The Best Apps for Photography – 2013

We all want to take photos of things that mean something to us or that we think are or look cool and in this day and age, it is easy to download photography apps that make them look awesome in seconds with just your smartphone. They are doing great things for keeping up the popularity of photography for all ages. These all help you with editing photos that you have already taken and can have varying effects so that you can bring out the effects that you wanted your phone to do automatically. So for those of you out there who want just this, then here are some highlights on the best photography apps for 2013, in no specific order.

Camera+ is generally for iPhone and iPad users who want to use the app to bring out effects and zooming so that you can snap away but add all sorts of effects afterwards.

And then there was Instagram that everyone knows because of how popular it is on social networking. The smartphone photography app gives you the option of 16 different filters, uploads it to your social media and saves the image onto your camera roll. This is ultimately a good rounder, gives you what you need plus a little more.

Autostich is awesome for making your own panoramic shots on all sorts of occasions. It cleverly recognises the elements in the image and makes it easy for you to shoot your 360° environment with only the length of time it takes to shoot all the photos.

iDarkroom is great for getting vintage darkroom effect photos with tons of options as to lighting and shading and different colour filters. This is another smartphone photography app that allows you to share on social media.

Diptic enables you to place your image onto a format, layout or grid. This allows you to play around with many images and contrast them against each other. You can make a sequence of photos, make a before and after effect, with anything, regardless of whether it has changed.

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is perfect for those who want to take interesting and beautiful outdoor photos. It cleverly lets you use mapping tools that allow you to work out where the best angle to take the photo from is based on the light available. It does this by detecting where in the world you are and at what time of day and uses this information to give you guidelines.

Another is Snapseed that adds a little more than providing the general filters etc. because it allows you to manipulate the transparency of the textures that are captured in the image. Also, it allows you to apply more than one filter and different variations and manipulations that ultimately give you all the control over an endless variety and choice of ultimate styles and effects for the image without requiring special skills on image editors or even photography itself.

There are many more smartphone photography apps that are available but it what is most suited to you depends on what you want to shoot, what effects you like, the tricks and tools that they provide etc. So if you are keen to explore and play around, download a few, try out different shots and uses and see what is the best smartphone photography app for you.

We hope you found our guide to the best photography apps useful!