20 Must Have Camera Apps for iPhone 4
iPhone 4 has been notably well-known for its camera which takes impressive picture. Thanks to its Retina display, the photos look even greater. Not forget to mention its ability to process the HDR photo on the fly.
So, if you have been playing around with the iPhone camera, now it’s the time to take a look at some of the apps out there which could give you even greater satisfactory in mobile photography.
Add effects to your photo using Instagram (Free)
Instagram is one of the few pioneer apps that enhance your photos. It is free and has many amazing effects and tilt-shift blur to set a new life into your photos. Among the gorgeous filters that we loved are the Nashville which turned your photo into an old and classy feel and Lord Kelvin which add a deep saturation with great frame border.
And you could share your share your photos in a simple photo stream with friends to see – and follow your friends’ photos with the click of a single button. Every day you open up Instagram, you’ll see new photos from your closest friends, and creative people from around the world.
Turn your photo into blocks using LEGO Photo (Free)
We know that there any many apps out there have super cool effects / filters etc. But one special mention is the LEGO Photo that is free. It captures or converts your existing photo and turns it into a mosaic LEGO blocks. And you could easily change the logo of your LEGO blocks color theme every time you tap on the picture. Another benefit? Let say you tons of LEGOs and you want to do some art, use this apps as your blueprint.
Create your own photo/video censorship with Mosaiker (Free)
Another fun camera app that is free is Mosaiker. It function as a camcorder app which you can add mosaic in the film. Simply select the area you want to hide, Mosaiker will automatically track the target and put mosaic on it. You can also adjust mosaic block size, re-select target area or remove mosaic during video recording. You can then save as video or picture. Some fun ideas are adding mosaic to your friends face in a bar or to a girl’s cleavage.
Do even more effect on your photo using Photogene (USD1.99)
If you love to add effects to your photos and Instagram is not your league, try Photogene. This intuitive, easy to use application offers a comprehensive set of professional editing tools such as crop, color adjustments (including levels), correct underexposed photos, apply artistic filters such as sepia or posterize. You can even add text bubbles, frame, and special effects such as reflection or vignette. Guaranteed to satisfy your picky photography needs.
Bring out the photo style with Hipstamatic (USD1.99)
Hipstamatic is another cool app with characters. It brings back the look, feel, unpredictable beauty, and fun of plastic toy cameras of the past. The Hipstamatic keeps the style of shooting old school but gives you the ability to swap lenses, film, and flash settings all with the swipe of a finger. Among the special effects available are the vignettes, blurring, over saturation, discolored images.
Transform the photo to black & white using MonoPhix (USD0.99)
MonoPhix is the vintage black & white app which packs power and a huge featureset in an incredibly easy to use package. It allows total control over the intensity of the dark and light tones in the image, allowing ultimate contrast variations. This is accompanied by two types of highly adjustable vignetting, the ability to set the black & white layer as a transparent layer over your original image to create great vintage effects.
Shoot in long exposure with Magic Shutter (USD2.99)
Magic Shutter is a magical apps that manipulate your iPhone camera shutter to take in longer exposure. This is essentially useful when you take night photography or in a very dimm light environment. With longer shutter speed, there are many variety of creative photos you can take. For example light trails, waterfalls and even fireworks.
Turn your iPhone into a Polaroid using ShakeItPhoto (USD1.99)
ShakeItPhoto brings you an alternative to take Polaroid photo using your iPhone. Take a photo and out pops a perfect Polaroid photo. Watch your image develop and shake the image just like a real Polaroid photo to make it develop faster. Impress your friend with old style with latest technology. Real classy.
Highlight your photo subject using ColorSplash (USD0.99)
ColorSplash lets you quickly and easily give photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white, while keeping your chosen details in color. This effect draws the viewers’ attention to the colored areas, creating striking images. Useful when you want to highlight certain object in the picture. Idea suggestion – black and white the whole picture and leaves the bikini in red.
Take great scenery photo by using Pano (USD1.99)
Pano is a cool app that lets you take beautiful, seamless panoramic photos straight from your phone, no other software necessary. It has simple interface and allow you to take 360-degree panoramas picture with automatic alignment and color correction to make a seamless photos. Panorama is not your thing? Be creative, this apps also helps you to create wide angle scene.
