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Hey everyone

I have a large photo collection which i regulary use on a rotational basis on my website.

The thing is i would like to have "JEMDNA Photography" put onto the image in a font/size of my choice in the right hand corner (small) of the image.

Now i know i could copy and paste the text into each photo but as my image library is already 350+ and going up regulary, this could be a time consuming task.

What i would like is a way to utilise automator to do this task for me.. something like

-> Select Folder with orignal images

-> Paste text ontop of image

-> Output edited version to a DIFFERENT folder

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Assuming you have Photoshop, I'd look for a PS action/script that will handle this for you.

Read this tutorial. It's very advanced and very confusing, but it's a great tutorial.

I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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Thanks surfwax

I had a read through and found it ok but seems a little complicated for something simple.

However much i hate my windoze box, i have found software (freeware) which does the whole batch resize thing (like iPhoto) but also had the ability to add a watermark

"Visualizer Photo Resize"

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This should be exactly what you need:

http://www.yellowmug.com/easybatchphoto/
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A Google search eventually lead me to PicMark.
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