How to Create a Photo Collage Using Canva

Want to create a photo collage that showcases your photos in a unique and fun way? Here are some tips to help you create a photo collage using Canva.

Steps

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    Choose 'Photo Collage' from the design selector menu.
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    Click the 'Layouts' tab to view a selection of ready made layouts.
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    Drag a layout that you like on to the page. You can change any aspect of the layout - the text, the colors, the images - but it’s a great starting point.
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    Search for images using the search tab. Roll your mouse over to the images to view the price. It will not cost anything until you export the image, so you can try using as many images as you like.
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    Choose the image that you like and drag it on to the page. You can see there is a watermark over the image (the criss-cross pattern). This will be removed when you publish the design.
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    Change the font by clicking on the text.
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    Change the background by clicking on the backgrounds tab. You can also search for other images and use that as the background.
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    Change the color of the text box and text by clicking on it. You can change the color by clicking on the little circle and the + icon to add colors.
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    Click ‘Link and Publish’ in the top right of your screen to export as a PNG or PDF. This is also the place where you can get a link to share on Twitter or to share with colleagues whom you want to collaborate on the design.
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    Pay for any premium image you've used. You can also buy a credit pack so you do not have to enter your details every time you use a premium image. <br
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    Enjoy your photo collage. You can also share this online by uploading directly to any website.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Canva

Article Info

Categories: Graphics