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Best iPhone Photo Apps for Photography

Smartphone cameras and apps are constantly making it easier to capture amazing photos while on the go. Carrying a camera with you isn’t necessary if you have an iPhone or another smartphone in your pocket.

While the default camera and options will come in quite handy, having a few select apps can help to get even more out of your phone. Here we’ll take a look at 10 of the best iphone photo apps.


Photogene offers users a wide variety of editing tools. With this app you can easily crop, straighten, sharpen, adjust colors, add artistic filters, add special effects, add text, upload to your favorite social networking site, and much more.


If you’re a Photobucket user the iPhone app makes it easy to manage your account on the go. You can browse Photobucket, upload your photos, and manage albums.


Fotobabble lets you have some fun by easily adding your voice to photos and instantaneously share those talking photos with your friends. All you need to do is take a picture, speak into the microphone, and share with friends by email, Facebook, or Twitter.


Hipstamatic is an app for giving photos a retro feel. As Hipstamatic puts it, “The Hipstamatic for iPhone is an application that brings back the look, feel, unpredictable beauty, and fun of plastic toy cameras from the past.” You can quickly and easily change the lens, flash or film to get different results. It has built in Facebook and Flickr sharing so it’s easy to show off the great photos that you’re taking.

Camera Flash Deluxe

With this app you can easily add a flash to your iPhone’s camera. In addition, you’ll also have a set of effects like black and white, sepia, fog, invert, and more.


Pano is an app the enables you to easily take panoramic photos with your iphone. Use it’s handy transparent guides to line up your shots and string together up to 16 photos to make one impressive panoramic shot. Pano then does all of the work to line up the images and create the end result.


Instagram is a free app. Choose from several different filters and effects, including tilt shift. You can upload your photos directly to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and other popular social networking sites.

Camera Bag

With Camera Bag you enhance your photos by simulating classic camera and film situations. It’s like having several different cameras all within your iPhone. Use it while taking new photos or apply changes to photos from your library.


ShakeItPhoto replicates the effect of having an instant camera (Polaroid). You take a photo and watch it develop. Shake it just like you would with a real Polaroid photo. You can even turn your existing photos into Polaroids.


Pocketbooth turns your iPhone into a vintage photobooth. It is designed to emulate the experience of a 1950s-era Model 11. You can even print photo strips directly from the app with a compatible device and printer.

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