Smartphone technology has been a real game-changer for amateur and professional photographers alike. From applying filters to snapshots to editing landscape photos you can play around with lighting, composition, and special effects all on your phone. Make your photos stand out from the crowd by downloading these handy apps.
1. SnappyCam Pro
If your finger can’t move quickly enough to grab that special moment, SnappyCam Pro steps in to help. This app is available for iOS devices, allowing users to take a burst of photos with the touch of a button. By capturing as many as 60 photos per second, you can sift through the results to pick and choose the perfect shot. Images can then be exported or transformed into GIFs.
2. ProCamera 7
The ProCamera 7 app is useful for amateurs and professional photographers alike, zooming in on photos in full resolution and offering 76 separate effects and filters. You can adjust your shutter speed or take a burst of photos to get a better shot even at night or in fast-paced surroundings.
Edit photos of yourself or your friends with FaceTune, an editing app that allows you to do away with blemishes or wrinkles. You can even edit facial features, switch your hair or eye colour, and make your smile just a little bit wider.
4. Aviary Photo Editor
Aviary offers a free photo editing app for iOS and Android devices. It includes a range of filters and special effects, along with tools to help you adjust lighting, composition, and shutter speed for an artier shot.
No list of photography apps would be complete without Instagram, which is useful for its array of filters as well as its vast social network. Sharing your work with other photographers can help you get feedback and improve your technique.
6. Spark Camera
Do you want to take your photos to the next level? Take your time with the Spark Camera app, which lets you take a few shots at a time and keep building on your photos to create a montage video. Add some music from your iTunes library to complete the project.
Choose from a range of pre-set features in this app, including different textures, frames, and filters. There’s a high level of precision available in this range of tools which allows you to tweak your photos to your heart’s content.
8. Photoshop Express
Are you more interested in wildlife photography or travel photography? You can learn more about the different pathways for a photography career at this article from NowLearning, but no matter which path you choose you’ll need to learn the ins and outs of Photoshop. Photoshop Express is a professional-grade app that’s available free of charge for iOS and Android devices, with no shortage of filters and tools to choose from.
Choose from different borders, filters, and special effects in this photography tool for iPhone. You can also join its accompanying social network to share your finished products.
10. Clone Camera
Do you like playing around with multiple photos? Download the Clone Camera app to take up to four photos of your subject in different locations. You can then combine these into a single composite photo of a scene with your subject in multiple locations.
Useful for entertainment and professional purposes, these apps are well worth a browse.