In the age of smart phones, the phone camera is a convenient, quick and hassle free way to capture those unexpected moments. Photography apps are a great way to edit your photos, to keep track of them and share the art of photography with the world. There are thousands of photography apps out there, but we narrowed down the great selection to our top 5 five photography apps!
1) Vsco Cam- VSCO Cam is the premier way to shoot, edit and share your photographs. Available for Android and iPhone. Price: Free
This app is great for editing photos as well as staying organized and inspired. The VSCO Tools allow for fine tuning, with the goal to complement your photographs. Exposure, Temperature, Contrast, Crop, Rotate, Fade, Vignette and more allow you to define the look of your pictures. Interestingly enough, the platform is absent from likes, comments and the photography speaks for itself. What users have to say about the app: ” You can do more adjustments using this app than Instagram and you have more control over the filters “- Lauren, GTA photography classes counsellor and instructor.
2) Photo Grid- Collage App – Available for Android and iPhone. Price: free
This app is perfect for those who want to easily create professional collages. It offers a variety of wallpapers , photo walls , photo grids and collage options, which you can share via Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Twitter, Flickr, Picasa, Blogger, Tumblr, Google Plus, and email! You can also create a video slideshow with music using the newly added Video Slides option. What users have to say about this app: “Really easy way to make a creative photo collage!” – Chloe
3) Instagram- Photo and video sharing – Available for Android and iPhone. Price: free
This app is the most popular app by far, with over 200 million users. It allows simple editing of photos through the use of filters, contrast, smudge and temperature settings. Instagram allows you to post your images and videos onto Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. What users have to say about this app: “So much fun, and everyone seems to be using it.” -Ray
4) Photo Editor by Aviary- Photo editing and sharing app- Available for Android and iPhone. Price: free
Enhance, frame, stickers and orientation editing are just some of the few features that come with this handy editing app! Some cool features include cool filters and it also lets you manipulate contrast and exposure really nicely!
5) Camera 360 Ultimate- This app is perfect for those who love abundant filters and effects as well as those who love to take selfies! Available for Android and iPhone. Price: free
What is great about this app is the independent exposure and focus points as well as live previews of any effects. The fun features of this app are the different effects and camera choices such as the scene, selfie and fun cam you can download with this app! You can also adjust skin tones and apply filters to your selfies, making them perfect. What’s also great about this app is the Camera360 Cloud, a cloud platform that can help you manage, edit, store, and share your photos all in one place.
With these great apps your photographs will receive that extra touch to make them Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and or photo album worthy! The best part: these apps don’t cost a penny and you can carry them with you everywhere you go on your smartphone!