Picasa Geeks

 

Do you love Picasa for managing all of your digital photo? We do! We’ve been using it and teaching it for many years now. This site includes all of our free weekly articles on every aspect of this free software from Google. Our main site GeeksOnTour.com is where you’ll find all of our tutorial videos on Picasa as well as many other programs of interest to travelers.

Favorite Picasa Tips

Favorite Picasa Tips

Did you know we have over 200 Picasa tips on this PicasaGeeks.com website? This is where all of our Picasa Tip of the Week articles are – you can sign up for email notification by entering your information in the sign up form in the right sidebar of this page. Every once in a while Read more…

Picasa Tip: Why I don’t use Google+ AutoBackup on my Phone, just on my Computer

Picasa Tip: Why I don’t use Google+ AutoBackup on my Phone, just on my Computer

Just how many copies of pictures is enough? If you take pictures with your phone, it is very easy to have them automatically uploaded to a cloud-based storage service. In fact, it is so easy that you may have several auto-upload services in place without even knowing it! Here are just a few (not even Read more…

Store your Pictures on an External Hard Drive

Store your Pictures on an External Hard Drive

I’ve been taking digital photos since 1998, and I’ve scanned many old family photos from before that. It’s over 50,000 pictures total. That’s nearly 200 GB of storage space needed. I like having all of my pictures available for searching with Picasa. When I ask Picasa to look for “sunset” I see 234 pictures in Read more…

Teaching Picasa to your Computer Club or Photo Group

Teaching Picasa to your Computer Club or Photo Group

Computer Clubs are great ways to learn! We wanted to share with you how Google+ Hangouts on Air allows us to present a seminar remotely and then automatically have it recorded as a Youtube video. As we travel the country in our RV, we often pass thru the corner of Iowa/Illinois referred to as the Read more…

Viewing Pictures on a Map

Viewing Pictures on a Map

We take hundreds of pictures every month and, since we live in an RV, we are constantly traveling. I might look at this picture and have no idea where we were when it was taken. If I’m lucky, the photo includes location information, then Picasa, or Google+ Photos can display the picture on a map: Read more…

Pictures at Your Fingertips with Google+ Photos

Pictures at Your Fingertips with Google+ Photos

If you’ve been using Picasa Web Albums (PWA) for your online photo albums, you should install the Google+ App on your Apple or Android mobile device. Picasa Web Albums was made and owned by Google you see – they have now updated the technology and re-branded it as Google+ Photos, pronounced Google “Plus” Photos. By Read more…