Photo collages are an interesting and fun way to display related photos on your blog (or even print as a gift!). This week’s links share information on making photo collages and optimizing your images for the web (so your blog will load faster and look great).
- Using Collages to Tell Stories and Share Memories via Pioneer Woman Photography. Jodi Friedman provides lots of examples of collages and links to several collage products and a Photoshop and Elements action that allows you to make your own web-sized template.
- Four Easy Steps to Prepare Your Photos for Web Viewing via I Heart Faces. These are the no-nonsense, full-of-screenshots-so-you-know-exactly-what-to-do instructions for saving your photos the right way for your blog or website. Easy-peasy.
- Get the Yellow Out of Your Photos via Shortpump Preppy. Do your photos all have a bit of color tinge to them? Whether it’s yellow or blue or something else, find out how to quickly fix that with Picnik.com.
- How Do I Optimize Images for the Web? via Blogging Basics 101. I explain what optimizing means, how big your picture file should be, and which extension to use (e.g., .jpg, .gif, or .png).
- 31 Days to a Better Photo via My Three Boybarians. This is the first post in a series that will continue through October. You won’t want to miss Darcy’s advice. Subscribe to her feed so you don’t miss a single day!