Best Photography Apps 2015 Edition

Every photographer likes to discover new apps and software that can help in a tedious task. I am not an expert photographer, but I am beginning to dig more in photography and would like to be a pro one day. During my entire blogging career, I have come across many photography apps that are not common but yet highly useful. This article will showcase some of those best photography apps that I have come across.

To make this article more resourceful, I have included best photography apps for iPhone, Android, few Mac apps and Windows OS. I will try to keep this post updated and do suggest us an app that are not on this list, so we can review and add them here.


Instagram for PC or Mac

You will require installing two things: ARC Welder extension for Google Chrome and Instagram App Direct Download. You will love share photos from your computer directly to Instagram. As a photographer with equipment first you download pics to your PC and then to phone for uploading on Instagram. This procedure is not reduced and can make your stream more lively, with new experiments and comments from Instagram.

Tip: use extra hashtags for additional comments.

Camera+ (iPhone)

It is one of the best camera apps for iPhone. It is fast, secure and reliable. With tons of features and regular updations, Camera+ has many reasons for being the best for iPhone.

With a variety of shooting modes, grid view, digital zoom, editing photos with a number of options make this our first choice for iPhone users.

Fotor [iOS (iPhone), Android]

Fotor app is a quality photo editing app that deliver results. Moreover, it is free to download on both iOS and Android platforms. It lets you make a collage, edit and share images with the community, where you can also discover snaps from other users. The new feature ‘focus’ that’s added keeping in mind the new SLR technology, it can add depth and clarity more efficiently than many other paid apps. You will be able to make high definition finishes to your photos. Worth trying.

Rookie (iOS)

As the name suggests, Rookie is for beginners. You get more control over your phone camera by modifying the ISO, shutter speed, and white balance. It will also help you find a perfect composition, after the click you can also edit your photo with tools that can change color temperature, add badges, frames, stickers and fonts.

Google Camera (Android) & Google Photos (iPhone)

Google Camera comes preloaded in Nexus phones and tablets, and it has all the essentials within. Better than the built-in camera app, this app gives 360-degree images you can explore, Panorama shooting mode, Lens Blur mode for DSLR-like effect and much more clarity.

Google Photos has been revamped and now it outshines Apple’s Photo App. The scrolling in more intuitive and the section is almost perfect. This app from Google also gives you unlimited storage, but there is a cap on size, but that is ok. Another amazing capability is the search for photos in this app. You have multiple filters to search, like – event, object, by face, etc.

JPEG Mini (Mac and Windows)

JPEGmini will reduce your JPEGs to a smaller size retaining image quality that’s acceptable. Many website owners fall under dilemma of choosing a high-quality image or going for the site speed. If the size of a pic is large then website loading time will increase, so to keep your images under a controlled size with good quality is what JPEGmini do.

They have a lossless compression, bulk optimization, lightweight app for both Mac and PC. They also have a trial version for you to test before you buy their software for a mere $19.99.

Hyperlapse (iPhone)

Hyperlapse is the App that makes your phone look better. It has an algorithm based setting that measures data from iPhone gyroscope and automatically remove frames from your video that are shaky. This time-lapse app has image stabilization at its par, and you can speed up and slow down a video from a range of 1x to 12x. What more can you expect from Instagram’s second app?

VSCO Cam (iPhone)

The standard of mobile picture-taking. VSCO Cam is the premier route to shooting, edit, and share your pictures.

VSCO Cam is combined with the curated VSCO Grid, an exhibition of exceptional images from throughout the globe. Find and support other creatives from around the world and post your photos. Save and publish inspirational work to your Stock. Because beautiful imagery trumps group clout, the number of supporters, comments, and likes are absent from the platform.

Streamline your workflow by selecting photos to sync and edit across devices. VSCO Tools allow for fine tuning, with the goal to complement, not define, your photographs. Exposure, Temperature, Contrast, Crop, Straighten, Fade, Vignette, and more allow you to define your look. Simplify your editing process with Copy + Paste and Single Step Undo.

Pic Stitch

Picstitch has been there for a long time. It simply provides a collage to your photos. Add multiple photos to a frame, borders, layouts and effect. Although all of these things are present in modern day apps like Instagram, still PicStitch was the one made this wave of stitching pics.

Check it out

I hope these apps will keep you on your toes when taking photos in your next session. Anyways even if you did not like any of our selection of best photography app, make a shout below in the comments section, and we will respond to it. Happy clicking..!!

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