Photo Frames and Effects

How to Get Photo Frames and Effects

The photo frame is one of the best ways to decorate your favorite photos. Currently, people increasingly switch to take photos by digital cameras and smartphones. Instead to print photos, more and more people decide to save their memories in digital photos. And many people are eager to understand how to get photo frames and effects on their digital photos. Actually, if you use an appropriate tool, it is not difficult to get photo frames and effects. Therefore, in this tutorial, we will share some tools and the details about creating photo frame effects on your favorite photos.

Photo Frames and Effects

Part 1. Get photo frames with online photo editor

The online photo editors are convenient way to polish and decorate photos. And some online photo editors have the capacity related to photo frames, like Canva, Fotor, PicMonkey, and so on. They not only provide plentiful photo frames, but also allow users to create photo frames online. We use Canva as the example to tell you the basic workflow to get photo frames and effects online.

1. Go to Canva website and log in your account. If it is the first time to use this online photo editor, you can register an account.

2. Tap on the Create a design button and choose an appropriate dimension on the right panel according to your photos.

3. When the editing page opens, click on the ELEMENTS tab on the left side and then choose the Frames Scroll down to browse extensive frame effects and select your favorite one.

4. When the selected frame appears on the editing window, tap on the UPLOADS icon on left side ribbon and import a photo from local hard drive. Once the photo uploaded, click on the photo to import to the editing window.

5. Click and drag the photo until it becomes transparent. Then the frame will apply on your photo.

Finally, you can choose to download the photo with frame effect to your computer or share it to social media directly.

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Part 2. Photo frames and effects database

Besides online photo editor, there are some dedicated photo frames and effects database. These databases provide plentiful photo frames and organize photo frames and effects by category, like frames for lovers, children’s frames, Christmas frames and more. If you want to get photo frames for the photos with special subjects, you can try the frames database, like VipTALISMAN.

1. Access VipTALISMAN in your browser and choose a language on its home page.

2. Local to the left menu area and search for the photo frame according to themes. Birthday frames, for example, are in Cards and frames for the holidays.

3. Click on Birthday cards option on the submenu list to display all photo frames related to birthday.

4. Locate to right area and browse the photo frames. The information, like size, load time, print size and more, shows behind every frame. Discover and select your favorite photo frame and start editing.

5. In editing page, click on the Add photo button above the frame to upload your photo from computer. Once the photo uploaded, VipTALISMAN applies photo frame on a photo automatically. You can hit and drag the photo to adjust the position.

6. When the photo frame is done, click on the Save photo button to store the result on your computer.

The dedicated photo frames database update photo frames continuously, so you can get fresh photo frames there.


Part 3. Apply photo frames on iPhone

Some apps provide photo frames for special themes, like photo frames for lovers, birthday photo frames, Christmas photo frames and more. Others collect multiple types of photo frames. We use Framify to introduce the process of getting photo frames on iPhone.

1. Search and download Framify in App Store and install this app on your iPhone.

2. Open Framify and tap on the START button to continue. Then the photo frames will display on the screen. You can swipe downward to discover your favorite frame or go to the sub-collections, like Happy New Year, Halloween, Trending and more.

3. Touch a photo frame to go to editing screen. Tap on Gallery icon on the bottom to relocate to Camera Roll. Select the photo to apply photo frame effect. Touch the photo and adjust the position and size to fit the photo frame.

4. When getting photo frame is done, tap on the arrow icon on the top of the screen to confirm changes.

5. Finally, tap on the Share icon on the bottom and decide to share the result to social media or store it to photo gallery.

Most photo frame apps are free to charge; but users have to watch some ads to exchange the free services.


Part 4. Get photo frame effects on Android

After you take a photo with your Android phone, you might want to decorate your photos on handset immediately. If you search for photo frames in Google Play Store, you will get a long list. Flowers Photo Frames is one of such app.

1. To apply photo frames on your photos, launch Flowers Photo Frames app on home screen.

2. If it is the first time to open this app, you need to permit Flowers Photo Frames to visit your Photo Gallery. When relocate to Photo Gallery app, choose the photo to get photo frame.

3. When the photo imported to Flowers Photo Frames, you can browse and select a photo frame from the frames database.

4. Then touch your photo and adjust the location and size to fit the selected photo frame.

When you are satisfied with the result, you can save it to photo gallery or share on social media.

Flowers Photo Frames App


Based on the tutorials above, you might grasp various methods to get photo frames and effects on PCs and smartphones. We introduced the basic process to apply photo frames on a photo. You can follow the guidance to decorate your photos, no matter which photo frame applications you use. If you want to attract attentions on social media, a simple photo is apparent not enough. Moreover, photo frames are easier to apply compared to other complicated photo effects. Just go to online photo frame editor or photo frames apps and explore the potentials of your photos.