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Best Camera Effects iPhone, iPad Apps To Use [App Guide]

Nowadays smart phone camera’s are used as the primary camera’s as all the smart phones that are available in the market today have a high resolution camera and they come with the sole purpose that you would not have to carry an additional camera for all your camera needs. Today we are going to talk about the camera in the iPhone. The camera that comes with the iPhone is undoubtedly the best camera that has ever come with a smart phone. However the camera app that comes with the iOS is not the best in terms of the options and the settings it can provide you. So today we are going to discuss about our options to the Apple’s camera app.

Top Rated Free iPhone, iPad Camera Apps

1. Instagram


Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

The app is being used by over 80 million users. The app is all you need to edit and share all your photos on your iPhone. The app has several filtered effects, tilt-shift blur to make your photos look amazing. The app is very simple and easy to operate. The various type of filters present in this app are XPro-II, Earlybird, Rise, Amaro, Hudson, Lo-fi, Sutro, Toaster, Brannan, inkwell, Hefe, Nashville, 1977 and many more. The other features include Linear and Radial Tilt-Shift blur effects. You can share the pictures instantly to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Foursquare, Posterous and interact with all your friends by giving and receiving likes and comments.

2. Camera Awesome


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This is one of the most powerful and amazing camera app that is available in the Apple store. This app has won no. 1 photography app in 55 countries and no. 1 overall app in 10 countries. The app will allow you to share the photos on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube, SmugMug, Picasa and Photobucket on just one tap. The app will just awesomize your picture on just one tap. The app has many professionally designed special effects. The app allows you to focus and expose individual parts of an image when you click.The app has almost everything that you want to edit your pictures like Filters, color corrections, textures, pictures frames and various presets.

3. Adobe Photoshop Express


Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

The app allows you to use simple gestures to edit, share photos from your mobile quickly. The app provides many options and settings to easily improve your photos. The app allows you to apply a variety of one touch effects or simply drag with your finger across the screen to crop, rotate or adjust color. You can apply various filters like Soft focus or Sketch. The best feature of this app is that a copy of the original is always saved and you can always undo and redo the changes until you are satisfied. The various editing features in the tool are Crop, Straighten, Flip, Rotate, Exposure, Brightness, Contrast, hue, Saturation, Tint, Temperature, Black and White Filter, Colorize Filter, Sketch Filter, Soft Focus Filter, Sharpen Filter, Reduce Noise Filter and various other types of borders and effects.

4. Photo Editor by Aviary


Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

The app is featured by apple as a New and noteworthy app. The app has many features like one-tap auto enhance, Gorgeous photo effects, Fun Stickers, color balance, Crop, Rotate, Straighten, Adjust brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Sharpen, Blur, Draw, Add text, redeye reduction, remove blemishes and whiten teeth. After editing your photos you can always share your photos to your favorite social networks straight from this app. The app comes with 12 free effects and if you want more you have an option to buy. The app provides a high resolution output and drag and drop options to customize the tool bar.

Top Rated Free iPhone, iPad Camera Apps

1. Camera+


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app behaves like a high quality SLR lens and improves on every aspect of the built in camera app. The app is only about one thing great photos. The app has got the touch exposure and focus for the ultimate control if your shots. You can simply tap with a finger for adjusting exposure. The app also has a photo flashlight to brighten up your photos. The app uses a stabilizer to steady your camera so that you don’t get any blurry shots and only the sharpest images. The grid lines will eliminated the possibility for the crooked images. The app has a 6X digital zoom that also renders an excellent quality. There are several scene modes and flash. Crop feature is also present with a dozen of amazing effects and borders.

2. Hipstamatic


Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

The app comes with a new lens i.e. jane and also a free film Ina’s 1982. The also has a new portrait SnapPak for those amazing beauty shots. The app has also got many new changes like redesigned all the recent prints layout so that you can get more HipstaPrint goodness in every pixel. The app also allows you to add the place tags to your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram uploads. You can also post all your photos on your Facebook. The app also provides you info about the lenses and films you can use and it supports landscape orientations for more ease.

