Edit photos after upload

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You can! Our built-in image editor allows you to title, caption, keyword, watermark, apply color effects, crop, rotate, and geotag your photos in one, convenient place.

We've also integrated PicMonkey's editor for more advanced photo editing after upload. Use PicMonkey for resizing, portrait retouching, color toning, and more.

Edit with SmugMug's tools

To edit an image with SmugMug's built-in editing tools, select it and click the wrench icon in gallery or lightbox view to open the image tools menu. Then select Open in Editor.

You can also edit several images at once. Just go to your Organizer and select the images you want to edit (or click “Select All” in the upper right to edit all photos), then click the wrench icon at the top. Selecting any of the image tools will launch that specific tool.
 

Note: Once you make an edit that applies to your selected images, you won’t be able to select or deselect any additional photos until you save or cancel your existing changes.

You can also only apply one effect at a time, and each edit will be processed in the background until complete. If you try to make additional edits to a photo that’s being processed, you may see an error message. Simply wait a bit until you see your first edit show up in your gallery, then you can choose to edit that photo again.

But go wild with titles, captions, keywords, and location data. Background processing won’t slow those tools down.

Title, Caption, and Keyword
The Title and Caption submenu allows you to easily add titles to your individual photos and add captions in bulk. See what images have different keywords, add keywords to multiple images, remove numeric keywords, and more in the Keywords submenu.

Watermark
Keep your photos safe and credited with the Watermark feature. This option is only available for our Portfolio and Business users, so you won’t see this in your image editor options if you have a Basic or Power account.

Color Effects
Apply color-correction, sepia tones, black-and-white filters, and more to your photos after upload.

Crop
Not as fond of your crop after upload? Adjust it on your site!

Rotate
Turn that portrait photo into landscape orientation, reflect it, or turn it upside down if you like. Rotate in 90º increments in either direction.

Location Data
Document your travels and tell everyone where you’ve been by adding geo coordinates to specific photos.

Once you’ve finished editing your photos, click Save to apply your edits.

Want to start over? Click Close or Cancel to leave the editing menu without applying any of your changes.

Edit with PicMonkey

To edit using our integration with PicMonkey's tools (free!), you'll start in the same place as above: selecting the image(s) you want to edit from your Gallery or Organizer then clicking the wrench icon. But this time, you'll select Develop with PicMonkey from the menu.

This will launch the PicMonkey editor inside your SmugMug site.

Click the icons on the left (crop, magic wand, lipstick, etc.) to open specific magic-making tools, like resizing, color toning, portrait retouching, and more.

Want to know more about PicMonkey's tools? Check out their help center for all the details.

Once you've finished editing your photo, don't forget to Save your changes! Your edited photo will eventually update within your SmugMug gallery.

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