Best Photography Apps

Best of the Best

#1 Camera+


Camera +Developed by a professional photographer, this app boasts an abundance of features such as an image stabilizer, exposure and focus controls, a powerful zoom, and many more effects. Great for anyone from beginner to pro level.

2. Instagram


InstagramPlay with beautiful custom designed vintage filters and borders, and share with others by giving and receiving likes and comments. A wonderful community you should 

definitely check out.

3. Snapseed


SnapseedThis is another great photo editing app. Features one-tap image auto-correct, selective adjust to enhance specific parts of an image, crop and rotate, cool borders, and much more. 

Made for iPad

1. Snapseed

(See "Best of the Best" section)

2. Photogene for iPad


Photogene for iPadFeatures tons of editing features, and can handle images of up to 8MP. Exports to Flickr, Dropbox, Picasa, and other popular image-sharing services.

3. Web Albums for iPad


Web AlbumsThis app is a Picasa viewer, uploader, and manager. It also supports your Google+ albums and photos, and integrate seamlessly with Facebook.

Displaying Photos

1. PicFrame


PicFramePicFrame lets you place multiple photos into a 
single, great-looking frame. Choose your layout and edit the size of the image you want to include.

2. PhotoShake!


PhotoShake!This is a very fun way to combine images from your album. You can either shake your device to get random collages or order them manually. It has 6 main photo themes and plenty of other fun features.

3. Diptic


DipticThis app features 19 different layouts to show before-and-after series or juxtapose contrasting 
images. Supports high-resolution export and sharing to Facebook, Flickr, 
Posterous Community Pool, and others.

Best Free

1. Instagram

(See "Best of the Best" section)

2. 360 Panorama


360 PanoramaTurn your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad 2 into a stunning 360-degree panoramic camera. The app uses your device's gyroscope to create the panoramic mosaic and stitches the images in real time.

3. Pixlr-o-matic


Pixlr-o-maticColor filters, lighting effects, and frames make this app a nice addition to you photographic arsenal. If your device doesn't have a camera, you can still edit photos with this app.

Did you know?

There's an annual iPhone Photography Awards competition, and it has been taking place since 2007. To enter the 5th annual competition, or to find out more about it, visit

2011 Buyers Guide
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