3. Snapseed


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app was named as the app of the year for 2012 by TIPA. The app adjusts your photos with a single tap using auto correct. The app allows allows you to tune the images to make them perfect. You can also use the Selective adjust feature to enhance specific areas or objects in your images. Various filters are present in the app like Drama, Village, Grunge and Tilt-Shift. You can also add borders to your images and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Instagram. The app supports JPEG and TIFF images. It can also process RAW images using camera connector kit.

4. FX Photo Studio


Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

This app is one of the best camera app according to CNET in the Apple store. The app has over 190 eye popping photo effects and filters like Lomo, Sketch, Vintage, Art, Grunge, 3-D, Textures, Black and White, Color Strokes and Overlays and many more. The app also has powerful editing tools like Gamma, Saturation, Contrast, hues, Exposure, Crop, rotate, Flip and many more. The app also has a color splash tool to make photos with selective color. The app allows you to share on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and E-Mail. The app also has a variety of Text labels, stylish designs and fonts. The app supports retina  display.

Other Good Apps

1. ProCamera

This app is a well balanced 5 in 1 app that enhances still photo and video, and also includes a suite of photo editing tools, social networking support and camera related utilities. The app can deliver more than a digital camera can ever could.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

2. Magic Shutter

This app is just right for making the light trial and motion blur pictures but not for a night camera. The app enables your iPhone to take long exposures and repeated exposure photos. The photo can be taken at the same time when you are watching. The app has 5 shooting modes, 44 flash synchronization options which can be combined together to give you 20 shooting methods.

Our Rating: 3.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

3. ShakeItPhoto

This app is a no. 1 Polaroid app for iPhone. This app brings the memories of clicking the Polaroid photos to your iPhone and iPod touch. The app also allows you to convert the existing images into Polaroid photos. The images can be sent to Facebook or Email directly through the app.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

4. Pro HDR

The app is used to automatically create full-resolution HDR images just by a single Tap. The app also come with fantastic filters and frames which will give you more options to edit and enhance you images to make them even better.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

5. Filterstorm

The app has been designed just to meet the photo editing needs of your iPhone and iPad. The app can allow you to add 5 layers to a photo. You can apply the adjustment to a entire image by using brush, gradient, color range, vignette etc. The app will also allow you to send the images via Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Email, FTP, SFTP and Dropbox.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

6. Iris Photo Suite

This app offers over 72 filters and textures to add life to your images on just a tap. The app also has complete histogram controls, shadows, horizon correction, color balance adjustment, complete layers and masking controls. The app also reduces noise and provides image correction, corrects images with dull or bad lighting.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

7. Perfect Photo

The app has 28 most essential photo editing tools and effects like red eye removal, Spot healing, Noise reduction, Crop and rotate, Exposure adjust, Color temperature adjustment, Alignment, lip image, saturation, Sharpness, hue, Brightness, Contrast, Temperature, shadow balance, highlights balance, Vintage, Posterize, bloom, pencil paint, invert, Indio, cross process, silver blue, Danbury and bronze.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

8. MonoPhix – Vintage meets Technology

This app allows total control over the intensity of the dark and the light tones in your photo which gives you ultimate contrast variations. The app also has two types of vignetting, the ability to set black and white layer as a transparent layer over your original image in order to create vintage effects or much more.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

9. 360 Panorama

This app allows you to take 360 panaromas everywhere. You can simply turn your iPhone or iPad around to capture thee image in the form of a panaroma. The app allows you to easily capture the panaromas in seconds and share instantly with your friends.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

10. Pic Grunger

The app offers you 11 types of grunge effects and 6 different styles. The optional border options is also there in the app. High and low resolution option allos you to control the quality of the image. The app also provides 12 different textures.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link


All the Camera apps that we have discussed above can have their own unique purpose. But all of these app will help you edit, share images and do various other different stuff with your images. Please let us know about your comments about the apps that we discussed in this post or if you find any other apps that you like apart from these and also whether these apps succeed in achieving their goal from the comments section.

By shoumesh

Shoumesh is passionate about iPhone and loves to create useful list of apps which could be worth using by any apple device user.

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