Top 10 Photography Apps for iPhone

Published:12:26 am EDT, July 19, 2013| Updated:12:26 am EDT, July 19, 2013|
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The App Store has thousands of photography apps. We rounded up the best apps for capturing photos, making collages and editing images.

1. Snapseed

Snapseed is a photo-editing app developed by Nik Solution. Snapseed lets users edit existing and captured images. Adjust the brightness, contrast and saturation with swiping gestures. Add black and white, vintage, drama, or grunge effects to turn your snapshots into high-quality photos. You can download Snapseed from the App Store here.


2. Photo Editor by Aviary

Photo Editor by Aviary is a photo-editing app developed by Aviary Inc. Recently updated to Version 2.3.0, it now allows users to change brightness, saturation and contrast in the same app. Also add frames, stickers, draw, and make your photos into memes. You can download Photo Editor by Aviary from the App Store here.


3. Pic Stitch

Pic Stitch is a photography app by Big Blue Clip, LLC. Pic Stitch lets users add multiple photos into one framed picture. Choose from over 200 different layouts, 13 different photo aspect ratios, and order prints to be picked up at Walgreens.You can download Pic Stitch from the App Store here.


4. VSCO Cam

VSCO Cam is a photography app developed by Visual Supply Company. Apply photo-editing basics like contrast, color temperature, and option to rotate photos. Users can import high resolution photos, browse stunning preset packs, and organize favorite photos with the quick filter navigation. When you're done editing your photos, share them with your friends on social networking sites. You can download VSCO Cam from the App Store here.


5. AfterLight

Formerly known as Afterglows, AfterLight is a photo & video app created by Simon Filip. In AfterLight, users can upload or take pictures and add new filters to them, similar to the way you can in Instagram. Users have the option to add filters and modify the brightness, saturation, exposure, highlights on a photo. You can also easily change the orientation of your photo. If you enjoy shooting video, you can add instant film textures. Once your photo is exactly the way you want it, you have the option to save it and share through Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, or Email. You can purchase AfterLight from the App Store here.

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6. Over

Over is a photography app developed by Potluck. Using Over for iPhone, users can add text and artwork to make photos look beautiful. Easily create inspirational images and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram. You can purchase Over from the App Store here.


7. A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess is a photo & video app created by Red Velvet Art LLC. Similar to AfterLight, users can take or upload photos, and add filters, borders, text, doodles and phrases like “adventure,” “enjoy,” “fancy,” and “happy day,” etc. Have fun getting creative and adding word bubbles to images of you and your friends. You can purchase A Beautiful Mess from the App Store here.


8. Pic Collage

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If you're into making collages, you'll want to download Pic Collage app by Cardinal Blue. Pic Collage lets users get creative with freeform collages, filters, and cutouts. Import photos from Instagram, Facebook, or your library and add photos into frames. Simple touch gestures allows users to rotate, resize, and delete photos. You can download Pic Collage from the App Store here.


9. Camera+

Start taking better pictures on your iPhone with the Camera+ app created by Tap Tap Tap. Camera+ comes with editing tools like crop, adjust, effects, and borders. What makes Camera+ stand out from the rest of the photo-editing apps is its Clarity feature. If you take or upload a dull image, tap on the Clarity feature and your dull photo will have a new life. Camera+ also comes with fun scene modes including Food, Sunset, Night, Portrait and Beach. You can purchase Camera+ from the App Store here.


10. PicsArt - Photo Studio

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With the Pics Art photo-editing app, users can draw on photos, make collages, take photos or choose from existing photos. Effects include FX, artistic, pop art, paper, distort, colorsplash, and being able to make corrections to fix red eye. Add more life to your photos by checking out the PicsArt shop for free collage background and clip art graphics. You can download PicsArt - Photo Studio from the App Store here.

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