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    What apps do you use for photography on your iPhone? List one or list all, details about what it does, price and put examples if you want.

    Fotofitti - $1.99 it's a very cool app that lets you put a picture against a wall painted like grafitti. You can change the paint colors, the wall background, contrast and even the age of the grafitti image.
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    One of my new favorites is color splash. It allows you to change your photo to black & white, while keeping your chosen part of the photo in color. It's a cool app and I thinks it's 99 cents.

    Here's a wallpaper I used with color splash.

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    Camera+
    $0.99 (it is on sale right now, normally $1.99 I believe)

    What I like most about this app is the option to use 'themes' AFTER you've taken a photo. Hence having options to enhance the photo, etc...
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    Camera Awesome - Free
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/came...0l3Vy&ct=vb_im

    Pro HDR - $1.99
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pro-...0l3Vy&ct=vb_im

    I took this one with the Pro HDR app this afternoon.

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    Piictu - Free, This is a social app where you take or post pictures to fit or start a picture thread. It's awesome and has users from all over the world and a ton of different picture threads. If you join follow me Jailbr3ak_kid
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    Snapseed:
    My everyday, go-to editing app. Absolutely amazing in both how much it does (color correction, crops, sharpening, center-focus, tilt-shift, filters, etc) and in how well it does it.

    Photoforge2/Photogene2:
    More complicated than Snapseed, I use these not for everyday edits, but for when I need something like Layer and Masks support (Photoforge2) or a Clone Stamp (Photogene2). I also use Photoforge2 for its Curves support--great for tweaking color images with fine control. Probably more complicated than most users want.

    Phonto:
    The only app you'll need for text-on-photos. Add as much as you'd like, import your own fonts (a must for anyone with any interest in typography--no app will have it all), style your text, adjust kerning and line spacing, opacity, and more.

    Photo apps-sambrandtphonto.jpg

    Diptic:
    Create photo sets of multiple images, using over 50 different adjustable layouts. Change border color and width, corner radius, etc. Great for side-by-side photo comparisons as well as more artistic collections.

    Photo apps-tumblr_m9niad5ish1qi2s9m.jpg
    (screenshots made with PreviewMaker; side-by-side with Diptic)

    Superimpose: Similar to Photoforge2's Layers/Masks options but easier to use in many situations. Most often I use it to isolate an image, delete the surrounding background, and place the remaining image on a new background.

    Photo apps-tumblr_mcse4gmcwp1rfk38yo1_1280.jpg
    (Superimpose used to place R2D2 onto a Disney drawing; which was then aged with Snapseed to help blend the two.)

    ToonPaint:
    Create black-and-white line drawings from your photos (color can be painted back in later if desired). Great controls for adjusting line width, black/white/grey ratios, etc. Much more refined than most "cartoon-ify" apps.

    Photo apps-tumblr_ma8jubyxm41rfk38yo1_r1_1280.jpg
    (ToonPaint used to turn a photo of my dog into a drawing; Photoforge2 used to insert him into the album cover.)

    PreviewMaker/iWrapper: A bit of a specialty app, but one I use often when reviewing apps on my site. Both of these use your own screenshots and place them in an image frame for a device of your choosing. I began with PreviewMaker when it was a Cydia-only app; Apple has recently reversed its stance on using iOS device images in screenshot apps so it's now available in the App Store. However, it hasn't been updated for the iPhone 5 yet--so for now I'm using iWrapper. Very similar, but I prefer the workflow of PreviewMaker.

    Honorable Mentions:

    I just discovered Glaze, which applies painterly effects to photos. The big plus here is that it does a much better job than most apps. Downside is that the controls aren't very adjustable once you're in a given effect. (You can, however, layer effects.) Here is the shot from above, passed through a Glaze filter.

    Photo apps-sambrandtglaze.jpg
    (a single pass through one of Glaze's effects.)

    ToonCamera does a bit of what ToonPaint does, just not with the same attention to detail. It does, however, give you the option to use it in video mode, which is a very cool feature. It also provides a live preview, so you can see what your sketched images will look like before taking them.

    Imgupr is a great way to upload images to Imgur. Easy to navigate and quick, it also makes it simple to copy the IMG codes used in forums like this one. Worth a look if you do a lot of screenshot attachments in places like iMore and don't have a good system yet for posting from your mobile.

    GifBoom is a handy way to make animated gifs. It comes with a built-in social aspect that I never use as it's overrun with junior-high kids, but the gif creation works well, letting you use video, images, or text to make your gif. It also provides you with Instagram-style filters, as well as backgrounds, borders, fonts, etc, and can export to the usual facebook/tumblr/sms and so on. There are plenty of other gif apps out there (Cinemagram is a cool variation that allows you to animate a single part of a video, leaving the rest as a still image) if this one doesn't fit the bill.

