The Canvas Photo Editor is a handy little program that allows you to make basic edits to images. This is not to be confused with Canva – a graphics site geared more toward graphics for advertising.
Let’s check out how Canvas works. Start by heading to their website at
This site does sell prints. But you don’t need to purchase anything to use the photo editor.
To start, click on Choose File to upload a photo.
The edit screen will open.
Use the Zoom control at the top to zoom in and out of the image.
At the left, click on Filter.
Choose from 15 pre-set filter. Just click to apply.
Choose resize to change the dimensions of you image.
You can adjust by pixels or use percentages. You can also choose to maintain the aspect ratio.
Click the Apply button at the right to save the changes.
Your next option is to Crop.
Pull the handles to crop the picture.
Or choose from the pre-selected sizes at the top.
Your next choice is to Transform.
Use the controls to rotate or flip the image.
Tomorrow, we’ll look at even more features of Canvas.