Picasa

The Tool: 
Google Picasa Web 
Blake QuickAnswers:  Google Apps @Blake: Picasa
The Crib Sheet: Google Picasa
Help: Google Blogger

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Picasa Web Albums 

Challenge A - Linking Your Google Account




Part I.  Using and Creating A Picasa Web Album

    Challenge B - Publish a Web Album

    • Upload photos from your computer

    • Give the album a name

    • Set the album to be public

    Part II. Organizing Your Web Albums

    • Album Information
    • Album Properties

    Challenge C - Renaming Your Album and Setting the Cover

    • Rename your album

    • Set the album cover


    Part III. Sharing a Web Album, Comments, and Collaborate on Picasa

    Challenge D - Setting up a Co-Publisher

    • Share your album with the person on your right and let them “contribute photos.”

    • The person on the right should add a photo to the person on their left

    Part IV. Editing Photos and the Creative Kit (Photoshop Online)

    • How to edit an image 
    • Using the Basic Edits palette
    • Using the Effects palette
    • Using the Decorate palette
    • Using the Text palette and Watermarks

      Challenge E - AutoFix and Crop a Photo

      • “AutoFix” one photo in your album 
      • Effectively crop a photo using the “The Rule of Thirds”

      Part V. Even More with Picasa + Blogger


      Introduction to Picasa Web Albums - Google Education Hangout webinar

      Using Picasa Web Albums
      Skill level: Beginner
      Lead by Eric Curts is the Technology Director for North Canton City Schools in North Canton, Ohio.  He is a a Google Apps Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Teacher.

      Picasa Web Albums is a free web-based tool from Google and is used for storing, editing, managing, and sharing photos online. Learn how to use this great resource to store all your images, how to edit them online with the powerful but easy Creative Kit tool, how to use the pictures in other Google services such as Docs and Sites, and how to make the photos available for others to access, including allowing parents to order their own prints of their favorite pictures.


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