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Deborah Stewart
10-25-2012, 03:28 PM
I have written this up a while back mainly to help people protect their collection online. Pictures can easily be used to scam others and this can make it more difficult for others to use YOUR pictures.

Of course the placement of the watermark is important and watermarks should be placed where they cannot be cropped out.


Both DIY can be downloaded here as well

http://stewartreptiles.com/Articles/Watermarking1.pdf

http://stewartreptiles.com/Articles/Watermarking2.pdf

Enjoy!

Watermarking using your name/company name

First go to http://www.faststone.org/ to Download FastStone Viewer 4.6

Launch FastStone program, click on file in the top left corner and open.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking01.jpg

Select the folder containing the pictures you wish to watermark (1&2) and click open (3).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking02.jpg

Highlight the images you wish to convert.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking03.jpg

Click right, select tools followed by batch convert.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking04.jpg

Click on browse to select the output folder.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking05.jpg

Click on create new folder.


http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking06.jpg

Name your new folder (1) and click ok (2).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking07.jpg

Check the rename box (1) and enter the name you wish to use to rename your pictures followed by ## (ex: Clown##) (2)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking08.jpg

Now click on advanced options

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking09.jpg

Select resize (1), check the resize box (2), select a new size for your pictures (3) and click ok (4).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking10.jpg

Select text (1), check the add text box (2), write your name or company name (3), click font (4), select the font of your choice and click ok (5), select the position and opacity (6) and click ok (7)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking11.jpg

Click on convert to convert/watermark your images.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking12.jpg

Deborah Stewart
10-25-2012, 03:28 PM
Your pictures are now being watermarked, click ok when finished.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking13.jpg

Double click on the folder containing your watermarked pictures.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking14.jpg

Double click on any picture of your choice to verify your work.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking15.jpg


http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking16.jpg


This DIY is also available for download here http://stewartreptiles.com/Articles/Watermarking1.pdf

Deborah Stewart
10-25-2012, 03:30 PM
Watermarking using a logo

First go to http://www.faststone.org/ to Download FastStone Viewer 4.6

Launch FastStone program, click on file in the top left corner and open.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking01.jpg

Select the folder containing the pictures you wish to watermark (1&2) and click open (3).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking02.jpg

Highlight the images you wish to convert.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking03.jpg

Click right, select tools followed by batch convert.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking04.jpg

Click on browse to select the output folder.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking05.jpg

Click on create new folder.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking06.jpg

Name your new folder (1) and click ok (2).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking07.jpg

Check the rename box (1) and enter the name you wish to use to rename your pictures followed by ## (ex: Clown##) (2)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking08.jpg

Now click on advanced options

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking09.jpg

Select resize (1), check the resize box (2), select a new size for your pictures (3) and click ok (4).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking10.jpg

Select watermark (1), check the add watermark box (2) and click ok (3)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking17.jpg

Click on to select a watermark image.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking18.jpg

Deborah Stewart
10-25-2012, 03:31 PM
Select the folder contenaing your watermark image (1&2) and click open (3)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking19.jpg

Select the image that will become your watermark (1) and click open (2).

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking20.jpg

Select the position for your image (1), select opacity (2) and click ok (3)

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking21.jpg

Click on convert to convert/watermark your images.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking12.jpg

Your pictures are now being watermarked, click ok when finished.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking13.jpg

Double click on the folder containing your watermarked pictures.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking14.jpg

Double click on any picture of your choice to verify your work.

http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking15.jpg


http://i954.photobucket.com/albums/ae26/StewartReptiles/Watermark/EasyWatermarking22.jpg


This DIY is also available for download here http://stewartreptiles.com/Articles/Watermarking2.pdf