How Do I Edit an Existing Photo in Canva?

Editing an existing photo in Canva can be a great way to take your visual media to the next level. With its easy-to-use features, you can quickly and easily enhance photos for a professional look.

To edit an existing photo in Canva, first open the Canva website and sign into your account. Then, click on the ‘Create a design’ button to open the editor.

Once you are in the Canva editor, select the ‘Photos’ tab at the top of the page. From there, you can choose from a wide selection of free stock images or upload one of your own photos.

When you have found an image you would like to use, click on it and it will appear on your canvas.

Next, click on the ‘Edit’ button at the top right corner of your canvas. This will open up a range of options for editing your photo including brightness and contrast adjustments, cropping, and adding filters or effects.

You can also add text, shapes or frames to further customize your image. To do this, simply select one of these tools from the menu on the left side of your canvas and drag it onto your image.

Finally, when you are happy with your edits click on the ‘Download’ button at the top right corner of your canvas to save your image in either JPEG or PNG format.


Canva is an incredibly useful tool for editing existing photos quickly and easily. With its simple controls and range of features, anyone can create professional-looking images in no time!