These 11 Photo Apps Will Take Your Smartphone Photography Game To The Next Level

According to an old adage, the best camera you have is the one with you.

Our smartphones today come loaded with amazing cameras, and this has led us to completely forget the point and shoot camera even exist in the market. Many don’t even feel like carrying a DSLR due to its bulky nature. If you’re one of them and you wish to get a little better at your smartphone photography skills, we’ve got a few apps you must try out.

Prisma

This app was one of the most popular photo editing apps of last year. The app uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to add artistic filters on images. Most of these filters include famous paintings by famous artists like Van Gogh, Levitan, Picasso, and the end result is quite exquisite. A definite must have if you’re trying to make a beautiful portrait more interesting.

Snapseed

Snapseed is a cool photo shooting and editing app. The app gives you precision editing tools that can fine-tune your image to look the way you want it to. You also get to edit RAW images on your smartphone, which is a cool addition.

Instagram

Instagram is a photo capturing, editing and sharing app, which is also one of the most popular social media platforms existing in the market. The app is known for its plethora of filters and image editing options to add a dramatic feel to the ordinary image. A must-have for every budding photographer to showcase his talents.

EyeM

EyeM is another image capturing, editing and sharing platform, however, what’s interesting with EyeM is that you can monetise your images that you share, so your talent won’t go in vain. EyeM also gets a ton of pro photo-editing options to play with, and the app is fairly feature loaded to fancy photographers.

VSCO

If you love retro-photography with films, this app is just for you. VSCO has added realistic film filters which have been adopted from actual Kodak and Fuji films in different ISOs so you can play around with your image and add the authentic film look. Apart from the filters you also get a ton of editing options to play with.

Pixlr

Pixlr is one app to make your images social-media ready. From adding funky texts to creating collages to double exposure, Pixlr has got it all. You also get regular photo-editing and photo capturing features along with cool tools to make your image perfect for sharing.

Camera360

Camera360 is a funky photo editor which adds a ton of fun to a regular selfie or portrait. The live camera app makes the minute editing tools easily accessible. You get on-screen dials to switch between filters and other options. The app also gets a ton of regular and live stickers to truly express your emotion.

Camera FV-5

If you’re looking for proper DSLR like controls on your smartphone, you must definitely check out Camera FV-5. You can not only control elements like shutter speed, exposure, aperture, ISO and others, but you also have the ability to shoot in RAW. For professional photographers who want the level of precision as their DSLRs, this app is perfect for you.

Hypocam

If you’re a fan of clicking black and white images, this camera app is the one you’ve been waiting for. The camera only shoots in monochromatic. Moreover, the app also has a ton of black and white filters, along with a bunch of editing options to make more dramatic portraits.

Motion Stills

If you’re a fan of live photos on iPhone and wanting to get something similar on your Android, you could try Motion Stills. This app by Google allows you to create 2-3 second loop images, which look live- similar to photos from the Harry Potter movies. They add a ton of more emotion to the static image and best of all, you can capture your favourite frame from the small loop and save it as a static image too.

Retrica

This is yet another selfie camera with a ton of filters. Along with these filters, you also have the option to create video GIFs, collages as well as adding cute stickers to decorate boring portraits with.

Source – Indiatimes.com

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