Here are 7 of the best iPhone photography apps for the budding professional in you. Okay, so even if you don’t want to take your skills behind the lens as seriously or think professionals would choose any other handset but an Apple device to click pictures, you’re still in the right place. For the hobbyist or more serious artist in you, here’s a collection of several tools that will bring a bit of added creativity and life to your images. The following best options from the iTunes Store haven’t been listed in any special order of preference.
That’s because we’re sure you’ll be pleased with any of these utilities which grabs your fancy. So what are you waiting on?
1 – Camera Awesome:
Staying true to its name, this application works towards ‘awesomizing’ your pictures so you can trick your friends into believing that you are an expert with the camera. For starters, this tool shoots relatively fast, while ensuring better-exposed and sharp pictures. And if images still do not turn out as you expected, the developers have thrown in certain professional effects designed by Kevin Kubota, to do the needful.
You can even share your masterpieces through social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Instagram and many more.
2 – Camera+:
The second application in our queue has recently been updated for the sixth generation Apple smartphone. It can be used by anyone who loves clicking pictures, or so the developers say, regardless of whether cameras agree with you or not. The app claims to help you unleash your hidden creativity and tags along features that let you control your shots.
The LED flash of your handset can be used as a fill light to illuminate poorly lit scenes. And with a little assistance from the built-in stabilizer, you can bid goodbye to blurry shots. Needless to say, you can make use of in-app effects and borders to enhance your images even more.
3 – 360 Panorama:
If you haven’t updated to iOS 6 as yet, the built-in panorama feature of the platform remains out of bounds for you. But that doesn’t mean you can’t click great panoramic shots using your Apple smartphone. The application in question boasts about its ability to click stunning images and then stitches them together to come up with the required effect.
The resulting images are GPS-tagged and these can easily be shared via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Moreover, you can save these images online through the app itself and view them through a desktop or a mobile browser.
4 – Color Splash:
This application seems worthy enough to be mentioned in our lineup because it brings a dramatic effect to each of your pictures. It’s an effective way to highlight a specific aspect in the frame. The intuitive tool converts your image to black and white and then allows you to choose the area that will continue to retain its color.
Besides snaps from your iDevice, you can edit pictures from social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram and more. And once the editing is done, upload them back to show off your creativity to the entire world.
5 – CameraBag:
A mixed bag that has been loaded with multiple types of cameras and effects, this fifth tool enables you to carry numerous snappers in a single application. It is inspired by snappers of the past and features effects like helga, colorcross, magazine, lolo, instant, 1974, plastic, silver mono, infrared, cinema, original and fisheye.
You can either click a new picture or edit the ones that you already have on your phone and show them off to friends through popular services that allow sharing images.
6 – SnapSpeed:
There has to be something in the next application on our roster that forces its developers to believe that you’ll keep coming back to it every day. The self-proclaimed leader in digital software of this sort, SnapSpeed lets you adjust pictures with Auto Correct.
Apart from features like Tune Image and Selective Adjust, it brings multiple borders and filters such as drama, vintage, tilt-shift, grunge and more. And if that’s not enough, you can even carry out the basic editing functions like rotating and cropping images.
7 – Camera Genius:
Our last contender claims to be capable of permitting you to capture exceptional pictures and videos using your phone. Featuring 6x digital zoom, this tool allows you to zoom in and out while recording video clips. Also, it comes with the anti-shake function to help you avoid blurry shots. Taking group pictures is facilitated through attributes like timer and sound capture, and a full screen camera button ensures that you come up with great self-portraits.
It has also been loaded with burst shooting mode and a manual to help you breeze your way through this tool. And need we mention that it lets you edit these clicked images and share them through social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Picasa and many more?
So if you have been looking for tools that let you capture your memories in style, our compilation featuring some of the best iPhone photography apps, will be more than up to the task. You won’t feel the need to carry your digital camera everywhere if you decide to install one these on your device. Also, if you happen to come across other applications that you think are as good as the ones mentioned above, do let us know.