View a photo in the lightbox (Desktop only)

Click on a photo thumbnail to view that photo in the lightbox. From the lightbox view, you can:

  • tag people
  • add comments
  • +1 the photo
  • view photo details. 
If you're the owner of the photo, click the More menu above the photo to:
  • Add it to an album
  • Download the photo
  • Adjust Auto Enhance
  • Set as highlight

Disable the ability for people to download your photos using Google+:

  1. Open Google+. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Scroll down to the Photos and Videos section.
  4. Uncheck the box next to Allow viewers to download my photos.

Note: Photos that are being viewed from Google Drive may have limited functionality.