. Add photo to video and apply some effects
After importing files to the program, drag your video clip to the program's timeline at the bottom of the screen. Then drag and drop the photo to the PIP track. Click the “Play” icon to preview your video. Move the photo on PIP track to the point at which you would like it to show up and drag the end to shorten or extend PIP length.
Then further edit your photo as you like. Directly put the Picture-in-Picture photo to any position you want and resize the playing windows by dragging the edge of the photo. Besides that, this program provides a wide range of customizable options for you to customize the Picture-in-Picture track. Double click on the added photo on PIP track to open the Motion panel. Here you can choose from more than 30 motions effects to make the added photo animated.
After that, click the "Advanced" button for extra Mask and Effect options. In the mask tab, you can shape the photo in just one click. Then switch to the “Effect” tab which contains many useful tools such as border, shadow, rotate, flip and alpha. Choose one of the effects according to your desire to make your video more unique.
3. Save the new file
After adding photo to video, you can export it in different ways by hitting the “Create” button. In the format tab, you can save it as different formats. If you want to play video creation on iPod, iPhone, iPad, click "Device" and choose from the device list. You can also directly upload your video to YouTube or burn to DVD discs for playing on TV using a DVD Player.