10 photography apps you cannot miss

Are you a smart phone shooter ?

If you rely solely on your iphone or android for photography, here are 10 apps to watch out for which will help you improve your photography and post production.


retromatic-lalit-vohraPlatform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: Peta Vision
Price: $1.99/£1.49

Inspired by 50′s Era. Retromatic imports your photos, cuts them using an instant alpha channel and then apply vintage effects to them. Its quick and easy to use, and it looks great. Do expect frustration when you are trying to do more than the basics.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android
Developer: Clamp Studios
Price: $0.99/£0.69 (iOS)

Combining photography and typography can be a tricky thing. Ambergram combines typography and instagram. A cool app that helps you create endless typographic compositions using photos of fonts. There is a large community attached to this app.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: Future Corp Ltd
Price: $0.99/£0.69 (iOS)

The app combines two photos emulating the double exposure photography technique creating an illusion of a joint image. Images created can easily be saved and shared with friends via email, twitter, facebook and instagram.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android
Developer: Aviary
Price: Free

Aviary is a nicely designed photo editing app that has the power to make your photos super professional and on the other hand playful and childish. I like the new filters and stickers. The strato filter creates on of the most convincing vintage images effects.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android
Developer: Roberto Nickson
Price: $1.99/£1.49 (iOS)

Full layer based editing with lots of fonts and full control over size, positioning, rotation and color.You can also put other design elements on the top of your image. Comes packed with lot of lighting and film effects. It also has controls for brightness, contrast, exposure, saturation and blur level of your photos.


snappy cam pro

Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: jpap
Price: $0.99/£0.69 (iOS)


Lets you capture the perfect moment in time. What the app does is to let you hold the shutter button so that you ll never miss the perfect shots. It can capture upto 60 photos/second. You can choose the best of the lot and discard the rest. Escellent app for shooting moving subjects.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android
Developer: ADVA Soft
Price: $1.99/£1.49 (iOS)


Its USP is its unique interface, which uses the corners of the screen to cater for rotating menu options. It’s designed to keep the screen area clear. It allows you to use swipe gestures to tone your effects up or down. Its worth the moolah ! watch out for the Move me tool.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: Imaginary Feet
Price: Free

Its a fantastic tool for sharing a memory not just a picture. It allows you to organise the photographic elements of your life while allowing you to alter your images with color filters. Support is excellent too.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: tap tap tap
Price: $1.99/£1.49

 The app has two parts: a camera and a photo editor, and it truly excels at the photo-editing part, with a huge range of advanced features. Its an upgrade from the default camera app of ipad/iphone.



Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Developer: Lightricks
Price: $2.99 (iPhone), $3.99 (iPad)

This one is my personal favorite. It improves your laughter lines, fixes your blemishes , freckles and even eye bags. It has powerful tools to reshape a wonky nose or even fix misshapen jawline. The results of thsi photo editor are truly mind blowing.



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