Want to take professional looking photos on your next holiday or excursion but don’t want to be weighed down by a bulky DSLR? Get the most out of your smartphone camera with these 11 great camera apps.
From adjusting contrast levels and creating photo albums to adding inspirational phrases to all your photos, capturing, editing, and showcasing your masterpieces has never been easier.
One of many apps for revenue generation, Foap connects photographers with brands that issue assignments—think “awesome feet selfies” or “me and my bicycle,” to be sold for $5 in the Foap Market. The platform also features social features: users can follow each other and leave photo likes/comments.
Layout helps you to spice up your Instagram page with photo collages generated out of items in your gallery, as well as special effects like mirror images and reflections.
Touch/Retouch allows you to remove unwanted objects from your photos. Simply touch the object in the photo to “colour it in” and presto—the object is gone.
This app takes your random photos and transforms them into fun photobook. You can even invite friends to add their photos for easy access to everyone’s photos in one place.
Feel like being a little old school but want to share your smartphone photos at the same time? Postagram lets you upload images from your phone for printing/sending as a postcard.
As its name implies, Photo Timer adds a countdown timer to your smartphone camera’s capabilities—and even counts down out loud.
TripMayor is an app for creating photo journals to document your holidays and excursions. Take a picture of a new place, add your own tips/advice regarding the area, and upload it to the community. You can also search the community and find pictures of cool places to visit.
Over allows you to add shapes, art pieces, and words/phrases to your photos. Its website is worth checking out alone for the amazing library of user-created artwork.
VSCO offers many filters and presets for editing your photos, turning your less-than-stellar images into spectacular works of art.
PlanIT helps you position your shots with sophisticated instrumentation that will show if your viewpoint is clear and where the sun/moon will be in relation to you at any time of day.
PhotoCaddy offers tips and advice from a global community on how to take photos of different objects and scenes. From weddings to waterfalls, get the best advice on capturing the perfect shot.
From adding maps and notes to your photos to making advanced adjustments and social sharing, these top 11 smartphone camera apps are sure to make your photos more impactful and memorable.