New PicMonkey Templates to Photo Design in a Flash

You are in a crunch and need to create a social media post fast.  Wouldn't it be great if you could just go to a template that has the right dimensions for each social media platform?  If you are like me, I can't always keep the sizes clear in my head.  What do I need for Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram etc...   I have been using PicMonkey for my photo editing needs for a few years now.  It has a lot free options and now they have templates as well for a variety of projects.  ...more

PicMonkey vs. Photoshop Elements: Basic Photo Editing Tools & When To Use Them

So. You've got your DSLR, you've begun to try your hand at shooting in manual mode, and now you have all sorts of wonderful pictures to use. The only problem is they all need a little bit of tweaking. ...more
I never tried photoshop elements? Hmm. I guess I should give them a shot. Right now, I'm using ...more

How to Make a Drop Shadow or Watermark on Picmonkey

So if you haven't heard of PicMonkey you are really missing out. I, like many others, don't want to splurge on Photoshop. I primarily don't want to because I'm not that tech savvy or want to spend the money on it at this time. So I frequently use PicMonkey, which is the best free alternative. Today I'll show you a couple tricks that I have up my sleeve with PicMonkey. ...more
Clearissa thecityrental is right! Just save that image you want as your watermark in a place you ...more

Blogging Tips: How to Make a Text Mask (And Sparkle Text!) in Picmonkey

So it's no secret that I use PicMonkey for everything. If you follow along, you know I made a tutorial on PicMonkey a little while ago for Drop Shadow Text. So welcome to Part II of the series!  ...more

Jim in Iowa is Entirely Responsible...

... for this post. Jim answered yesterday's question about photo editing software with an innocent enough, "we like"...more

How to Create a Watermark Using PicMonkey {In the Dark Room}

I’m not a professional photographer, but I play one on my blog. Hahahaha I kill me. The hubs says I’m only funny to myself and the girl I shared a uterus with {that would be my twin sister} but I think I’m hilarious. Anyway, for the longest time, I’ve been “watermarking” my images by typing text over the picture and then saving it. Tedious, I tell ya. And pretty inconsistent as far as branding goes. So I started looking for an easier way to “stamp” my images and, lo and behold, it was sitting right there in front of me all this time: PICMONKEY!!!!!! ...more
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Simple Tech Series #6: PicMonkey

I thought I was done with my Simple Tech Series, but alas, I have two more fantastic tutorials for you! I hope I have already cured your ails with Pinterest, Twitter, Blogger, Google Reader and the late Picnik. But, I didn't want to leave you on a low note with Picnik's sad news, so I am here to spread photographic joy! This week and next, I will post tutorials for Foto Flexer and PicMonkey. These are the best replacements for Picnik, hands down. So today I bring you... Tutorial Six: PicMonkey PicMonkey is brought to you by the creators of Picnik. It would seem as though I wasn't the only one upset with Google for killing off the best photo editing site on the web. A few of the creators banded together and came up with a photo editor that is simpler (if that was even possible!) and cuter. To upload a picture:...more
do I need to down load something to make Pic Monkey work for me, i haven't been able to get it ...more