Share from Picasa Web Albums

If you haven't signed up for Google+

Follow the steps below to share photos from Picasa Web Albums with email invitations:

  1. In Picasa Web Albums, click into an album or photo.
  2. Click Share. If you're sharing a single photo, the recipients will not be able to view the rest of the album.
  3. Add the people (email addresses) you'd like to share with.
  4. Click Send Email.
If you've signed up for Google+

Share your photos from Picasa Web Albums to the Google+ streams of friends or circles:

  1. In Picasa Web Albums, click into an album.

    If you're viewing a single photo, the Share button only allows you to share via email. Your photo will not be shared to Google+, and the recipients will not be able to view the rest of the album.

  2. Click Share.
  3. Add a comment if you'd like to add context to your photos. This text will be posted with your photos in Google+.
  4. Add Google+ circles, individual people, or email addresses. Here's how these people will find out about your photos:
    • People that use Google+: The people you share with will be able to see the shared album in their Google+ stream. Those people you add by name will also receive an email notification. Check the box next to 'Notify people via email' to send email notification to your circles as well.
    • People that don't use Google+: These people will be invited by email to view your photos in Google+; they don't have to sign up for Google+ to do so.
  5. Click Share.

If you've signed up for Google+, but prefer to send conventional email invitations through Picasa Web Albums, click Share via email only towards the bottom of the sharing window.

The people you share with can reshare your album. For new albums, they'll also be able to see who each album is shared with.