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    One more: ColorSchemer is a cool kind of photo app. It doesn't do much for the photo itself, but if you're a designer it's a very cool way to build color palettes from your own photos. You simply choose the colors you want to pull from the photo, and the app gives you all the necessary info about them (RGB/hex values) needed for use in web design. A niche app but a lot of fun.

    Photo apps-tumblr_m72vkawjek1qi2s9m.jpg
    (photo with the resulting color palette below)
    Last edited by Massie; 11-28-2012 at 11:33 PM.
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    Anyone using KitCam yet? Sounds pretty cool (and from the makers of Photoforge2 so almost definitely high quality) but I'm not sure if I really need it.
    KitCam - iPhone photography at its finest for the iPhone & iPod Touch
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    I use procamera and 645 pro. Both are great for taking photos.


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    I have a few photo apps installed: Instagram, Hueless, Camera+ and Hipstamatic.

    I haven't decided which one will be my 'go-to' photo app, but I like the versatility of Hipstamatic (a lot of possibilities between the lens and film options). I'm just concerned about Hipstamatic as a company. Some recent articles I've seen online have made it sound as though they're in some financial trouble.
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    wow I've got a good list to go through here :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Massie View Post
    Snapseed:
    My everyday, go-to editing app. Absolutely amazing in both how much it does (color correction, crops, sharpening, center-focus, tilt-shift, filters, etc) and in how well it does it.

    Photoforge2/Photogene2:
    More complicated than Snapseed, I use these not for everyday edits, but for when I need something like Layer and Masks support (Photoforge2) or a Clone Stamp (Photogene2). I also use Photoforge2 for its Curves support--great for tweaking color images with fine control. Probably more complicated than most users want.

    Phonto:
    The only app you'll need for text-on-photos. Add as much as you'd like, import your own fonts (a must for anyone with any interest in typography--no app will have it all), style your text, adjust kerning and line spacing, opacity, and more.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Diptic:
    Create photo sets of multiple images, using over 50 different adjustable layouts. Change border color and width, corner radius, etc. Great for side-by-side photo comparisons as well as more artistic collections.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    (screenshots made with PreviewMaker; side-by-side with Diptic)

    Superimpose: Similar to Photoforge2's Layers/Masks options but easier to use in many situations. Most often I use it to isolate an image, delete the surrounding background, and place the remaining image on a new background.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    (Superimpose used to place R2D2 onto a Disney drawing; which was then aged with Snapseed to help blend the two.)

    ToonPaint:
    Create black-and-white line drawings from your photos (color can be painted back in later if desired). Great controls for adjusting line width, black/white/grey ratios, etc. Much more refined than most "cartoon-ify" apps.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    (ToonPaint used to turn a photo of my dog into a drawing; Photoforge2 used to insert him into the album cover.)

    PreviewMaker/iWrapper: A bit of a specialty app, but one I use often when reviewing apps on my site. Both of these use your own screenshots and place them in an image frame for a device of your choosing. I began with PreviewMaker when it was a Cydia-only app; Apple has recently reversed its stance on using iOS device images in screenshot apps so it's now available in the App Store. However, it hasn't been updated for the iPhone 5 yet--so for now I'm using iWrapper. Very similar, but I prefer the workflow of PreviewMaker.

    Honorable Mentions:

    I just discovered Glaze, which applies painterly effects to photos. The big plus here is that it does a much better job than most apps. Downside is that the controls aren't very adjustable once you're in a given effect. (You can, however, layer effects.) Here is the shot from above, passed through a Glaze filter.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    (a single pass through one of Glaze's effects.)

    ToonCamera does a bit of what ToonPaint does, just not with the same attention to detail. It does, however, give you the option to use it in video mode, which is a very cool feature. It also provides a live preview, so you can see what your sketched images will look like before taking them.

    Imgupr is a great way to upload images to Imgur. Easy to navigate and quick, it also makes it simple to copy the IMG codes used in forums like this one. Worth a look if you do a lot of screenshot attachments in places like iMore and don't have a good system yet for posting from your mobile.

    GifBoom is a handy way to make animated gifs. It comes with a built-in social aspect that I never use as it's overrun with junior-high kids, but the gif creation works well, letting you use video, images, or text to make your gif. It also provides you with Instagram-style filters, as well as backgrounds, borders, fonts, etc, and can export to the usual facebook/tumblr/sms and so on. There are plenty of other gif apps out there (Cinemagram is a cool variation that allows you to animate a single part of a video, leaving the rest as a still image) if this one doesn't fit the bill.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Awesome thanks for the huge list of apps
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    MangaCamera - Free it's a fun little app that allows you to set a Manga styled frame and then take a picture that will be mangaized. It is very limited in a few areas, it only uses pictures taken within the app. It will not apply the effect to images that are already in the Camera Roll. It is still a fun little app to play around with though.
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    A review of KitCam—definitely worth a look if you want a ton of options for controlling your photos during AND after the shot: KitCam: An Amazingly Full-Featured Camera App for iOS--the Camera+ Killer? | Jack John Brown
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    I have yet to find a need to download a cam app. I find the built in cam powerful enough.


