Christmas Photo Frames and New Year Photo Effects

Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. And hope you have taken enough funny, touching and interesting pictures to start making something beautiful out of them. In this post, we have gathered all possible ideas of Christmas photo effects and frames that you could use to add more snow, snowflakes, fir trees and Christmas toys in your pictures!

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How to Change Photo Background in PhotoScape

PhotoScape is a free powerful photo editor. As we reviewed earlier, it’s full of various photo editing techniques among which there is image background editing. To replace an old background in PhotoScape, you can select one of the following methods: crop photo background, paint background or clone background. Each option has pros and cons. Have a look at a PhotoScape tutorial to apply the method that suites you best.

Crop Background

Crop background is a good way to remove photo background in PhotoScape. However, if you use this mode, you will save only important photo element with no background at all. Here is a step by step guide on how to crop a background as in the image sample:

Crop Background

  1. Open PhotoScape Editor tab;
  2. Select a photo;
  3. Choose “Crop Freely” and mark “Chop Round Image” as in the image above;
  4. Use your mouse to create a circle and stretch it to select the key area;
  5. Click “Crop” to preview the image without old background;
  6. Save cropped area to get an image without background.

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10+ Ways to Make Your Photo Look Like a Puzzle

Puzzle Photo Effects

Everybody likes puzzles. Ok, maybe not everybody but most of us. But personally I hate huge monstrous puzzles with 1.500 items. I always was too impatient to complete the task. What will be the decision? Right – make your own puzzle!

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Make an Ad Banner Wisely

Create ad banners wisely

Have you ever thought why professional designers spend so much time creating a small ad banner? You can do it yourself too but I suggest that you consider the experience of the specialists to get a really brilliant and effective ad banner.

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What Is Your Favorite Photo Editor [POLL]

Photo Mix

There are so many great free photo editors – Photoscape, Picasa, GIMP, Loonapix, etc. We would like to learn favorite photo editors of Photo Software & Design Blog readers.

Share your opinion about best photo editors. Tell us what you think! Vote now!

 

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