The Photo Tools panel offers common image editing capabilities such as brightness, contrast, saturation, filters, and opacity controls. You can also crop and reposition a photo within the image well, add borders, shadows, shapes and corners. We also have controls to move a photo forward and backward between layers.
When you click on a photo on a page, the Photo Tools menu opens up in the left panel. If you close the photo tools panel, you can reopen it by clicking the "Edit Photo" tab in the left panel.
Clicking the Crop/Position Photo button opens up a menu where you can use a slider to zoom in on the desired picture. After zooming in, you may move the image within the well by clicking and dragging on the four directional arrow. Once you get the desired zoom and position, click the "Apply" button to save your adjustments.
This section allows you to apply filters and/or adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, clarity, exposure, and highlights of photos.
Click the "Filter/Adjust Photo" button to open the photo editor. You will be given two options: Filters and Adjust.
Clicking the Filters option will bring up a scrollable list of various filters that can be applied to your photo. There is also a slider that you can use to adjust the intensity of the filter.
Clicking the Adjust option will bring up various photo adjustments that can be made. These are similar to most photo editor applications.
Once you are finished making the desired adjustments, click the "Save Changes" button to save and apply your edits.
Underneath the "Filter/Adjust Photo" settings, you will see various symbols that allow you to adjust the positioning of you images.
This button allows you to move your image behind all other layers on the page
This button allows you to move your image back one layer. Each element on your page is one layer. So it's possible you may have to click this button several times before you get to the layer you want
This button allows you to move your image forward one layer. Each element on your page is one layer. So it's possible you may have to click this button several times before you get to the layer you want
This button allows you to move your image in front of all other layers on the page
This button allows you to swap your image with another image on the same page (or spread). Click on the image you want to swap with after clicking the button and they will swap places.
This button allows you to rotate the photo to the left
This button allows you to rotate the photo to the right
This button allows you to mirror your image horizontally
This button allows you to mirror your image vertically
The image coordinates tool allows you to see the exact dimensions of a specific image. You can then use these values to change the size or rotation of another image to guarantee they are the exact same size. This takes the guess work out of matching image sizes.
The Shadows tool adds a shadow effect to the edges of a photo. To activate this feature, check the “Show Shadow” checkbox as shown below.
Once the shadow has been enabled, you will have options to adjust the effect of the shadow. You can adjust the color, opacity, blur, X offset, and Y offset. If you don't like the adjustments you made, click the "Reset to Default" button to go back to stock settings. If you are happy with the shadow adjustments, you have to option to apply them to all photos on the current page or all photos in the entire section.
The border tool allows you to add/remove borders on photos. You can also adjust the border thickness and color. If you really like the border, you can choose to apply the border to all photos on the current page or all photos in the current section
Shapes allow you to change the shape of the image well to a circle, heart, star, rectangle, and many other shapes. Click on the desired shape to apply it to the selected photo. You can also choose to apply the shape to all photos on the current page or all photos in the current section.
You can choose to add corners to your photos as well. Simply click on a corner style to apply it to the selected photo.
You can use the opacity slider to adjust the transparency of an image