A short video showing some standard, easy ways to use Picasa’s editing tools to make a scenic picture look more dramatic. This video encourages you to play with the various tools, you can always Undo! Continue reading →
Google +(Plus) Photos has been replaced with Google Photos. Google Photos and its “Assistant” perform the same functions shown in this video …. This tutorial video shows you how Google+ Auto Backup can upload all your photos to your Google+ Photos account. Then Auto Awesome can create some surprising results.
Brighten just the faces using the Selective tool in Google Plus Photo editing
This video shows exactly how to accomplish the editing that is discussed in this PicasaGeeks.com article: Brighten Up Selected Areas of a Picture. You will learn how to use the Google Plus online editing tools to brighten up just the faces in this picture:
Note: This feature requires the Google Chrome browser, it won’t work with Internet Explorer, or Safari.
This video shows you how to download and install Picasa 3 for free from Google. Once it’s installed, you will need to specify what picture locations you want Picasa to watch. This video will explain and briefly mention the Picasa Photo Viewer and Google+ Auto Backup as well.
Connect your camera to the computer by whatever method is provided with your camera – usually a USB cable, maybe a card reader. A popup menu with options should appear, and you can select ‘Copy pictures and view them using Picasa3.’ The Picasa Import screen has several options – this video will explain them and show you how to use it: Continue reading →
This is a recording of the Live Webinar we did in December 2013. It’s about 40 minutes long and it covers how to find and select pictures that you want to put together in a collage, then it shows the steps to create a Mosaic type collage as well as Picture Pile, and Face collages.
You don’t have to create new folders in order to organize your pictures. That is what ‘Albums’ are for. If you go to the Grand Canyon in the summer of 2008, do you put the pictures in a folder called Grand Canyon? Or a folder called Summer 2008? How about when you return to the Canyon in 2009? This video will explain: Continue reading →
When you get out the tripod to take a group photo, it’s hard to get one photo where everyone is perfect. Usually photo 1 is the best of Judy but terrible of Tom, and photo 3 is the best of Tom but Sarah’s eyes are closed, and photo 4 is the best of Sarah. This video will show you how to combine the best parts of each photo to make one composite perfect picture. We will use the free software from Microsoft called Photo Gallery, while also showing how both Picasa and Photo Gallery work with the same pictures.
More and more, we are taking pictures with our mobile devices like our smartphones (iPhones and Android) and our tablets (iPads and Android tablets.) But we still want to work with them using Picasa on our computers. How do we get them there? Dropbox is the answer. See our newsletter article: Using Dropbox to get Pictures from your Smartphone. This video shows you how it works.
In the previous video we showed you how to use the Unnamed People Album to identify faces. But, what if you don’t want to browse thru the thousands of faces in that album? This video shows you how to open any folder of pictures and identify whatever face(s) you want, using the People Pane.