Much loved, well reviewed iPhone and iPad app Camera+ quickly became the go-to Camera replacement and set the standard for shooters when it was released back when the iPhone 4 arrived, bringing things like image stabilisation and exposure control long before Apple did. But it hasn't rested on its laurels. Camera+ is continuously the best in its class, with a tremendous set of features, fantastic editing, and a blissfully customisable interface that lets you choose exactly how much control you want over the camera.
You'll get tools that help you get the best out of your photos, from fixing the basics to significantly enhancing your images with creative filters, borders and text options. Combined with a range of shooting choices, Camera+ proves an essential app that benefits greatly from a dedicated developer who regularly offers new updates and adds features. Top In-App Purchases, including new FX Packs are for once worth the additional investment, adding to an already quality package.
Facetune is one of the best apps we've come across for editing portraits and selfies, and has been the number one Photo and Video app in more than 100 countries. It offers Photoshop style tools that can be surprisingly subtle if used correctly, to enable you to whiten teeth, remove blemishes, smooth skin, add details, edit the skin tone, fill bald patches and get rid of red eye.
You can also reshape for deeper edits and then you can defocus areas and add filters and frames to finish off the image.
Instagram is a photo sharing social network that's taken the world by storm over the past few years as celebrities and brands have signed up. Traditionally, Instagram would let you share only square images, but you can now share images of any shape and apply Instagram's preset filters to enhance the photo.
If you're already an Instagram user, you might like Layout, which lets you combine multiple images into one to share on Instagram.
Enlight is one of Apple's Apps of the Year for 2015, and rightly so. It offers some incredible creative features that can transform your iPhone snaps into stunning works of art. You can blend images for double exposure effects, add text, use masks and more to wow friends and followers. We've spent hours editing images with Enlight and have been continuously impressed with the results. It's well worth its price tag.
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