Photos effects available for a limited time
The Auto Awesome effects below were only available for a limited time, like during the holiday season or Valentine's Day. If you don't like the effect, don't worry-- your original photos can still be found in your Google+ photos.
Even if an effect is no longer available, the photo with the effect will exist unless you delete it.
Seasonal and discontinued photo effectsFlag face paint
During special time periods, you can get a country’s flag painted on people’s faces by:
- Sharing a photo on Google+.
- Adding the hashtag "#paint" and a country name:
New Zealand: #PaintNZ, #PaintNewZealand
South Africa: #PaintSouthAfrica
Sri Lanka: #PaintSriLanka, #PaintLK
Bangladesh: #PaintBangladesh, #PaintBD
Pakistan: #PaintPakistan, #PaintPak
United Arab Emirates: #PaintUAE, #PaintUnitedArabEmirates
West Indies: #PaintWestIndies
Please note that this Auto Awesome is not a copy of your photo, it's an effect that's added to your original photo once you share it on Google+ and add the hashtag. To remove the flag face paint effect, open the photo on Google+ using a computer > click More > Revert to original.
Takes 4+ photos of the same scene and creates one photo showing the full range of movement.
What you did to get this effect: Took 4+ photos of the same scene (with something moving).
Removes moving objects, like people passing by in the background.
What you did to get this effect: Take 4+ successive photos of something with movement in the background (like passersby).
Adds floating hearts and creates an animated GIF.
What you did to get this effect: Took a photo of people kissing.
Inserts a celebrity (like David Hasselhoff).
What you did to get this effect: Took a photo of yourself or a group of people, leaving lots of extra space.
Merges photos of a group of people to show everyone at their best.
What you did to get this effect: Took 2+ successive photos of a group of people smiling.
Adds falling snow and creates an animated GIF.
What you did to get this effect: Took a photo that has snow in it.
Makes lights twinkle and creates an animated GIF.
What you did to get this effect: Took 5+ photos of lights.
Adds a fun or spooky Halloween effect.
Available in these languages:
Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.