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    Quote Originally Posted by blacklighter11 View Post
    I have yet to find a need to download a cam app. I find the built in cam powerful enough.


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    Many of the ones mentioned here are not for taking pictures, but for playing with the image afterward—you might enjoy those.
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    Hey.
    I think the all time best camera for me at least is Kitcam.

    Kitcam has numerous settings and different levels of customization with your photos. It shoots photos an videos. Before, I was using camera plus. Now I just use Kitcam for all of my photography needs.
    You guys can find it on the App Store for 1.99.

    Thanks!

    P.S here are some landscape photos I took with it. They are edited by the same app as well. Photo apps-imageuploadedbytapatalk1355161515.074663.jpgPhoto apps-imageuploadedbytapatalk1355161527.046929.jpgPhoto apps-imageuploadedbytapatalk1355161548.133400.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by iPhoneandJesusLover View Post
    Hey.
    I think the all time best camera for me at least is Kitcam.

    Kitcam has numerous settings and different levels of customization with your photos. It shoots photos an videos. Before, I was using camera plus. Now I just use Kitcam for all of my photography needs.
    You guys can find it on the App Store for 1.99.

    Thanks!

    P.S here are some landscape photos I took with it. They are edited by the same app as well. Click image for larger version. 

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    Nice pics, good job
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    Hey.
    Thanks!
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    I used Photo+ (.99) for a little bit...but now that Snapseed is FREE, I've enjoyed that one a bit more!!
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    Great apps! Good thing I got a $50 itunes card for Christmas to cover the downloads I'll be doing after this list!!!

    My favorite app is my Photography Assignment Generator app.
    It's great because it doesn't do anything to my photos, instead it gives me inspiration and ideas for taking photos!
    There are over one hundred assignments, everything from playing around with camera settings and lenses, to the rules of composition, to photographing people, landscape and nature, and tons on other great topics.
    And there are thousands of random objects, combinations, locations, and scavenger hunt terms. Photograph a fork on a beach? a shoe udner a bridge? Never would have come up with ideas like that!
    If you are taking part in a 365 day photo challenge, you can get the app to give you a daily reminder to get your assignment for the day! Great for keeping you on track.

    There are version for photographers with SLRS or Point and shoots that is $2.99), a 99 cent version for honeographers(it has less assignment overall, but is more tailored to iphone/ipods and has tips for getting better picks with your device) and a free version as well.
    I have all three, and they are worth every penny!
    You can get them on the app store here:
    https://itunes.apple.com/artist/noel...0l3Vy&ct=vb_im

    I know you will all enjoy them!
    Thanks for the great app lists, keep them coming!
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    Masquer
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    It's a photo blending app that lets you blend any two photos into one with auto blending mode. You don't have to further adjust brightness, contrast and hue. The output blending effects are satisfying.

    Here are some creations.

    Photo apps-masquer-12.jpg
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    I have way too many apps, I definitely use a core group of them, especially lately.

    I've been using the native Camera app the most lately because it's so quick. But I do use these often.

    Camera replacement/alternatives:
    Camera+
    Hipstamatic

    I also use Quickpix for continuous shooting/action shots, like a wave or a skater. I use SlowShutter for the light trail and long exposure. If I want a panorama that is not posible via the native camera, I use Autotitch, which gave me some gorgeous, unique photos in Yosemite.

    For editing:
    Snapseed
    TouchRetouch
    Perfectly Clear
    TiltShiftGenerator

    Filters:
    VSCO Cam
    Afterglow

    Those last two are honestly probably my most used especially if I'm going to post to Instagram when I'm done. They have the best preset filters that you can then tweak to be just right. Helps avoid the often dark or heavy handed look of Instagram filters.
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    I came across an app named "Camera Plus Pro" which is really useful not only in photo capturing but also editing.
    Its one of the most complete apps and does include videos too.

    The features include Live Photo and Video Filters, Self Timer, Burst mode, Anti-Shake along with Video Pause and Zoom.
    One more unique feature is direct WiFi transfer for photos and videos to your computer. It simply works.

    Photo Editing includes photo adjust tools, rotate along with Post-Edit filters and borders.

    The app price is $1.99 but I bought it once and never needed anything more.

    Here's an iTunes link.<https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camera-plus-pro/id345752934?mt=8>


    Secondly, I love Snapseed too. Its good for editing photos on an iPad.
    The filters and effects along with Tilt-Shift options make it amazing.

    The app is free.

    Here's the link<https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snapseed/id439438619?mt=8>
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