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Top 10 Best iPhone Photography Apps

Apple’s iPhone 4 has been dominating Flickr for a while now. Indeed, this signifies that the device is used by millions to take photographs with. So, in light of this, we’ve made a list of the top 10 best iPhone photography apps.

10. Camera Zoom 2

Camera Zoom 2 allows users to zoom in and out upon taking images in real-time via a simple slider feature. Other notable features include:

  • Tap anywhere to take pictures
  • Anti-shake
  • 1~30 seconds timer
  • Up to 5x digital zoom
  • Tap to focus
  • Double-tap to expose
  • Auto-adjusts photo to best quality
  • Camera roll preview

9. Perfect Photo

Perfect Photo is… well, perfect for beginners who want to take pictures via simplistic interface. Other features for this application include:

  • 28 editing tools & effects to improve one’s pictures
  • RED EYE removal and SPOT healing tools
  • Retina support
  • Save pictures to a designated Photo Album
  • Share pictures via Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, Tumblr and E-mail
  • Print Pictures directly from Perfect Photo

8. CameraBag

CameraBag will let users enhance their photos using several classic camera and film simulations. Some of the camera styles include are:
  • Helga – Square-format toy camera with washed-out highlights and old-school vignetting
  • Colorcross – Hazy, chemical color-swapping straight from the darkroom
  • Instant – No need to shake this instant-developing film
  • Magazine – Rich tones for glossy pages
  • 1974 – Your father’s camera: faded, tinted, and hip
  • Lolo – Shoot from the hip and take life as it comes with vibrant, colorful shots

7. PhotoForge

PhotoForge is a photographer’s dream application. It allows users to enhance their images via powerful tools. Additionally, PhotoForge lets users manipulate images, retouching them, effects, and color correction, a painter’s tool and much more. If you’re looking to create original artwork, or just editing photos on your iPhone, then you can’t beat PhotoForge’s quality. Its key features include:
  • Load photos from your camera and your photo albums
  • Start painting from a blank canvas
  • Edit in portrait or landscape mode
  • Hide the toolbars in full screen mode
  • Resume previous sessions if interrupted
  • Unlimited undo and redo options allow you to revert your editing mistakes
  • Users can also save to 4 different output sizes; 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, 1600×1200

6. MonoPhix

This photography application for the iPhone gives vintage black & white package that gives users the opportunity to have ultimate control over the intensity within images. Some of its notable features include:

  • Intuitive wooden interface
  • Direct preview of your changes
  • Two sliders allowing you to set the intensity of dark and light tones separately
  • Users can custom color your monochrome picture to any desire color

5. Photogene

This app is all about editing your photos stored on the iPhone, whilst maintaining an enjoyable way to do it. Features of Photogene include:
  • Crop and straighten
  • Sharpen
  • Full set of color adjustments (including levels)
  • Correct underexposed photos and add a spark to washed-out ones
  • Apply one of our artistic filters such as sepia or posterize
  • Add text bubbles of different styles, colors and fonts
  • Add frames in various shapes and colors, including shadows and glows

4. Camera Plus

Camera Plus is primarily for users who, upon take images, want to edit it on the fly. This app grants jut that, with its notable features including:
  • Automatic saving of your photos and videos for uninterrupted capture
  • Best digital camera zoom in real-time up to 5x on your iPhone 4
  • Use of the dual cameras for both photos and videos
  • Makes use of the flash on your iPhone 4 to take better quality pictures
  • Anti-Shake

3. Photo FX

Photo FX features a slew of editing options, including 76 filters which contains 878 presets, that are then organized into 8 different filter groups. Other features are:

  • Choose from 76 filters organized into 8 different filter groups
  • Select from a total of 878 presets
  • Try one of the 62 different color or black and white film looks
  • Add realistic diffusion to photos using a library of 50 interesting textures
  • Create natural lighting effects using 117 different patterns
  • Choose from 27 grain presets to simulate popular motion picture film stocks

2. Comic Touch

Not in the mood to edit photos in a serious manner; rather, looking for an app which does the exact opposite? Comic Touch allows users to, for example, add balloons to give your photos a bit of creativity. Other features include:
  • Add captions to describe the scene or give the photo a title
  • Use the PhotoBooth-style warping effects to add some fun
  • Turn people into caricatures of themselves or give them bizarre expressions

1. Adobe Photoshop Express

When it comes to Adobe, ultimately the company delivers quality. On the PC, they give users quality image editing and photography programs in the form of Adobe Photoshop and they’ve managed to create a polished port onto the iPhone. Some of its notable features are:

  • Crop, Straighten, Rotate, and Flip
  • Exposure, Saturation, Tint, Black and White, and Contrast
  • Effects include vibrant, Pop, Border, Vignette Blur, Warm Vintage, Rainbow, White Glow, and Soft Black and White
  • Filters include Sketch, Soft Focus, and Sharpen

3 thoughts on “Top 10 Best iPhone Photography Apps

  1. Those are some great choices! Over my travels in the app store I discovered an app called bits. Bits allows you to add filters, frames, text and drawings to your pictures. You can then easily share them through social media, email or text message.

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