Simple C# code to Add Watermark an Image

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Drawing.Drawing2D;

public class Watermark

//this fuction takes an Image and String for watermarking as argument
//and returns an Image with watermark

public Bitmap WaterMarkToImage(string ImagePath, string watermark)
Bitmap bmp;
bmp = new Bitmap(ImagePath);

Graphics graphicsObject;
int x, y;
//create graphics object from bitmap
graphicsObject = Graphics.FromImage(bmp);
catch (Exception e)

Bitmap bmpNew = new Bitmap(bmp.Width, bmp.Height);
graphicsObject = Graphics.FromImage(bmpNew);

graphicsObject.DrawImage(bmp, new Rectangle(0, 0, bmpNew.Width, bmpNew.Height), 0, 0, bmp.Width, bmp.Height, GraphicsUnit.Pixel);

bmp = bmpNew;

int startsize = (bmp.Width / watermark.Length);//get the font size with respect to length of the string

//x and y cordinates to draw a string
x = 0;
y = bmp.Height / 2;

//System.Drawing.StringFormat drawFormat = new System.Drawing.StringFormat(StringFormatFlags.DirectionVertical); -> draws a vertical string for watermark

System.Drawing.StringFormat drawFormat = new System.Drawing.StringFormat(StringFormatFlags.NoWrap);

//drawing string on Image
graphicsObject.DrawString(watermark, new Font("Verdana", startsize, FontStyle.Bold), new SolidBrush(Color.FromArgb(60, 255, 255, 255)), x, y, drawFormat);

//return a water marked image
return (bmp);


Invoking the Above method in a Button Click in

Watermark wM = new Watermark();
System.Drawing.Bitmap bmp = wM.WaterMarkToImage("c:/c.jpg", "");
Image1.ImageUrl = "c:/c1.jpg";


Author: vijaya15 Mar 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

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