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.

Forget to Set the Time on your Camera? Picasa can Fix That!

Forget to Set the Time on your Camera? Picasa can Fix That!

We took a trip to England a couple of months ago and I took lots of pictures, some with my Canon digital SLR and others with my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone. The phone is always set to the right time, because it is location aware. It knew we were in a different time zone than Read more…

Identifying People in Group Photos

Identifying People in Group Photos

Have you ever taken a group photo and wanted to identify the people? If the group is small enough, you could use Picasa’s text tool and just write their name above or below their face. In a large group, and especially in a busy color photo, those names will be difficult to read. Here’s what Read more…

Google Photos Does Not Replace Picasa

Google Photos Does Not Replace Picasa

Picasa isn’t going anywhere. Picasa is software on your computer for working with the photos on your computer. It’s freely available at picasa.google.com and, once you have it, it is yours to keep. Millions of people praise Picasa for being easy to use and allowing them to do things with their pictures that they never Read more…

Google Photos Announcement–This is BIG

Google Photos Announcement–This is BIG

A few days ago, Google announced the latest incarnation of their online photo storage and sharing service, now called simply, Google Photos. Before I tell you the good and the bad of this announcement, let me give you a little bit of history. In 2006, Google offered an online photo storage and sharing service called Read more…

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…