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Add a Visible Watermark to Your Photos Whether you're a professional photographer or someone who wants to share your photos online, it's a good idea to add a discrete watermark that reminds those viewing your pictures who the photographer was. With the NEW Visible Watermarks feature you can easily create and add a personal watermark to all your photos, we'll show you how. What you'll need Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Photo X2 Sample Image PSPPX2_08 (download) When you complete this tutorial, you'll be able to Load a watermark graphic Place a watermark on your photo Add an emboss effect to your watermark Add a Visible Watermark to Your Photos Do you have a watermark graphic? 1. Download the PSPPX2_08 image, and save it in your My Pictures folder, we're going to use this as our watermark graphic. If you already have a graphic that you can use as a watermark, skip ahead to Step 2. You can also create your own graphic to use as a watermark. Typically, watermark graphics have a transparent background that lets you see photo below the graphic. The transparent background also allows the Visible Watermark feature's Emboss effect to work properly on the graphic. To get the best look from the Emboss effect, make sure your watermark graphic is not black or gray. Colors work best. Open the Photo You Want to Watermark 2. Choose File > Open, to open the photo you'd like to use for this tutorial. Any photo will do. You can also find and open a photo by using the Paint Shop Pro Photo Organizer at the bottom of your screen. Load Your Watermark Graphic 3. Choose Image > Watermarking > Visible Watermark. 4. In the Watermark Source area, click the Browse button. This displays a standard Open dialog. Here you can navigate to where your watermark graphic resides, select the graphic and choose Open. You'll see the graphic in the preview area. Add a Visible Watermark to Your Photos Place the watermark 5. In the Placement group box, choose a placement option: Tile — places the graphic repeatedly on top of the photo Center — places the graphic in the center of the photo Corner — places the graphic in one of the four corners; use the drop-list to choose the desired corner. Set style options for the watermark 6. In the Style group box, drag the sliders (or type a value in the numeric controls) to apply the desired look for your watermark graphic: Size — adjusts the relative size of the graphic Opacity — adjusts the translucent appearance of the graphic Emboss — applies a texture effect making the graphic appear raised from the surface of the photo. When you're ready, click OK 7. When the watermark has just the right look, click OK to add the graphic to your photo.
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