Category Archives: Picasa

Tutorial Videos that will show you how to use Picasa a free program for managing all your digital pictures.

324.PI-old-Picasa and Google Plus Editing Selective Area of Pictures

Brighten just the faces using the Selective tool in Google Plus Photo editing

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.

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286.PI-Photo Fuse for Group Photos

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.

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278.SM-Dropbox Camera Uploads to get Pictures from Phones and Tablets to Computer and Picasa

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.

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