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    • Organize, Edit and Share Your Photos With Picasa A presentation by Joel May
    • W Picasa? hy• Picasa is a free program• Available at http://picasa.google.com/• Also available (for learning purposes) on the computers in the Meadow Lakes computer room
    • Organize Edit Share
    • Getting Started
    • Picasa does a lot of the organizing for you
    • • When you add pictures to your hard drive, they are automatically added to the Picasa library• You can add pictures to your hard drive from: – A camera – A scanner – The Web
    • Get Photos from a Create a NewCamera, Scanner, or Album Set View to Show Flatother Media File Structure
    • Set View toShow FolderTree Structure
    • Capture Photos or Video from aShow Options Webcam or other Video Device
    • Renaming Photos
    • Renaming Photos
    • Renaming Photos
    • • To rename a group of photos, do the following: – Select the photo(s) you wish to rename. – On the File Menu, Left-click on Rename (or simply press F2) – Enter the common name you wish to use for this group of photos. – If you selected 12 photos from a family picnic and selected to rename them "picnic", the files will now be renamed picnic.jpg through picnic-11.jpg. – Click the Rename button.
    • Delete Photo(s) from Picasa but not from Your Hard Drive
    • Right Click
    • Right Click
    • Delete Photos from B Picasa and oth Your Hard Drive
    • • Select the photos by Left clicking on them and press the Delete key on the keyboard• Deleted photos are retained in the Recycle Bin for some time after their deletion and can be retrieved from there
    • Additional W of Organizing Your ays Photos in Picasa
    • AlbumsCaptionsTags
    • Create a New Album
    • Right Click
    • AlbumsCaptionsTags
    • Double Left Click
    • • Every word in the caption is searchable• Captions can be printed when you print the photo• Captions appear in slide shows of your photos• Captions will display with your photo when you upload them to Picasa Web Albums• You can have captions display below the thumbnails of your photos in the Library view• Captions are stored with the picture file itself, so are visible in many other programs.
    • AlbumsCaptionsTags
    • Press CTRL-T
    • W to Organize ays• Just run Picasa and watch it organize• Add, Rename, and Delete photos• Create Albums• Use Captions• Add Tags
    • Organize Edit Share
    • Left Double Click
    • Crop and Straighten
    • From HereDefine the area to crop by dragging the mouse To Here
    • Drag Slider right or left untildesired straightness is achieved
    • Before After
    • Remove Red Eye
    • Left Double Click
    • More Commonly Needed Fixes
    • DoubleLeft Click
    • Set Brush Size The Brush
    • Click the Brush on a area you want to replace
    • Then click on an area thatcontains the texture/color of the desired replacement
    • Repeat Until Done
    • Before After
    • Finely-tuned Lighting and Color Fixes
    • Organize Edit Share
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • Left click to select
    • Photo Tray
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • Left click to select
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • Photo Tray
    • https://picasaweb.google.com/home
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • W to Share Photos in Picasa ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos• Create a Web album• Create a gift CD• Create a screen saver• Other ways
    • To the complaint, “There are no people in thesephotographs,” I respond, “There are always twopeople: the photographer and the viewer.” - Ansel Adams (1902-1984)We tray to grab pieces of our lives as theyspeed past us. Photographs freeze thosepieces and help us remember how we were. - Gene McSweenyThey used to photograph Shirley Templethrough gauze. They should photography methrough linoleum. - Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968)
    • The End
    • Some Proposed Future Topics• Safe Shopping on the Web• Using Google Reader• Accessing Reliable Health Information• eLibraryNJ• Using Gmail• Backing up Your Computer• Google+, A Safer Social Network• Finding News on the Web• Time Magazine’s Best Websites of 2011• Using Skype