Amazing Photo Design in 10 minutes

Amazing Photo Design in 10 Minutes

Are you spending valuable time on photo design? I’ll walk you through amazing photo design in 10 minutes for your blog and social media.

Have you heard of the tool called Canva? I am not kidding when I say it is possible to create amazing photo design in 10 minutes. I started out with Canva as a desktop application and this past year Canva added an app for iPhone. What I create on my iPhone will also be available when I log into the desktop application. Which is perfect, because it keeps things simple.

New to Canva?

If you are new to Canva head over to www.canva.com and create an account. Another great thing, is they have a free and paid version! The free version has great features that will give you an idea of how to use the software.

With your shiny new account, it is time to start creating. Select a size or type of project that you would like to create.  If you are needing something outside of the dimensions they have predetermined, you can select your specific size with the custom dimensions. A great example of where the custom dimensions come in very handy when a website theme have a specific size for the header or the slider.

Overview of Menu

Once you have selected your template size it will open up a new tab with your project! Yay, now the fun part.

Layout: They have a number of layouts to choose from that are either free or can be purchased for a small fee.

Elements: This has different photos, grids, frames, shapes, lines and illustrations to add.

Text: Adding different text, they also have designed text boxes that you are able to customize.

Background: If you are not using a photo for the background, you could choose one of the patterned backgrounds.

Last menu bar on the left size is upload. This allows you to upload a picture from your computer.

Amazing Photo Design in 10 MinutesHere is a picture I created in less than 10 minutes. I have heard that Canva can pull you into a time warp and hours go by very quickly. Make sure to set a timer.  😉

Good Luck Goal Crusher!

Enjoy your day.

 

 

 

 

 

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