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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.TV is where you’ll find all of our tutorial videos on Picasa as well as many other programs of interest to travelers.

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Your Pictures on a Timeline
Picasa Tip: Photo Workflow
Blurring Someone’s Face
Google+ Auto-Backup
Give your pictures a little Boost
Picasa 3 for Android and iPad? No Such Thing
Picasa Update Adds Google+ Auto Backup
Picasa Collages–Learning with Geeks on Tour
Webinar on Holiday Cards with Picasa and Send Out Cards
Picasa Tip: Emailing Pictures - Don't Make it Difficult
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Your Pictures on a Timeline

Your Pictures on a Timeline

You’re probably accustomed to seeing your picture folders in date order at the left navigation bar in Picasa, but did you know you can view the photos themselves on a timeline?  While in library view, use the View menu and select Timeline and you’ll see something like this: In a very condensed format, you can Read more…

Picasa Tip: Photo Workflow

Picasa Tip: Photo Workflow

Do you have a photo workflow? What’s that you say?  You don’t work any more?  You’re retired.  You just play and travel.  I hear ya!  We want to erase the word ‘work’ from our vocabulary, but, if you don’t have some kind of process for managing your photos – they’ll just get lost.  We take Read more…

Blurring Someone’s Face

Blurring Someone’s Face

Q: I do therapy work with people and horses.  I love taking pictures while the people are with the horses, but I need to preserve their privacy before I show the pictures to anyone else.  When Picasa had the Creative Kit option, I would use the Focal Pixelate feature to make the faces unrecognizable.  Is Read more…

Google+ Auto-Backup

Google+ Auto-Backup

This is an excerpt from our Picasa Beginner’s Guide – see right sidebar for details. Google+ Auto-Backup: When you installed Picasa you were probably given the option to turn on Google+ Auto-Backup. If you did that then every picture on your computer is being backed up to your Google+ Photos account in a folder called Read more…

Give your pictures a little Boost

Give your pictures a little Boost

Have you ever played with the tools on Picasa’s last tab?  There are a lot of fun effects here.  The first one is called Boost.  Just a single click will make your picture pop!  Actually, it may pop so much it hurts your eyes!  So, we recommend toning it down a bit by using the Read more…

Picasa 3 for Android and iPad? No Such Thing

Picasa 3 for Android and iPad? No Such Thing

Picasa is a very popular, free program from Google.  You download the software to your Windows or Macintosh computer from Picasa.Google.com and it helps you browse, organize, edit, and share the pictures on your computer. The current version of Picasa is 3.9 and it is generally referred to as Picasa3, to distinguish it from the Read more…