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Sams Teach Yourself Flickr in 10 Minutes by Steve Holzner

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Lesson 6. Editing Your Photos

Flickr is more than just a pretty face—it also offers some real functionality when it comes to editing your photos.

Actually, this part of Flickr isn’t really Flickr at all; it’s a program called Picnik, which Flickr users can use for free, thanks to the Picnik people. You can also upgrade to Picnik Premium, which offers you a lot more power.

This lesson takes a look at what’s available to Flickr users when it comes to editing your photos.

Welcome to Picnik

You can perform all kinds of operations and fixes on your photos using Picnik, such as the following:

• Auto-fix (performs some fixes that improve photo quality)

• Rotate photos

• Crop photos

• Resize photos

• Fix exposure

• Edit colors

• Sharpen ...

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