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I use Picasa for photos. Can one add drawings and words to a digital photo using this program? I have seen many such shots here, such as circling a problem area on a watch movement.


Sam Williamson

 
Posts: 619 | Location: Northwestern Florida in the U.S.A. | Registered: November 27, 2002
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Sam,

Picasa is a great program for keeping track of your photos and performing enhancements. However, I don't believe it will do what you want.

I would recommend Adobe PhotoShop Elements or if you have PowerPoint, you can make up a slide, add pictures and text and whatever else and then save it as a jpg picture. The following are examples of before and after pictures of our city limit sign. I couldn't wait until spring for the sun to totally illuminate the sign without shadows so I made the sign look the way I wanted it to with PhotoShop.

 
Posts: 1122 | Location: Arizona U.S.A. | Registered: January 21, 2003
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Picture of John D. Duvall
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Here is the "after" picture of the sign.

 
Posts: 1122 | Location: Arizona U.S.A. | Registered: January 21, 2003
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and using PowerPoint to make up whatever you would like and then saving it as a jpg picture.

 
Posts: 1122 | Location: Arizona U.S.A. | Registered: January 21, 2003
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Sam,

Mike Phelan pointed out that you can use the Windows XP Paint program for lines and circles. Go to Start, Accessories and then look for "Paint".
 
Posts: 1122 | Location: Arizona U.S.A. | Registered: January 21, 2003
Picture of Sam Williamson
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Thanks for the info John! Yes, I saw that too, will play with both programs when I get a chance. My wife has paintshop pro & she will play also.


Sam Williamson

 
Posts: 619 | Location: Northwestern Florida in the U.S.A. | Registered: November 27, 2002
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JD, she used powerpoint & it worked great! Thanks!


Sam Williamson

 
Posts: 619 | Location: Northwestern Florida in the U.S.A. | Registered: November 27, 2002
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