4 Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps Bloggers Will Love! ~ TheNicheParent.com

12 Aug 4 Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps Bloggers Will Love!

4 Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps Bloggers Will Love! ~ TheNicheParent.com

Whether you’re taking photos with a smartphone or high-end DSLR camera, you’ll need to edit your images before they’re published.  Some bloggers have created such captivating images of products, that brands feature them on websites and in national campaigns.  Images are more important than ever to show case your work on Instagram and Pinterest. Editing software can also help you create the perfect featured image on your YouTube video that motivates viewers to click and watch. If Photoshop is out of reach for your budget, here are free photo editing sites and applications to fix your images, as well as create collages and spectacular images.

4 Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps Bloggers Will Love! ~ TheNicheParent.com

PicMonkey

http://www.picmonkey.com/

With free and royale (paid) options, PicMonkey the most popular photo editing applications for bloggers. No downloads are required with PicMonkey. Many of the overlay images are updated depending on the season or upcoming holiday. Find even more inspiration on the PicMonkey Pinterest boards.

Pixlr

http://pixlr.com/

Adjust your photos and add breathtaking filters with the Pixlr software or mobile app. The basic version, Pixlr Editor makes you feel like you’re using high-end software. Pixlr Express and Pixlr O-Matic allow you to capture images from your webcam. Pixlr-O-Matic has amazing effects for your images.

Picasa

http://picasa.google.com/

Download the Google application to share photos as well as organize, edit and tag brands or friends.

4 Photo Editing Sites & Apps Bloggers Will Love! ~ TheNicheParent.com

Canva

https://www.canva.com/

It’s fast becoming the go-to place to create design images for Facebook and Pinterest to increase engagement. Use it for promotional images for your media kit or Twitter Party event. The Canva blog  (http://blog.canva.com/) has loads of ideas.

Are you looking for ways to improve your photos without buying a new camera?

Here are some quick tips:

1. Start taking more photos outside to use the daylight for your active or staged photographs.

2. Add a lens to your

3. Try different camera angels. Get above, behind and off to the side of the subject of your photo.

4. Have fun. Blurry, action photos are perfectly fine to show how fast your children are running or a new toy moves. They’re perfect if you’re trying to become an Instant Instagram Star!

How to Become an Instant Instagram Star ~ TheNicheParent.com

The Niche Parent Network has a “Perfecting Pinterest” board with even more suggestions on making Pin-worthy images that engage your audience:

Joyce Brewer
joyce@mommytalkshow.com

Follow Joyce Brewer on Twitter: @MommyTalkShow. The Emmy award-winning TV journalist video blogs about parenting and family-friendly Atlanta events on MommyTalkShow.com.

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