Tutorial: Photo Editing for Cool Newbies

Hey you! Don’t just lean against the wall with that “I’m fine…really!” look on your face. Come join the party! We are editing our crumbuns off: experimenting, playing, and punching out some hecka beautiful images. Here’s the skinny on how to dive into our photo editor while holding your drink level and looking kewl.


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Hover over the “Edit” button at the top of the home page, and photo storage places appear beneath it (your computer’s hard drive or a Dropbox, Facebook, or Flickr account). Click one to select your photo. Your photo will open in the PicMonkey Editor. Alternatively, some browsers will allow you to dra-a-a-g your photo into the Editor; just start dragging the photo and you’ll see a square launch target to drop the photo into when your mouse crosses state lines into PicMonkey territory.

If you’d rather play with a sample photo, we’ve got a few to the right of your photo storage options, after you’ve hovered over the “Edit” button. Click one and it will open in the Editor.

From this point, the world’s your oyster—explore, you Magellan! Or you can keep following our docent tour, here…


PicMonkey launches the Editor with the Basic Edits tab open. If you launched the Editor by clicking somewhere else on the home page, click the Basic Edits tab (the topmost icon in the far left column). Click the “Auto Adjust” button to see what PicMonkey thinks is your photo’s best exposure, color, and clarity. Sometimes the Monkey’s right, sometimes not.

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Click Crop. If you want your photo to maintain its aspect ratio (proportions), click “Scale photo” before you start. Click and drag the corner circles to crop it, and click “Apply” when you like what you’ve done.


screen shot showing undo button in the top toolbar

Notice the toolbar that floats directly above your photo. Your best friend is the Undo button, the curvy arrow icon that points to the left. This is how you undo any action or any effect once it’s been applied. For example, if you didn’t like what “Auto Adjust” did to your photo, click Undo.


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If there’s a person in your photo, you can experiment with our Touch Up tools to bring out the best in his or her facial features. Go to the Touch Up tab by clicking the lipstick icon . (You can also get to Touch Up directly from “Touch Up” button atop the home page). Some all-time favorite free ones are Blemish Fix, Blush Boost, and Weight Loss. You can experiment with the Royale Touch Up effects even if you’re not a Royale member; you just can’t fully apply them to the photo. Favorite Royale Touch Up effects are Wrinkle Remover, Mascara, Eye Brighten, and Air Brush. Our photo subject got Barbie-perfect skin today, with Wrinkle Remover. We put some great samples of photos that we retouched, in our Touch Up board on Pinterest!


Click the Effects tab (the magic wand icon in the far left column). These effects are made of awesome, and they can dramatically change the mood of your photo in one click. The efffects group called Tried and True are huge among PicMonkeyers. We used Dusk to create a warm vignette around our wistful lady. Go to our Pinterest Effects board for a quick look at before-and-after pics of many of our effects.

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Time to have some fun with photo overlays. Click the Overlays tab (the butterfly icon in the far left column). Scroll down the menu to the People Toppers effects group. Click Facial Hair and observe the instant manliness. We’ve decided Mrs. Wistful needs a mustache. The corner circles help you size the overlay, and the top circle helps rotate the image to just the right angle.


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Now it’s time to frame zis verk of art. Click the Frame tab (the square icon near the bottom of the far left column). The first four frames are the easiest to work with because they maintain your photo’s original aspect ratio. Try Polaroid Frame. Notice that it may crop your photo to a square. Click “Transparent Background,” which makes the frame look super realistic.


Save your photo using the Save button in the top toolbar. You can click Share in the same toolbar to share it on your own PicMonkey share page in Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest or Email.

Next time you set out for adventure, you can explore the Themes tab (the bottom icon in the far left column). The Halloween themes — Vampires, Zombies, Day of the Dead, and Witches — have tons of Quick Tips laid right into the editing experience. It’s like going to the PicMonkey Graduate School of Photo Crazification.  

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    • http://PicMonkey.com PicMonkey

      thanks for stopping by, Peggy!

      • Patricia Gettys

        I’m still FRUSTRATED! New here but I was doing ok, with a few technical problems but now I am UNABLE TO EDIT TEXT, my customer wants a few changes and I can’t DO them. I am paying for the service and it’s not working. I have Chrome, I have Flash, I’ve restarted, so what is the problem, PLEASE!

