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 ...
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 y...
Get Photos from a     Create a NewCamera, Scanner, or      Album       Set View to Show Flatother Media                   ...
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-cli...
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 th...
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 slid...
AlbumsCaptionsTags
Press CTRL-T
W to Organize              ays•   Just run Picasa and watch it organize•   Add, Rename, and Delete photos•   Create Albums...
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•...
W to Share Photos in Picasa      ays• Print the photos•   Create a slide show•   Email the photos•   Create a Web album•  ...
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•   C...
W to Share Photos in Picasa      ays• Print the photos• Create a slide show• Email the photos•   Create a Web album•   Cre...
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 ...
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•...
W to Share Photos in Picasa      ays•   Print the photos•   Create a slide show•   Email the photos•   Create a Web album•...
W to Share Photos in Picasa      ays•   Print the photos•   Create a slide show•   Email the photos•   Create a Web album•...
To the complaint, “There are no people in thesephotographs,” I respond, “There are always twopeople: the photographer and ...
The End
Some Proposed Future Topics•   Safe Shopping on the Web•   Using Google Reader•   Accessing Reliable Health Information•  ...
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  1. 1. Organize, Edit and Share Your Photos With Picasa A presentation by Joel May
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Organize Edit Share
  4. 4. Getting Started
  5. 5. Picasa does a lot of the organizing for you
  6. 6. • 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
  7. 7. Get Photos from a Create a NewCamera, Scanner, or Album Set View to Show Flatother Media File Structure
  8. 8. Set View toShow FolderTree Structure
  9. 9. Capture Photos or Video from aShow Options Webcam or other Video Device
  10. 10. Renaming Photos
  11. 11. Renaming Photos
  12. 12. Renaming Photos
  13. 13. • 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.
  14. 14. Delete Photo(s) from Picasa but not from Your Hard Drive
  15. 15. Right Click
  16. 16. Right Click
  17. 17. Delete Photos from B Picasa and oth Your Hard Drive
  18. 18. • 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
  19. 19. Additional W of Organizing Your ays Photos in Picasa
  20. 20. AlbumsCaptionsTags
  21. 21. Create a New Album
  22. 22. Right Click
  23. 23. AlbumsCaptionsTags
  24. 24. Double Left Click
  25. 25. • 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.
  26. 26. AlbumsCaptionsTags
  27. 27. Press CTRL-T
  28. 28. W to Organize ays• Just run Picasa and watch it organize• Add, Rename, and Delete photos• Create Albums• Use Captions• Add Tags
  29. 29. Organize Edit Share
  30. 30. Left Double Click
  31. 31. Crop and Straighten
  32. 32. From HereDefine the area to crop by dragging the mouse To Here
  33. 33. Drag Slider right or left untildesired straightness is achieved
  34. 34. Before After
  35. 35. Remove Red Eye
  36. 36. Left Double Click
  37. 37. More Commonly Needed Fixes
  38. 38. DoubleLeft Click
  39. 39. Set Brush Size The Brush
  40. 40. Click the Brush on a area you want to replace
  41. 41. Then click on an area thatcontains the texture/color of the desired replacement
  42. 42. Repeat Until Done
  43. 43. Before After
  44. 44. Finely-tuned Lighting and Color Fixes
  45. 45. Organize Edit Share
  46. 46. 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
  47. 47. 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
  48. 48. Left click to select
  49. 49. Photo Tray
  50. 50. 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
  51. 51. 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
  52. 52. Left click to select
  53. 53. 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
  54. 54. Photo Tray
  55. 55. https://picasaweb.google.com/home
  56. 56. 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
  57. 57. 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
  58. 58. 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
  59. 59. 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)
  60. 60. The End
  61. 61. 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

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