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

https://www.thecanvasprints.co.uk/photoeditor

This site does sell prints. But you don’t need to purchase anything to use the photo editor.

canvas-page

To start, click on Choose File to upload a photo.

choose-file

The edit screen will open.

canvas-screen

Use the Zoom control at the top to zoom in and out of the image.

zoom-canvas

At the left, click on Filter.

canvas-filter

Choose from 15 pre-set filter. Just click to apply.

pre-set filers

sepia

Choose resize to change the dimensions of you image.

re-size

You can adjust by pixels or use percentages. You can also choose to maintain the aspect ratio.

adjust-size

Click the Apply button at the right to save the changes.

apply

Your next option is to Crop.

crop-canvas

Pull the handles to crop the picture.

crop-handles

Or choose from the pre-selected sizes at the top.

sizes

Your next choice is to Transform.

transform

Use the controls to rotate or flip the image.

rotate

Tomorrow, we’ll look at even more features of Canvas.