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    • Carole

      OK, I get it. Have done more reading, and realised that cloning is only available under the Royale version – of course!

      • Kathie

        With the Royal being only like $30 for a year it’s a great value for such great & easy to use editing tools!

  • Carole

    I have finally taken the plunge and tried it out for myself, but I’m stuck.
    I have cloned part of the photo, but am unable to save it. I am using the free software, and the only options that come up for me are to upgrade, discard or cancel. What am I doing wrong?

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    I want to draw a straight line – how can I do that? Thanksl

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      Well, if you don’t mind it being imperfect you can use “Draw” in the Effects tab.

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        Hang on, Ileane, got a better solution for you! Use “Draw” (in the Effects tab), but hold down the Shift key while you’re dragging to draw a line, and it’ll make a perfectly straight one! It’s a bit finicky for vertical lines, but you can do it. Hope this helps!

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      • http://PicMonkey.com PicMonkey

        If you want to paste an entire image across the full width of another image (and blend them, we assume), use “Add your own” in the Textures tab. If you want to place an image that doesn’t fully consume the width of the photo you’re putting it over (and you want to be able to play with the size) use “Add your own” in the Overlays tab.

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      Not like Halloween, but we’ll do some new stuff for ya. Thx for stopping by.

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      Hi there. If you want to download a photo you just edited, you click “Save” in the top toolbar. Is that what you were asking about?

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    Hi, I love using Pic Monkey so very much. The effects are just amazing. But recently, I haven’t been able to do much editing on my photos because most of them require upgrading. I don’t want to upgrade. So what should I do?

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    When you do a focal point, how do you adjust instead of circle, and change it to different size?

  • Dawn

    Joanne- did you ever receive a response? I also don’t want to upgrade, let me know if you found out a solution without having to upgrade. Dawn

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      Jenn! The way you upload photos is “edit a photo” button that is to the right of the orange monkey logo. Also you can go to http://help.picmonkey.com/ for more tips. (see the “let us know” link at the bottom of the page)

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    • http://PicMonkey.com PicMonkey

      Sorry, but Flash is currently what is required to run it. Stay tuned for mobile options down the road, but for now, you do can’t run it on your iOS tablet.

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    I am not able to go back into my subway art and edit/manipulate any of the words/phrases I have previously saved. Is this option only available with a membership?

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      Hi Lynda. Not sure what you mean by “go back into” a photo you’ve edit. Would you shoot us a note here


      and tell us more about the problem?

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    Hi Lovely Times. Best bet is “Clone,” which is a Royale effect. If you’re not a Royale member, try opening the photo as a texture on top of itself. Then use the paintbrush to erase out the parts you don’t want, and adjust the fade. It won’t completely erase it, but it could do a decent job. You could also try Blemish Fix in the Touch Up tab.

  • amanda

    I am new and for some reason I can not get certain jpeg files to open…Any suggestions?
    These are photo’s that I have scanned in.

  • Andrea

    How would I use Picmonkey to enhance eyes…alot of professional pics I have seen enhance the subjects eyes to where they are extremely blue, or whatever the eye color is, and so clear, Do you have options for this?

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      Have you tried “Eye Brighten” in the Touch Up tab? It’s awesome. Click on the eyes after you’ve adjusted the brush size just right. And then be sure to play with the “Lighten” slider and the “Fade” slider to get it just right.

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  • Jennifer

    how do I change everything to black and white except blue eyes? I can do one eye but can’t figure out how to do the other one using the B&W focal tool.

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      Hi Jennifer. That’s easy! Use the Black and White effect, instead; the one that’s closer to the top of the effects menu (the one with the chinese lanterns in the button image). After you’ve clicked the effect and your image is ALL black and white, click the paintbrush icon in the lower right corner of the effect interface. A paintbrush palette will open. Make sure that “Original” is selected (in blue) in the bar atop the palette, and adjust the brush size before you start painting the black and white *out* of the areas where you don’t want it; in this case, the eyes. Works like a dweeeeaam, I tell you.

