Picasa is no longer supported, but the actions listed below are similar on all manipulation programs.
Because Picasa is not supported, do not use it as a filing system.
Open Picasa. In File menu, click Add Folder containing images to be manipulated. In Folder Manager window, navigate to folder to be transferred and click, dot Scan Always, click OK. Images from folder will appear on screen.
Double click on thumbnail to reveal tools. Do that for all thumbnail images that could be possibles
1. CROP Most images (Basic Fixes tab) to ensure the ship is the main subject. Ensure the ship is in the centre of the frame. Distant views and shots where the ship is a very small part of the image may be considered for deletion, even if they look good in the family album. Filling the frame using your camera screen can spoil good shots by cropping off bows and sterns. Cropping a distant shot may produce a result with resolution too low for compliance with the FAQ published standard - you can upload images up to 4000 x 4000 pixels with automatic resize - minimum resolution should be 1024 x 768 pixels. Higher is better. Picasa shows the resolution pixels and the MB information for each opened file.
2. Use the STRAIGHTEN tool (Basic Fixes tab) to make a sloping horizon horizontal. Background items such as windmills or window frames can check the vertical alignment. Be careful that the mouse does not move after getting the alignment right.
3. Use FILL LIGHT and HIGHLIGHT tools (Tuning tab) to make acceptable images from those with darkness, from back light sun or a dull day.
4. Use the SHARPEN tool (Effects tab) to improve/correct inexact focus. Sometimes more than one use Sharpen can be used, but make sure the image does not appear to break up. If it does after submitting, Delete it and prepare another image with less sharpen and submit that.
5. The SHADOWS tool (Tuning tab) can be useful for dealing with glare, and restoring detail after necessary use of highlighting.
6. Don’t be surprised if the I’M FEELING LUCKY tool (Basic Fixes tab) does not impress. It can turn a sunny day into a darkish evening. But experiment with it and Fill Light or Auto Contrast or Auto Colour or alone. For an extra option try using IM FEELING LUCKY after using other tools for an image
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