Create a fun miniature world using TiltShift (USD1.99)
Sometimes the iPhone apps really put big brand camera to shame. TiltShift is an app that transform your picture of a scene into a miniature world with just a few taps. It simulates a tilt-shift lens that tricks your mind into viewing a photo as a miniature scene. A simple idea that transformed your photo into a great work of art. Next time when you visit a helicopter pad on a high rise building, this would be a fun way to take scenery photo.
Shoot cheesy couple photos with Pocketbooth (USD0.99)
This is the stage where you become bored with your existing camera apps in your iPhone and you’re looking for something fun. Pocketbooth as the name suggests, it turns your iPhone into a photobooth. Imagine you’re sitting in a booth to take photo for your passport, and in the movie, people usually take couple shots in the photobooth? Now you get the idea. It replicates the spontaneous of taking photo and produce it into a film strip with some classy 1950s-era.
Lomo your iPhone using QuadCamera – MultiShot (USD1.99)
Lomography has become so popular and everyone who is into arts will own one. Now that you could use your iPhone as a Lomography camera, you can join the group of artistic people too. QuadCamera shoot continuously 4 to 8 picture to create one image with a single click (or tap). Similar to other camera apps, you could also add effects or filter to give your picture an extra kick.
Take photo secretly using Disguised Cam (USD0.99)
You saw a sexy pretty girl standing across the bar and you’re too embarrassed to lift your iPhone to snap her photo? DisguisedCam is created for someone like you! This app disguised your iPhone screen with normal looking interface (web browser, text document.. etc) and right at the small corner you’re actually taking picture. Cleverly disable your flash and sound, it will help in your covert operation. Way to go, pervert! .. we mean.. people!
Take photo when you says “Cheese” with SoundSnap (USD0.99)
This is a common problem with iPhone when you want to take self portrait or with your partner. It is just too darn hard to press the snap button. Luckily, we found this app. SoundSnap is a simple camera app that lets you take pictures by detecting any sound you make. Simply tap, speak or make any sound into the built-in microphone and SoundSnap will quickly snap a picture! So if you say cheese or even quack, the camera will do it’s job. Just let one people say cheese this time okay?
Turn your iPhone into a fast camera using QuickPix (USD0.99)
QuickPix as the name suggest, it takes quick picture. If you carry an SLR, you will need a point-and-shoot camera to take the opportunity of the happenings around you. Photography is about capturing the perfect moment and this apps will equip you with a fast point-and-shoot camera, all in your iPhone. It has fast startup with minimal processing time between photos.
Give your iPhone camera extra features with Camera+ (USD0.99)
Camera+ offers up to 6 times zoom, a stabilizer, a timer, a burst option, the use of iPhone 4′s LED flash, and the option to use both the front and rear facing camera. The apps saves your pihotos into the app itself. In the options menu, it allows you to pick and choose which pictures you want to save to your camera roll. It also allows you to share pictures to Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, SMS, or email. The app also allows you to copy and paste pictures you have taken.
Create more (lots) effects using FX Photo Studio (USD0.99)
Another cool camera app for iPhone is the FX Photo Studio. It has 194 photo effects and many other editing function such as masking, mix effects and adjust the effects parameter, thus making it an unique app which you could tweak most of the filters, creating your very own kind of photography art.
Turn your iPhone into SLR camera using ProCamera (USD2.99)
ProCamera mimic your actual SLR camera and bundled with most of the advance feature similar to the full-feldge digital camera. For professional shutter bug, this app has RapidFire Mode Hold the shutter button to continuously snap full-resolution photos at up to 12 pictures per secondm, exclusive Expert Mode function for separate focus/exposure, White Balance adjustment, Anti-Shake Image Stabilizer, 6x HQ Digital Zoom in full resolution, Virtual Horizon, alignment grids, digital Flash and much more.
Make your photo into cartoon using ToonPAINT (USD1.99)
ToonPAINT allows you to easily create awesome looking cartoon-paintings with your own photos. This is specially fun when you hanging out with your friend and create a hand-drawn picture of their face using your iPhone. Unlike other photography apps, ToonPAINT is not just an image filter – it’s a smart-painting application that enables you to express your creativity and obtain compelling results without requiring you to take Art classes.
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