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Google Photo Editing

Updated on November 10, 2012

Picasa . . . Lots of Features

If you like editing your digital photos, Google has a fantastic programme that you can download and use for free - Picasa. PIcaso is fantastic for organising your images . . . you can tag them, add keywords, add geotags, mark as favorite and loads more. The current version of Google Picasa is 3.9. There are versions available for PC, Mac and Linux too.

There are so many different effects that you can apply to make your photos look like professional artwork!

I have taken one photo of my youngest son (Brayden) and applied some different effects so you can see what is possible. OK, maybe I was just looking for a reason to show off my gorgeous son :)

I am planning to get the photo that I applied the "holga-ish" effect to put on a canvas as I think this effect is just stunning.

There is so much that you can do with Picasa, and amazingly it is a 100% free program!

Free Photo Editing . . . . Thanks Google - This is my original image, I use the same image in each of the effects so that you can see what they do.

My Gorgeous Son
My Gorgeous Son

The model for this page is my 8 year old son Brayden.

This Photo Was Processing Using The Holga-ish Effect - If you notice the edges of the background are blurred and the focal point is highlighted. All colour is a

This Photo Was Processing Using The Holga-ish Effect
This Photo Was Processing Using The Holga-ish Effect

This Photo Was Processing Using The Lomo-ish Effect - This brightens and highlights the centre of the image, and again slightly blurs the edges.

This Photo Was Processing Using The Lomo-ish Effect
This Photo Was Processing Using The Lomo-ish Effect

What Brayden's Photo Would Look Like in the 1960's - Give the impression of a photo taken and printed in the 60's with less colours and rounded edges.

What Brayden's Photo Would Look Like in the 1960's
What Brayden's Photo Would Look Like in the 1960's

This Photo Was Processing Using The HDR-ish Effect - The HDR-ish Effect sharpens the photo

This Photo Was Processing Using The HDR-ish Effect
This Photo Was Processing Using The HDR-ish Effect

This Photo Was Processing Using The Polaroid Effect - Gives The Illusion Of A Polaroid - I Have Made The Background Red So That You Can See The Effect (This Is

This Photo Was Processing Using The Polaroid Effect
This Photo Was Processing Using The Polaroid Effect

This Photo Was Processing Using The Boost Effect in Picasa - Brings All The Colours Out . . . Giiving The Photo a Gorgeous Boost

This Photo Was Processing Using The Boost Effect in Picasa
This Photo Was Processing Using The Boost Effect in Picasa

This Photo Was Processing Using The Cinema Scope Effect in Picasa - Gives The Impression of a Cinema Print

This Photo Was Processing Using The Cinema Scope Effect in Picasa
This Photo Was Processing Using The Cinema Scope Effect in Picasa

This Photo Was Processing Using The Comic Book Effect in Picasa - Gives The Appearance of What You Would See In A Comic Book

This Photo Was Processing Using The Comic Book Effect in Picasa
This Photo Was Processing Using The Comic Book Effect in Picasa

This Collage Was Created Using Googles Picasa - Great Way To Combine A Heap of Photos and Make a Poster

This Collage Was Created Using Googles Picasa
This Collage Was Created Using Googles Picasa

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