iPhone Photography (iPhoneography): We all love photography. In fact, photography has become an inherent part of our lives. Wherever we go, whichever function or place we are at, a quick snap capturing a candid moment or clicking a fleeting moment during our travels become an integral part of our life.
But how many of us can actually want to lug a DSLR everywhere? So, to make things more viable, smartphones that are handy and boast incredible camera capabilities are the saviors. Once such smartphone is the iPhone, which is lauded for its superior camera capabilities and has even led to the coining of the term “iPhoneography.
With so many photography apps at the disposal of the iPhone lover, the decision to choose the best-suited one is tough. However, we are here to solve your conundrum.
iPhoneography – 5 Best Photo Editing Apps for iPhone
One of the easiest applications for all iPhoneographers, Snapspeed allows users to crop, straighten, and use more advanced editing options, to edit their pictures.
With exciting features like, center focus, tune image, black and white, the Snapspeed application is available for download for free.
Camera+ is the perfect app for budding photographers who prefer manual focus. If you like to play with the white balance, this app is perfect.
This app not only allows users to adjust the balance but also control focus and exposure separately. One can also adjust the ISO under poor light conditions, adjust shutter speed, use timer, and much more.
For all the iOS 7 users on iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S, this is the best photography app one can check out.
Just like all good things have a price, the Camera+ app is also priced at $1.99.
Slow Shutter Cam
To enjoy clicking long-exposure effects with your iPhone, download the Slow Shutter Cam.
While Apple doesn’t allow users to adjust the exposure or shutter speed, the Slow Shutter Cam app is the one you can try to click long exposure images.
However, in order to get the desired effect with the app, you have to mount your iPhone to a tripod and keep it steady. This app is priced at $0.99.
Though the inbuilt iPhone HDR effect can be useful, in order to give your photograph that professional HDR touch, you can buy the Pro HDR.
Even if you click images using the auto settings mode, you will get some really inspiring pictures. However, budding photographers can try their skill by adjusting the exposure manually, before shooting the image.
HDR images look appropriate when used to take a shot of nature, with bright blue sky, deep clouds; every feature of nature get’s highlighted.
Just keep your hand steady while clicking the image, or use a support for your iPhone.
Follow the trend of taking some breathtaking panorama photography by using the Photo Stitch app.
Panorama is another function Apple has included in their iOS. Though there are many other panorama applications available on the App Store, the Auto Stitch is the best among the lot.
With the Auto Stitch app, one can also click an image using the ProHDR effect and stitch them in Auto Stitch to give it a professional touch.
I know we said five apps but here is a bonus one!
A perfect application for editing your picture, the VSCO Cam app is free and is available for download from the App store.
From adjusting the saturation, contrast, to retouching the images to give it a more enhanced effect, the VSCO Cam is the one you can use.
Points To Keep In Mind Before Downloading Any Of The Apps
Make sure you have enough space, a good Wi-Fi connection, and also enough battery backup.
Will you download any of the apps on your iPhone and test out your iPhoneography skills? Let us know in the comments section.