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.

Picasa Tip: Picture too Dark? Here’s how to fix it.

Picasa Tip: Picture too Dark? Here’s how to fix it.

We took a beautiful drive up the mountain thru a town called Jerome in Arizona. Jerome is perched right on the side of that mountain with a sweeping view of the Verde Valley in the distance. Unfortunately, when I took the picture, the town was in deep shadow and sunlight filled the sky and the Read more…

Your Pictures in the Cloud? Using Google+ Photos with Android and iOS

Your Pictures in the Cloud? Using Google+ Photos with Android and iOS

Many of us are using smartphones and tablets as our primary cameras these days. And, many of you may not even have a computer – finding that the smartphones and tablets meet all your computing needs. But what to do with all those pictures? I know that a lot of you just keep taking pictures Read more…

Picasa’s Folder Manager, What Every User Needs to Know

Picasa’s Folder Manager, What Every User Needs to Know

This is probably the number one, most basic, most important thing to know about PIcasa and yet, the great majority of Picasa users don’t have a clue!  On our GeeksOnTour.com website we have over 90 tutorial videos on using Picasa. I think the one on Folder Manager may be the most important one, so I’m Read more…

Migrate your iPhoto Library to Picasa Now

Migrate your iPhoto Library to Picasa Now

In case you haven’t heard, iPhoto is going away. Apple is putting all your photos into one basket called simply, “Photos.”  It will no longer be offering either of its current photo management tools, iPhoto or Aperture. The iPhoto App on the iPad is already disabled if you upgraded to iOS 8. The Macintosh version Read more…

Moving Pictures from a PC to a Mac for Picasa

Moving Pictures from a PC to a Mac for Picasa

Question from a subscriber: I love Picasa and I am grateful for the service you provide.  I want to get a Mac computer and I want to know how to transfer all my pictures from Picasa (with edits) to Picasa for Mac.  I know (from you ) that the pictures are really in the files Read more…

The Picture your Camera Captures vs. the Picture Picasa can Give You

The Picture your Camera Captures vs. the Picture Picasa can Give You

Here is the picture my camera captured: After Crop, Boost, Increase Shadows, and Graduated Tint, here is the picture that Picasa can show me:   It’s a subtle difference, but it makes all the difference. The second picture is what I remember seeing. The beginning of a crimson sunset, with the dramatic Morro Rock in Read more…