Friday, August 28, 2015
How to Add Bling to Your Picture (8 Steps)
Make sure you save the picture to your computer. If you do not have the picture on a memory card or flash drive, upload it using a scanner. Make sure the file is saved as a .jpg, .gif or .jpeg. These formats ensure easy editing.
Open your browser and go to an image-hosting website that offers free photo editing, such as Photobucket.
Sign up for a free account. The website may require you to verify your email address before continuing with the site. Check your email and click the link provided in the email.
Click 'Upload Images and Videos' and navigate to the location where you previously saved your picture. Select your picture and click 'Open.' Your picture will upload. If you would like to upload more than one picture, hold the 'Ctrl' key on your keyboard and select the pictures. Enter a title, caption or tag to your picture and click 'Save' when your you are finished.
Click 'Edit' above your picture. Your browser loads an editing screen.
Click the any of the tabs at the top of the screen to edit your picture. Photobucket contains many types of editing styles. 'Basic' allows you to fix red eyes, crop, re-size, rotate and edit the contrast. 'Effects' changes the colors and effects of your picture. 'Decorate' allows you to add clip art, text, borders and other graphical effects. 'Animation' lets you add glittery stickers and art to your picture. 'Beautify' edits any blemishes or mishaps. 'Distort' stretches and widens any portion of your picture. 'Layers' allows you to combine more than one picture. 'Geek' contains many tools to edit the properties of your picture.
Experiment with the tools and add 'bling' to your picture.
Click 'Save a Copy' when you are finished. This does not write over the original picture.