Upload and share using Picasa

If you've signed up for Google+
Picasa upload to Google+
  1. In Picasa, select the photos that you'd like to upload.
  2. Click the Share in Google+ button at the bottom of the Picasa window.
  3. Select an album or click New to create a new one.
  4. Choose an image size.
  5. Share your photos with just the right people by adding your Google+ circles, individuals in Google+ or email addresses. Anyone you've tagged in the photos you share will be included in this box. You can remove them by clicking the X next to their name. Then add any other Google+ circles, individuals in Google+ or email addresses of friends and family to share with. You can also upload photos without sharing in Google+. Just make sure the + Add more people box is empty and click Upload.
    You can still share your albums with a link. Learn more about sharing your Google+ albums with a link.
  6. Click Share.
    Google+ photo post from Picasa

A few things happen when you share your photos:

  • The people tagged will be invited to view the tagged photo and the related album. Learn more about uploading name tags to Google+.
  • People that use Google+ will see photos you share with them in their stream. People you share with who don't use Google+ will receive an email to view your photos in Google+.
  • The people you share with have permission to share your album with others. If you'd like to disable the ability for others to reshare your album on Google+, you can lock the album.
If you haven't signed up for Google+
Picasa upload to Picasa Web Albums

Here's how to share to Picasa Web Albums:

  1. In Picasa, select the photos that you'd like to upload.
  2. Click the Share button.
  3. Select an album or click New to create a new one.
  4. Choose a visibility level.
  5. Choose an upload size.
  6. Add email addresses for the people that you'd like to share with. They'll receive an invitation to view your photos in Picasa Web Albums.
  7. Click Upload.