Add speech bubbles to photos

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Digital cameras are just about as common as cell phones these days (and in many cases, they are the same thing). My guess is that you have lots of digital pictures on your computer right now (pop quiz – are they backed up?). Probably lots of these pictures are of family and friends. Want to have a little fun with them? Add some speech bubbles! Or you might call them word balloons – they are the things you see in the comics that tell you what the characters are saying.

There’s a great site called Superlame ( that let’s you do exactly that. Just upload any photo that is on your hard drive now and you can add some speech bubbles to it. Then you can put it on your web page, Facebook, email, or wherever you want to use it.

Here’s an example. This photo is sort of interesting, in a “Deliverance” kind of way.

But it’s more interesting/entertaining if we know what these guys are saying or thinking:

You may have noticed – the speech bubbles can even extend outside the actual boundaries of the picture. You can also change the font, font size, whether the characters are speaking or thinking, and other options. is free but welcomes donations.

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