Boinx Software ( and photographer Mikkel Aaland have teamed up to bring photographers a new video training course, “Creating Dynamic Slideshows with FotoMagico and Photoshop.”

FotoMagico is a storytelling tool for digital photographers and video editors. It allows you to create customized slideshows, mixing photos with movies and audio. FotoMagico costs US$139.99. A multi-license package is also available for $269.

An award-winning American photographer known for his work in the early days of digital photography, Mikkel’s documentary photographs have been exhibited in major institutions around the world, including the Bibliothéque nationale de France and the former Lenin Museum in Prague.

Mikkel’s new video course, “Creating Dynamic Slideshows with FotoMagico & Photoshop,” is available now at . The workshop takes audiences through FotoMagico, and Adobe Photoshop to help break the mold of simple sequenced images. Viewers will learn how to choose and master effective transitions, use pan and zoom techniques to bring still images to life, and selectively add video and motion directly inside a still image.

In addition, the course will demonstrate how to create the sophisticated 2.5D effect used by multi-million dollar ad campaigns and how to incorporate music and voiceover in slideshows. Finally, the course will explore the various options for sharing finished products with friends, family, and the world via FotoMagico.