Thursday, January 3, 2013

You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Having a little more free time here on a cold winter day at the first of the new year, I have been visiting my garden blogging friends online in the comfort of my nice warm home.   David at Tropical Texana has inspired me to try my hand at making a photo collage.   Like David, I too have been admiring the collages of so many other bloggers; but since I am a bit of a techno-dinosaur, I had no idea how these collages were made.   

After doing a little research online, I came upon piZap.com, a free online photo editing program.    It was really easy.   No program to download.  I just clicked on the photo collage section of the program, chose the layout of the collage (and there are many choices), uploaded the photos from my computer photo files, saved the finished collage to my photo file, and then uploaded the collage to my blog.




Wow, a new year and a new trick.  How great is that?!!

I hope someone inspires you to learn something new today...

Toni :-)

10 comments:

  1. They look great, Toni. The movement of those canna leaves is striking!

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  2. Toni, thanks for the information. You are not the only technodinosaur out here, lol. Vote me in, too.

    I love the collages, just beautiful!

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  3. Hey there Toni! You're sweet to mention my blog. Thanks. I LOVE the new collages you've made!!! Don't ask me to pick my favorite because it would be too hard....they are all so nice. You used some fancy templates. Wow!
    I would be a TechnoDinosaur as well if it weren't for my job at the elementary school. I have to keep one step ahead of the kids....whew! Happy Collage Making!
    David/:0)

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  4. Beautiful collages and thanks for the info. Enjoy!

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  5. Oooo, very nice collages! It helps that you have great photos to start with. I'm getting a little behind on my blog visits for the past couple of days because I was putting all the holiday decorations away and cleaning up a bit--what a mess! Anyway, Happy New Year, and I'm looking forward to visits here in the months ahead!

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  6. Lovely collages. Now that you are coming out of the dinosaur age, you should try downloading Picasa, the free Google photo editing software. You will never go to your photos on your hard drive again and collages are simple.

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  7. I haven't tried collages, but yours are very pretty. I just may have to stretch myself and learn something new!

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  8. Thanks for the link to collages - I too have admired others and had no clue how to go about it. It's lovely - Many Thanks.

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  9. I'm going to have to give that a try. I've made a few collages with Picasa, too. I really love the foliage only collage.

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  10. I agree with Carolyn. Give Picasa a try. It is easy as well. Nice collages you made though. It is fun and rewarding learning something new.

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