Picmaker hosts 100 million pictures, which means there are 100 million ways for you to express yourself.

But, what if we told you that there are a few million more ways of expressing yourself?

How?

By adding customized color filters to your pictures.

Surprised? Let us dive right in to see how it works.

Step 1: Log in to your Picmaker account.

Step 2: Choose any template or go for a custom design. In the picture below, we have used a custom design. We've added a picture from our collection.

How to apply color overlays/filters over your pictures? | Picmaker

If you wish to upload a picture, you could click on 'Upload' at the bottom-left corner of your screen. If you need help uploading it, refer to this faq: How do I upload my own backgrounds or pictures?

When you've finished uploading, click on your picture to bring in onto your design canvas.

Step 3: Now, time for some magic :). Click on the picture that you've chosen. Then, click on the color scheme on the top-left. Notice how the color library opens up in the left-hand menu bar.

How to apply color overlays/filters over your pictures? | Picmaker

Step 4: Choose your color that you'd like to apply as a filter over your picture. You could either choose the existing colors or input your hexadecimal code in.

We chose a bluish color tone for our picture and this is how our design looks. Notice the color we chose.

How to apply color overlays/filters over your pictures? | Picmaker

Now let us compare these two pictures and see how they look side by side. Notice what adding a color tone can do to your pictures?

Original picture

Picture with color tone

You can do this in your own pictures too. In the screenshot below, we've added a picture from a local computer and added a color overlay on it.

Original picture

Picture with color tone

Adding a new color tone brings a new dimension to your design. Go ahead and try it out for yourself.

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