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      Red Eye works a bit differently now, but we hope you’ll agree better now. Instead of a single click on the eye, you click and drag a box over the pupil that needs fixing. If you’re still feelling like something’s wrong, contact us at http://help.picmonkey.com/customer/portal/emails/new and tell us what you’re seeing.

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    Can anyone please direct me to a link that explains “how to” show a reflection in the water of say a moon rising over it? I’m new and need some direction.
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      Hi Babs. Go to the Themes tab (bottom icon on the far left), click Vampires, click “Moons” and choose one of the moon overlays. Place one over your photo, in the sky, and one over the water. Adjust the “Fade” slider so that the moon in the water looks more transparent. That should do it!

  • SpogyMogy

    I didn’t mind being imperfect and so using the draw tool from the effects, I drew a face. Thing is, I put it in a weird position and it’s taking up a lot of space. So I want to delete my drawing or erase it, but I’m not able to do it. What do I do to take it off?

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    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey

      HI Stephen. This is a tall order. We think the answer would involve cropping your image so that the height is where you want it to be, knowing that you’ll need to add more width. Save it. Then, create a one-cell collage that has the right 4 x 3 dimensions and has no picture in the cell; just a white background. Save it. Open the white cell image in the Editor. Click the overlays tab. Click “your own” to layer the photo on top of the white image. Now you have a photo with the height you want, and an extra chunk of width on the side (that’s just white).

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      • Lisa

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    is there something you can do to change a background. like make it black or make it a diff colour or make it an effect background etc. thanks.

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      At this time the background colors are static. We chose to go with a darker background in the hopes that it makes it easier for you to focus on the image you’re editing.

      • Lee

        So how do I get that background?

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    How do I order the pictures that I edit?

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    I love this programme and have used it on Safari for a few year along with a number of other pages I belong to. Now I can’t access it on my browser :( Pic Monkey doesn’t support that. I do have Google Chrone but it means opening it separately. I’m disappointed in that change – otherwise it is a wonderful programme for editing.

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  • Cheri

    How can I stretch a photo and make a person look thinner without distorting the entire area? I tried the weight button already. So if I wanted to make a torso look longer or legs longer? Or take a muffin top out of a pic I am editing. Just started learning. Royal. Thank you!!!

  • Gail

    I am having trouble bringing photo’s up from iPhoto it just keeps saying “oops”, do they have to be a particular format?

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  • Martina

    hey guys
    can you please do a mobile app, i love pic monkey but i do use my phone more than the computer. However it is an amazing editor and i LOVE IT ♥♥.

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    i love it

  • Hannah

    Can someone tell me how to print my picture after I have completed the editing? I am using a pc.

    • feathers2012

      once you save your photo in a folder on your computer, you can print from there, or you can print right from this site…today, nothing is working though..I think the site has a major clinch in it right now..

  • http://www.zhibit.org/marystgeorge Mary St.George

    I am a very frustrated newcome to this program. I am an artist and have managed to put 2 overlays on a photo and erase parts I don’t want. I saved on the desktop but every time I try to work on it again it will not activate. Is there some simple reason for this? Any help would really be appreciated. Thanks, Mary

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  • Ashley

    Someone help??? When I click SAVE it just pops up with a blank page and a monkey in the upper left hand corner and the picture is then gone…I have to start all over again to get the same result?? I just paid the $30 year membership but cant save any photos!! HELP!!

  • Jane

    This really helps not only me but others. Thanks!

  • feathers2012

    is it just me?? this program is not working!!! I pay for Royal and I can’t get into this program to edit anything!! what is going on?? Please help me…let me know if its the site or me please..I’m very frustrated right now.. I need to edit photos!

    • Tammy

      Why can I not log in??????

  • eliran

    how do you save

  • Denise

    When i save a collage i guess i am saving it as a square how do i save where it will fit on a 8X10 ?

    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey

      Hi Denise! You can change the size of your collage in the dimensions toolbar, located underneath the collage. You need 300 pixels per inch. So for an 8 x 10″ print, you need 2400 x 3000 pixels. To unlock the proportions, click the padlock icon so it appears grey, not blue. Then enter in your new pixel dimensions.

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    this is very helpful! Thanks!

