Family Photo Collage

Free Photo Collage Maker

Easy to create and customize

Beautifully designed templates

Millions of stock photos and illustrations

Easily download or share

With Canva’s free online collage maker, creating a masterpiece of memories is as simple as a few clicks. Create beautifully designed collages by dropping your images into our designer-made templates and instantly downloading them onto any device.

How to make a photo collage - Canva

Craft visual stories through a photo collage

If a picture says a thousand words, a photo collage tells an entire story.

Whether it’s a Thank You Card for your family and friends, or an Instagram Post marketing your latest product, we’ve got thousands of print and digital photo collage templates to suit every occasion.

From fun and festive to corporate and minimalist designs, we’ve created thousands of beautiful templates that are flexible and completely customizable. Choose the colors, layout, and font that best suits your needs.

Forget rigid templates, Canva’s collage maker allows you to freely add as many images as you like, create backgrounds and move every element around until you’re happy with the end result. Your design, your way.

How to make a photo collage

Create a photo collage

No need to log in or sign up for a new account—simply open Canva or launch the app. Search for “Photo Collage” to start designing.

Find a beautifully crafted photo collage template for the right occasion. Choose from various themes, colors and styles then click to start customizing.

Even if you start with a template, you can still get creative by playing around with various font combinations and color schemes. Upload your own photos and experiment with various frames and grids to arrange them.

Enhance your collage by searching for more ingredients like stock images, illustrations, vectors and stickers. Then, crop, blur, add a filter, straighten and flip your photos using the photo effects feature.

You can save your photo collage as a PNG or JPG, and share it directly on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media platforms. Go ahead and print your designs to hang on your wall at home.

Create a photo collage

Enhance your images for free

Give your images an instant boost with our built-in photo editor(opens in a new tab or window).

Forget complicated photo editing software. With Canva, you can upload your images and instantly add beautiful filters with one click—no editing experience required.

Increase the saturation, balance the contrast, change the photo background(opens in a new tab or window), and turn your once-colorful image into a sleek black-and-white(opens in a new tab or window) photo through easy-to-use sliders. For more depth and definition, add shadows or use the Auto Focus feature.

Create instant mockups with the Mockups(opens in a new tab or window) tool. If you’re on Canva Pro, use the background remover(opens in a new tab or window) tool to quickly erase or replace the backdrop.

No time to tinker with tools? Simply click Auto Enhance(opens in a new tab or window), move the slider, and watch your photos come to life. Take your images one step further by choosing a photo effect or applying a photo filter. Add nostalgic charm to your photos with a vintage filter(opens in a new tab or window).

With Canva’s photo editor, you’ll perfect each image on each collage within minutes.

Access millions of stock photos and illustrations

Creating a photo collage doesn’t need to be a costly or time-consuming process. Canva’s image library has millions of fresh and modern images and illustrations to choose from.

The best part? Many of these images are free, and premium images are extremely affordable.

Simply search for the type of images you are after, and drag them straight into your design.

Upgrade your picture collage with special effects

Canva’s photo collage maker does so much more than just place your images next to one another.

You have access to various tools to take your collage to new heights (no design skills necessary!).

Give your images extra personality by placing borders(opens in a new tab or window), rotating images, playing with fonts and colors, overlaying images(opens in a new tab or window), and adding illustrations to your template. Put frames(opens in a new tab or window), adjust the tint, intensify shadows, or blur(opens in a new tab or window) the images out. Make them warm, make them vibrant, or make them fade.

All of these and more with our free online collage maker.

Collaborate in real-time

Not only is collaboration fun, but it can also help keep your creative juices flowing. With Canva’s collage maker, you can collaborate on your photo collage in real-time with friends, family, and colleagues on any device, from anywhere in the world. Play with the placement of images, change colors, leave comments and suggestions, and create together with ease.

Publish for print or web

Once you’re happy with your photo collage, click the Download button to export it as a PNG(opens in a new tab or window) or JPEG(opens in a new tab or window) file. If you want to print your photo collage, save it as a PDF.

If you want to share your design on social media or a website, PNG files are great for the web.

Download the Canva app to build collages anytime, anywhere. Stuck in traffic? Queue’s taking too long? The Canva app will keep you productive.


To print collage photos, select a template in your editor, choose a framing style, adjust your background, upload and rearrange your photos and add text where you want it. Then load a high-quality paper into your printer and hit print, or order professional prints to be delivered.

While making your collage in your editor, you can add text boxes wherever you like to create headlines, labels or longer blocks of text. Most programs allow you to add text and choose your font style and colors. You can even save your work and go back later to make changes.

Place all photos in your editor before you decide on each photo’s placement. That way you can see all of the photos together in one place, and visualize how best to arrange them. Then drag the photos around your background to see how they look when organized.

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