How to Capture Screen with PhotoScape & Save It Without Duplicates

PhotoScape is a great freeware picture editor that can resize pictures, make mosaics, slides, remove image backgrounds and perform other advanced image manipulations like pictures overlaying. One of the best picture tricks you can do with the help of PhotoScape 3.7 is to make screen captures using this piece of free software. The inbuilt screen capture tool allows you to take screen records of all Windows areas including full screen, active window or only the screen zone that you highlight. Let’s learn how to capture screen with PhotoScape and to save screenshots without duplicates. (more…)

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IrfanView Makes Excellent Panoramic Photos for Free

Panorama Photos

Panorama photos are one of the latest trends in digital photography. Panoramic photos are good for displaying landscapes, sightseeing, monuments, and object covering vast area. But they are rare in our home photo collections.

Usually after vacations we bring several separate photos of one place or building. We explain to our friends that we couldn’t shoot it as one pic and ask them to believe that it looks gorgeous as a united monument unit. But there is one free program that can save your friends’ imagination – IrfanView. It creates one panorama photo out of a few split pictures.

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How to Overlay Two Images in PhotoScape (Easy Video Guide)

PhotoScapePhotoScape is probably #1 ranked free photo editor. Although, it’s often recommended for basic photo editing, PhotoScape hides lots of useful features for advanced photo enhancement. Previously, we reviewed its solutions for changing photo background or make transparent background in PhotoScape, today we will explain how to place one image above another one or speaking more professionally “how to overlay two images” in PhotoScape.
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GIMP – Adobe Photoshop for Open Source Community

GIMP Free Open Source Photo EditorI love open source software. My open source photo software review section would be incomplete without GIMP overview, an exemplary open source photo editor. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. At first sight, the engineering-sound name makes you feel that GIMP is not invented for shopping (photo shopping) or profit-making interest. On the contrary, open source GIMP is a pure brainchild of coding and high-tech.

Launched in the 90-s by university students as photo editing software with open code, GIMP was cordially welcomed by the whole open source community. Many freelancers contributed to GIMP code, translations and bug fixing. Now GIMP is acknowledged as the leader of open source photo software.

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How to Edit Photos in Photoscape – Secret Tips & Tricks [New Tutorial]

PhotoScape Photo Editing SoftwareNowadays almost each hand-held gadget has a camera to make photos. The photo files usually need some photo editing. Let’s learn how to edit photos. There are plenty of photo editing tools for all skill levels: simple online photo editors, middle-level desktop picture editors, or advanced Adobe PhotoShop. This review is devoted to PhotoScape. You don’t need to be pro-photographer to edit your photos using this wonderful program. Check our PhotoScape quick tutorial for beginners. (more…)

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3 Ways to Get a Coloring Page

Coloring pages

Sometimes it’s a dire necessity because you have to calm down a child who is very upset. Sometimes it’s also a dire necessity because you need to calm down yourself and it’s a good idea just to paint a coloring page. Sometimes it’s a really funny game for adults to make the craziest painting in the world.

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6 Free Apps to Add (Text and Logo) Watermarks to Photos

Photo Watermark

Professional photographers know how important it is to protect their own photos and reserve all rights over their creative works like mosaics, unique photographs, etc. They take advantage of Photoshop tools and label images effortlessly. Thanks to the smart watermarking, pro photographs fall under a strict image license type that limits free image distribution. If you want to restrict your picture usage and copyright images, there are easier ways than complicated Photoshop. Here are 6 fine and free programs that enable you to protect pics with either another image (for example, a logo) or a custom text.
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100 Samples to Create a Photo Mosaic

PhotoScape

I have just downloaded the latest version of the program and was expecting to overview the common 20 or 30 page samples to place your pics in various configurations. And I was shocked when I had to grab my mobile and switch on the calculator to count the exact mosaic templates number.

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How to Convert Photo to Cartoon

cartoon photo made with Picturetopeople.org

Nowadays almost everyone is registered in social networks. We keep online status updated every day, share photos and comments, follow our friends’ news. To have a nice profile is a matter of prestige. You can use a photo of your own in a profile image, create an amusing avatar or turn your photo into a cartoon. With a pool of web applications available online, an image conversion to cartoon takes few clicks.

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Exif Data is a Gold Mine of Image Information

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EXIF stands for “exchangeable image file format”. It’s the additional information that includs camera settings and scene details, for example, date and time when a photo was taken, shutter speed, focal length, exposure compensation, whether a flash was used. Only images in JPEG and TIFF formats have exif data. However, it’s not a problem as most of modern digital cameras save shots in JPEG. (more…)

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