There are over hundreds of photography-related iPhone apps available in the iTunes app store and it’s quite hard to decide which app is the best. Here’s a list of carefully selected iPhone apps that will easily capture/edit your photos and share them with your friends.
Instagram lets you take quick photos or use photos that already exist in your iPhone, apply creative filters and share it with friends on Flickr, Facebook or Twitter. You can also tag your photos with location using your foursquare account.
Instagram has over 11 different custom filters you can apply to your photos.
PicPlz is similar to Instagram which allows you to quickly snap photos and share it among your online friends. In competition with Instagram, PicPlz also introduced filters to add some effect to your photos. You can view a live thumbnail preview of what your photo will look like with different filters.
With Old Photo Pro you can make your photos look old as if you captured them years ago. You can manually edit the photo or let the application do all the work.
Photoshop Express app is developed by Adobe and comes with some handful of features. You can quickly edit – adjust color, crop, straighten, rotate and flip your photos and share it with your friends.
- Basics: Crop, Straighten, Rotate, and Flip
- Color: Exposure, Saturation, Tint, Black and White, and Contrast
- Filters: Sketch, Soft Focus, and Sharpen
- Effects: Vibrant, Pop, Border, Vignette Blur, Warm Vintage, Rainbow, White Glow, and Soft Black and White
- Borders: Rectangle, Rounded, Oval, Soft Edge, Vignette, Rough Edge, Halftone, and Film Emulsion
Picture Effect Magic can transform your photos into retro photo or a picture drawn by a pencil or paints, or done in a Modern Art style by tap of a button. You can add cool filters like Vertical Quad and Subtense which you cannot find on any other app.
Camera+ shooting modes and high quality effects brings in the DSLR feeling. Camera+ has key feature like a stabilizer timer and take photos in burst mode. It has 6Ã— higher quality zoom with ability to adjust photos by flipping, rotating and cropping it.
Camera+ lets you share your photos on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and even email.
The app is available for $0.99
Magic Shutter focuses on leaving the camera shutter open and easily take long exposure and repeated exposure photos.
Here’s a video tutorial shared by Anistar App Studio
Magic Shutter costs $2.99
ToonPAINT allows you to easily create awesome looking cartoon-paintings with your photos and give them a fun animated look. The app offers the ability to change colors by double tapping on the color splat.
It costs $1.99
This app allows you to shoot an auto HDR just like the Apple built-in version, but allows you to capture 3 or more photos. Pro HDR captures images exposed for the highlights and another exposed for the shadows. It then merges the images to give you a 3- or 5-megapixel HDR image.
The app costs $1.99
Panorama is very popular feature on most digital camera. This feature allows you to take multiple photos of a horizontal landscape which are later combined together to form one picture.
Its usually very difficult to capture multiple pictures and combining them together. This iPhone app makes your life easy. It automatically combines all the pictures for your and generates the final picture.
It costs $0.99
TimeLapse is the professional choice for automating the iPhone and iPod’s camera to help create time lapse photo sequences. It is used to create HD videos on your iPhone and store full size, GPS tagged, photos in the photo library for later downloading.
TimeLapse is available for $1.99
Here’s a example Time Lapse video