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.

Where are your Web Albums in Google+?

Where are your Web Albums in Google+?

I’ve been using Picasa and Picasa Web Albums for over 10 years. I generally create an album for every month. I’ve also digitized the printed photos from some early trips and created albums for them. Now all those albums are part of Google+ Photos, but where did they go? When you first log in to Read more…

Picasa Tip: Viewing Tags

Picasa Tip: Viewing Tags

Tags are the keywords that you can attach to pictures. They are not meant to be visible. They are meant to give you multiple ways to find and group pictures. In our 11 years of RV Travel in the United States, we have been in Texas several times. I store my pictures by month, so Read more…

Is Picasa Safe?

Is Picasa Safe?

We have been getting lots of message like the one below lately: I have tried to download PICASA and each time I get a message that it is not a safe site. Please advise. Is Picasa Safe? YES, IF you get it from the official source. Picasa is software for your computer made by Google. Read more…

How do I get rid of the Picasa Pictures on my Android Phone?

How do I get rid of the Picasa Pictures on my Android Phone?

If the gallery on your Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet looks something like the image at right – with all the Picasa logos – you need to read this article.  A question I hear all the time these days is “Why do I see so many Picasa pictures in my phone’s gallery, and how do Read more…

Photo Art with Picasa Effects

Photo Art with Picasa Effects

We pulled into Picacho Peak State Park yesterday in the rain. That’s unusual because this park is in the Arizona desert. Waking up in our motorhome this morning and looking out the window, we saw a dense fog with the desert sun just a shadow of normal self, trying to shine thru the fog. I Read more…

Picasa Tip: You’ll Flip for this Tip!

Picasa Tip: You’ll Flip for this Tip!

Picasa lovers out there have an endless source of simple tools for enjoying our pictures. I’ve been using Picasa for 10+ years now, and this ‘kaleidoscope’ effect never occurred to me. My friend, Vicki Wassenhove, from the Quad Cities Computer Society and their Digital Photography group had an assignment to use a given picture and Read more…