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Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Anna M. Van Scoyoc
avanscoy@mcl.org
Mercer County Library System, Hopewell Branch
2012 Janu...
This Evening …
• What is Picnik?
• What can Picnik do?
• Examples
• “Live” Tour
• Bells & Whistles
• Q & A
• Hands-on
What is Picnik?
• Photo editing software
– Web-based
– Free
– Works on Macs, Windows, and Linux
What You Need
• Web Browser
– Google Chrome
– Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher,
– Firefox 2.0 or higher, or
– Safari 2 or h...
Picnik can…
• “Auto-Fix” photos (color, lighting,
etc.)
• Crop, resize, and rotate photos
• Remove red eyes
• Add text and...
Picnik Tidbits
• Advanced photo editing tools are
available for a subscription fee
• Instructions are provided in pop-up
w...
CC Image Courtesy of laihiuyeung ryanne: ‘camera charm’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/laihiu/2136108816/
Examples
Tour of Picnik via Anna’s account
CC Image Courtesy of Marloes: ’10/365 - Oh Duckies, follow the momma!’ http://www.flickr...
Q & A
Picnik Exercise
• Go to Picnik: http://www.picnik.com/
• Click on Get Started Now
• Either upload an image or open a demo
...
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
Picnik: Photo Editing Software
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  1. 1. Picnik: Photo Editing Software Anna M. Van Scoyoc avanscoy@mcl.org Mercer County Library System, Hopewell Branch 2012 January 18 CC Image Courtesy of laihiuyeung ryanne: ‘camera charm’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/laihiu/2136108816/
  2. 2. This Evening … • What is Picnik? • What can Picnik do? • Examples • “Live” Tour • Bells & Whistles • Q & A • Hands-on
  3. 3. What is Picnik? • Photo editing software – Web-based – Free – Works on Macs, Windows, and Linux
  4. 4. What You Need • Web Browser – Google Chrome – Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, – Firefox 2.0 or higher, or – Safari 2 or higher • 512 MB of RAM
  5. 5. Picnik can… • “Auto-Fix” photos (color, lighting, etc.) • Crop, resize, and rotate photos • Remove red eyes • Add text and special effects to an image • Make collages, cards, gifts, etc.
  6. 6. Picnik Tidbits • Advanced photo editing tools are available for a subscription fee • Instructions are provided in pop-up windows for tools as you access them • Connect directly through Picnik to edit and enhance photos in existing albums • Edit photos in Picnik and send them directly to your albums
  7. 7. CC Image Courtesy of laihiuyeung ryanne: ‘camera charm’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/laihiu/2136108816/ Examples
  8. 8. Tour of Picnik via Anna’s account CC Image Courtesy of Marloes: ’10/365 - Oh Duckies, follow the momma!’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mloesjeenzo/651370154/
  9. 9. Q & A
  10. 10. Picnik Exercise • Go to Picnik: http://www.picnik.com/ • Click on Get Started Now • Either upload an image or open a demo photo – Rotate the image – Crop to a detail – Change the contrast (under Exposure) – Change the saturation (under Colors) – Add text (“text” in the top menu bar) – Save edited image to your computer
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