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  • jamespauldaguro

    wow it’s so very helpfull

  • http://Picmonkey Cassie

    I have been using Picmonkey for a long time and a Royale member for the last year. I LOVE IT!! I have bought and used every other editing program around. My only question is if their is a way to select several photos at once and apply the same edit to all of them? I am a professional photographer and I have tons and tons of photos to edit, this would help me save time on some of my more basic simple edits to be able to do them all at once?

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    I really like this ^.^ Thanks Peggy :3

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  • vicki

    I am having difficulties uploading more than one picture at one time to complete a collage. I would love some instruction on how to complete this task. Thanks so much!

    • PicMonkey2

      You can select several photos at once (using Command-click on Mac or Control-click on Windows) and the whole group will drop into Collage’s image tray instantly.

      • vicki

        continue to have difficulties. I have done this in the past and it worked. It has not worked for me (Control-click for Windows) or highlighting more than one file to upload. I was wondering if I had a setting to change, etc.

    • vicki

      I continue to have difficulties. I have done this in the past and it worked. It has not worked for me (Control-click for Windows) or highlighting more than one file to upload. I was wondering if I had a setting to change, etc.

  • Mary R

    HOW DO YOU CORRECT A PHOTO THAT HAS BEEN OVER EXPOSED? I have a graduation photo in front of a white tree and we all look like ghost… Yikes please help? THANKS!

  • Lucy

    Guys if you cant save your edits then just get a quick screen capture thing like lightshot or gyazo that allows you to select specific pieces of your screen. Thats what I do and yeah. Btw I’m not advertising it’s just a suggestion :)

  • Dania Aslam

    I can’t seem to upload a picture onto picmonkey, it never gives me an option of ‘upload photo’ or anything like that. It used to be there previously but not anymore, what do i do? :(

  • ChristiK

    How do I download the free version of this to see if I like it before buying the annual?

  • Yanna

    How can I upload photos to the editor? There isnt anything beneath it and I cant drag the photo. What will I do??

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    how do I get to be able to sign in as a new member?

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  • Tara Pace

    Can you save your final products to your desktop? And is there a way to have the actual finished photos printed?

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    How do you add text to the photos?

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  • Confused

    I keep clicking on edit and edit a photo but it takes me from the home page where it tells me to up grade and the page that tells me what I can do in edit. How do I actually edit a photo?

    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey


      You can email info@picmonkey.com with a description of what’s happening and we’ll try to help you out.

  • Giraldi

    Who writes these instruction manuals? I love their witty, airy humor. I could read for hours. Not because I want to learn anything…just because the tone is so amazing. You, my dear sir or madam are to words what picmonkey is to pics.

    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey

      Thanks, Giraldi. ^____^

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    Wow! That’s really nice article bor beginners indeed! I often wonder why still many people use Adobe Photoshop, as they can easily use PicMonkey for their photo editing purposes. I really like this tool and that’s why using this for last 3 years.

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    thanks PicMonkey >.<

  • nancy portscheller

    I need to teach some children the basics of photo editing. I don’t want them to be online. Can I use picmonkey without being online?

    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey

      Sorry, Nancy. PicMonkey is an online tool only.

  • Grace

    I love this!!! Is there an app for Iphones or Androids?

    • http://www.picmonkey.com PicMonkey

      Not yet!

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    Woo its really awesome, what a trick. I personally like adobe Photoshop but now want to use that method. I really surprised. Waiting for more post like that.

  • Courtney Fahey

    This is not working. Why? every time i hover over something nothing happens :(

  • Alicia

    I have fallen in love with picmonkey. I just upgraded for $33 for the year. It will be worth it in the end. I have a 3 month old (and two older boys 7 & 4). I am able to save a favorite picture with how old the kids are and add fun decorations. Great for scrapbooking and adding to calendars that I do yearly for my families.

  • sara

    How do you add a picture to something after you have the background and some text in? I’ve tried a few things but it doesn’t seem to work. Thanks in advance!

  • sonia ingle

    How can if place a picture onto a wall and place that picture into another picture.

  • Cathy Daugherty

    How can I take a shadow off of a face. My friend was sitting in a swing and you can see the chain in his face..Please help!