If you don’t happen to own a photo editing program yet, you can still access online photo editing programs for free! They are easy to use and they work right in your browser.
www.pixlr.com – For fun or advanced editing, Pixlr is definitely a top pick! This program is easy to use, is available in multiple languages, connects easily with Flickr.com and Facebook.com and has many tutorials.
www.photoshop.com – Thinking about buying Photoshop or Photoshop Elements? This online editor is a great place to start. Photoshop Express is a free online photo editing program made by Adobe and it’s super easy to use, has a tons of editing tools, it allows photo organizing as well as style matching.
www.gimp.org – This is a free (open source) program that you can download to your computer and use right from your desktop. It’s an image editing program that allows you to complete tasks such as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
www.befunky.com – Be Funky is a super cool online photo editor with an extraordinary collection of groovy effects for your photos.
Additional Editing Resources
Free Online Photo Hosting
Hosting your images online means your computer won’t get bogged down by stashing every picture you’ve taken on your hard drive. They’ll be safely stored online instead. This means a secure backup for you.
www.flickr.com – Flickr is an extraordinary photo gallery website where you can upload your photos, share them with other photo enthusiasts, and get feedback and comments on your work.
picasa.google.com – Picasa is also a favorite for personal or blog images. You can easily set your albums to “unlisted” or “private” or “public” for the world to see. Picasa images are crisp and clear and you can create multiple albums that are easy to navigate. You will just need a Google Account to get started and the first gigabyte of storage space is free.