There are thousands of apps out there available to Smartphone users. Some useful, some not so. Some of the most useful and exciting have come in the form of camera apps. Smartphones have a lot of great features and most will typically have a camera. Depending on the model and phone brand, that camera can be anything from basic to almost stand alone quality. More and more pixels added to cameras have enabled crystal clear images. Developers have created software which has taken the functionality of built in cameras to a whole new level. In this post, we take a look at some of the best of the bunch in this fast growing category of apps.
10 Camera Apps for Smartphone Users
Those trendy black and white print shots with a dab of color are now available to the amateur snapper. Feel like a professional with this brilliant app. Price 69p.
Another great app, this one allows you to adopt a zoom effect for your iPhone by utilizing the slider function on the phone. Get the perfect shots in real time. This one allows you to preview your image before saving it and with ‘burst shot’, you can take up to 7 pictures in one shot. Price 69p.
This app is truly brilliant. Its main function is to enable the poorest of shots the chance of being brought to life. Like a magic formula, even an idiot can be creative and make great pics. Price 69p
Slow Shutter Cam
Have you ever wondered how photographers get those amazing slowed down effects of street lights at night? Well you don’t need to be a pro or own an SLR camera as this app gives you the tools you need to do the job. With ‘freeze control’ and self timer, expert images have never been easier. This one is free by the way.
Camera Awesome is marketed as the best all in one iPhone camera solution. It has various features available in other dedicated apps and you will be spoilt for choice in terms of features. A good all rounder which might be worth a look. A great free app.
One of the most well known apps, namely due to its association with Facebook, Instagram provides a fun way of delivering photos. You can share and observe (i.e. nosey) what your friends are doing in the process. It’s free too.
We all like those wide angled, landscape type shots. With Photosynth, you can create great 360 degree images to a high quality. Once taken you have the option of sharing them with your contacts over Facebook. This app is also free.
Adobe Photoshop Express
This is a great photo editor which can have the user hooked for hours. It allows iPhone users to create brilliant colour effects, filters and borders. The one touch features make for particularly easy interaction when you are utilising a range of editing techniques. This app has the advantage of being free as well.
With all this talk of color you’d think an app which promotes black and white images would be somewhat redundant. Not so. This one allows for those classic vignettes which hark to the romance of the 1940’s and 50’s. You get complete control over the contrast and intensity of the images. Priced at 69p.
This is one of the best and innovative camera apps available to the iPhone. What makes it so good is that it allows a multitude of camera effects and styles from a range of cameras such as ‘Helga’, ‘Cinema’ and ‘Infrared’. It’s not cheap at £1.49 but worth every penny!
Many thanks to the creative team at Ladbrokes Games Online for putting together this innovative app list; experience these fun ways of taking photos on your phone today!