Picnik.com–another on-line editing option
Picnik.com is another place that allows you to edit your photos on-line. For reasons why you might want to do this see my post about photoshop.com . The interesting thing about picnik is it’s level of integration with other programs and web sites. On the main page of picnik they advertise
picnik has a reasonable set of editing features
and some nice effects
Here I’ve used the Orton-ish effect
Here I’ve used picnik to open up a photo on Facebook and chosen the Frames/Border Option
Notice that I’ve increased the caption height to make the bottom part of the frame thicker.
Next I used the text tool to add a title
When I’m done picnik saves the photo back to Facebook
I”ve used picnik with Flickr and smumug and it works just fine
As I mentioned in my post on Picasa, it has now been integrated with picnik since shortly after Google bought the company
A couple of things to be aware of
- Picnik has a free membership but restricts a fair number of features of the Premium (paid) membership.
- It isn’t fast, especially with large files.
But it’s definitely worth checking out. Open a free account and see if you like it
There are three different flavors of Picnik Premium: