How to Make a Photo Collage
One of the most powerful gifts a person can give is a photo.
Photos are the memories that are frozen in time and they have the power to make you relive those precious moments once again and forever. Photos can bring intense feelings, thereby bringing back the essence of the moment when the picture was taken.
You can do a lot of stuff using photos to enhance those cherish-able moments of your life. One of the ways to do that is by creating a picture collage.
A picture collage is a creative way of putting together a bunch of photos on a single board so that they tell a more complete story.
Imagine a picture collage of your kids from the time they were born to the time where they graduated, all through their teenage years, on a single board. That board will become so special to you because every day you will get to see your child grow up in front of your eyes all over again.
Similarly, if you are thinking about gifting your parents an anniversary gift then one of the most invaluable presents would be a great photo collage of their time together. You can put all the old photos of your parents from when they met to the time they got married to the present day. There are a plethora of reasons to give someone a photo collage.
But you need to put your thoughts in order to make it the best collage. And without prior experience, making a collage can be a tough task to pull off. But there is help out there.
Here we will discuss a few of the best websites and apps available that can help you create the perfect collage for your loved ones or for yourself for that matter.
Best apps to create Photo Collage
1 – Pic Collage
One of the best things about this app is that it’s completely free and is available for both Android and IOS. This app is designed especially for making collages and no other app in the market does a better job than Pic Collage. In this app, you get to choose from many available layouts.
You just need to import your photos and then choose the layout in which you want the pictures to be placed, and then finally arrange the pictures in that layout in the order you want them to appear, and you are good to go.
Apart from the various conventional features, this app gives you many advanced features like adding text, cropping the images, changing the background of the collage, and much more. There are 30-second tutorials on YouTube about how to use this app. Yes! It’s that easy.
2 – PicsArt Photo Editing Studio
This is one of the most advanced photo editing apps you can get on your phone. It has many advanced features like magic tools, double exposure etc. Collage making is one of the main features of this app and you can add as many images to your collage as you wish.
You can change the border colors and width etc. You need to pay a small amount in order to unlock all the advanced options but the free features are pretty good as well.
3 – Canva
Canva is a very famous photo editing app that is also available as a website. It provides you all the tools you need to enhance your photos and collages. You get a ton of layouts in this app that are customizable and easy to edit. You need to sign up in this app either through Google or through Facebook in order to access all its features.
4 – Pic Stitch
This is a product of Big Blue Chip and it’s designed only for making a collage. It has a huge collection of layouts and most of the layouts are available for free. With this app, you can create your own layout as well. It also has many impressive editing options apart from the border and width customization.
Best Photo Collage Websites
1 – BeFunky
It’s one of the best websites to create a collage If you are using your computer. The website is really easy to use and fast. It has tons of layouts and you can even get free stock images that are backed by Unsplash and Pixabay. You can either use the free version or the paid one. It is about $6.44/month or $4.99/month.
To create your collage, open the website and then after choosing the layout, select the photos. Rearrange them and you’re done. You can even add or delete cells from the layout.
2 – PhotoJoiner
This is a simple and straightforward website that is designed to make collages for you. It was similar to any other college making website. On the left side of the screen, you will find buttons to choose your photos and layout.
One of the downsides of this website is that it has ads on the right-hand side of the screen which may be distracting for you, but to be fair, those are just still ads without any motion.
3 – FotoJet
This is one of the most creative websites to create your college. The layout design looks very professional and to be honest, you won’t get such layouts anywhere else on the internet. You can even make your collage look 3D using its creative features. Some of the basic layouts are free on this website but some of the professional-looking layouts are paid ones. You can even add text and icons to enhance your college. It’s a very affordable website if you are going with their annual subscription.
Now you know how to make a photo collage using any of these apps or websites. Then comes the next step, which is to print it.
You should not settle for the regular paper to print this collage as it would degrade the quality of your photos. The printing needs to be done by professionals who can accentuate the quality and bring out the full emotions of your collage.
Higher Plane Impressions has years of experience in printing memorable photos and collages that will stay with you forever.
You can easily order from us to get your photos printed and you can even choose the mood of the collage. We wish that it brings you all the joy and happiness you felt in those moments!