Looking for the best apps for beginners in iPhone Photography (iphoneography)? Well, you are in the right place. Below we’ve listed several great apps to help you starting your first experience in iPhoneography world. I’m sure if you are an expert, you knew much more better than us. So if you’ve found any other cool apps to help beginners, do not hesitate to write them in the comment section and we’ll add to our list.
The most favorite app for me, personally. Nominated as the best mobile photo app of 2012, Snapseed is basically not for iOS only. It’s also available for Mac OS X and Windows PC. With plenty of creative enhancements and filter effects, you’ll be regret to not trying Snapseed. The best part, this app can automatically analyze your photo and adjust color and exposure to perfection of your wish.
Download Snapseed (Premium App)
The most favorite app for everyone. Instagram is basically a social media app for sharing beautiful photos. Besides, it also has built-in photo filters to give nice-looking effects on your photos before uploading them to sharing. Personally I use many other apps then I use Instagram for finishing touch and sharing.
Download Instagram (Free App)
#3 Fotor – CameraBag
This iOS app is practically a new app but it has stunning features and capabilities you never imagine. It has built-in third-party camera app with a bunch of advanced features like Grid, Burst, Stabilizer and Timers. Once captured a photo, you can directly use its 1-Tap Enhance to make your photo more stunning. Plus, do enter its “FX Effects” menu and you’ll find about 75 well defined Effects and Filters in various categories, including Classic, Analog, Lomo, Black and White, Art, Vintage Style, as well as 23 different styles of frames.
Download Fotor (Free For Limited Time)
Action Shot is really different but cool app than any other mobile photography apps. What ActionShot is capable of is to create a sequence shot producing really interesting photo of a movement. This app is pretty cool and does a good job as what its developer stated. You should give it a try.
Download ActionShot (Free App)
Pixlromatic by Autodesk Inc. is another great app in mobile photography as it offers simplicity in creating creative photos with full effects. The developer stated you can make use of its over 2 million combinations to make colorful spectacular photos. Add drama, sparkle, neon, light leaks, grunge and borders to your photos.
Download Pixlr-o-matic (Free App)
#6 DMD Panorama
As what its name tells you. DMD Panorama is my favorite app to shot panoramic photos in a breeze. With fully automated capture system, users don’t need to stitch multiple photos. Simply hold your iPhone vertically then hit the “Start” button and lets this app does the magic.
Download DMD Panorama (Premium App)
#7 Bleach Bypass
This creative app is intended for photography enthusiasts and iPhoneographers to add a cinematic quality effects to your iPhone photos. With 9 adjustable style effects, Bleach Bypass can apply high-end quality image processing and transform your ordinary photo to an extraordinary one.
Download Bleach Bypass (Premium App)
Featuring cinematic style anamorphic lens, LensFlare app can offer its users with a wide selection of lens types to choose from. Each flare has unique properties and is really dynamic.
Download LensFlare (Premium App)
#9 Camera Genius
Really a great replacement for iPhone’s standard camera app. Camera Genius works just like what its name tells. This app is smart, creative and easy-to-use. With 6X digital zoom, this app also has Burst Mode shooting making your photos look like a Pro.
Download Camera Genius (Premium App)
ProCamera is a well-balanced 5-in-1 app that enhances still photo and video, and includes a suite of photo editing tools, social networking support, and camera related utilities. Really another perfect replacement for iPhone’s stock camera app to shot photos like a Pro. Many aspects can be adjusted while you want to capture a photo. This app can even also scan QR Codes.
Download ProCamera (Premium App)
#11 645 Pro
I have this app installed on my iPhone but I don’t use it frequently. Honestly saying, this app really has feature-rich options to customize the way you are shooting a pic. 645 PRO has all its controls “on-camera”, providing instant access to everything. But obviously you’ll need to spend a couple of minutes to understand all its features and how to use this advanced camera app.
Download 645 Pro Camera (Premium App)
#12 Big Lens
Need to create a Macro-like photos using your iPhone? Don’t worry as it is now easy with an app called “Big Lens”. This app has plenty of powerful filter effects to focus and depth-of-field. Simply focus on where you want, with Reallusion’s Big Lens which turns everyone’s iPhone into a professional DSLR camera. Users can also adjust the aperture control with a single gesture to instantly change the blur level of the out-of-focus area. Pretty cool to have it.
Download Big Lens (Premium App)
#13 360 Panorama
Another great app to create a panoramic photos with your iPhone. While DMD Panorama offers easy-to-use method, this app offers total control on your hands. Featuring Magical gyro viewing, this app uses your iPhone’s gyroscope to interact like looking around in 360 degrees. Simply pan the camera and watch as images are stitched seamlessly.
Download 360 Panorama (Premium App)
What this app does is really really cool. ColorBlast will allow you to create black and white (B&W) photos with partially colorful section. With this app you can create dynamic black and white photos with selected areas of color by simply brushing in the area of interest.
Download ColorBlast! (Premium App)
Featuring about 39 vintage and experimental photographic filters, Lo-mob is a perfect app if you need more effects to be processed on your photos. Worth to have it.
Download Lo-mob (Premium App)
#16 iQuikDoF Pro
The app enables users to create depth of field effects (27 Presets) in any photos. Create attention to a particular object or area in the photo, easily and quikly.
Download iQuickDof Pro (Premium App)
Using this app is really interesting. Featuring various lenses to try for, you can capture effects-rich photos. Available lenses are: Baby Face, Darken, Color Dodge, Faded, Text, Cross Process, Redscale, Lomographic, Goth, Duo Sepia, Silver Gelatin, Diana, Kieb 16a, Ronda, SMENA 35, HOLGA, Luvitel 166+, Aqua Sapphire, Nashville, Early Bird, Newage, Skyline, Cyanotype, 1920, XPro, Super 8mm, ‘70s, Golden Age, Pinhole.
Download Lens+ (Premium App)
#18 Simply B&W
Featuring 6 different colored lens filters, Simply B&W lets you create stunning Black and White photos like a Pro. Users are also allowed to adjust the brightness and contrast of the image with ease. Go ahead give it a try and I’m sure you’ll be addicted to use it more and more to create professional artistic black and white images.
Download Simply B&W (Premium App)
#19 Perfectly Clear
A very highly recommended app for every iPhoneographer in the world. This app is designed as “1-tap to enhance” which means you can tweak your photo and apply color corrections in just one tap and this app’s engine will automatically generate the result although you can still alter its look. The best part, its UI displays your photo’s “before and after” so you can preview the corrections in real time.
Download Perfectly Clear (Premium App)
A mobile photo editing suite equipped with a bunch of advanced features. Filterstorm contains powerful tools including layers, curves manipulation, color correction abilities, noise reduction, sharpening, vignetting, and black and white conversion fine-tuning. Personally saying, this is the true Photoshop for iPhone.
Download Filterstrom (Premium App)
This app is a simple app to add text on your photos with stylish cool fonts you can choose for. Very useful if you want to add watermark text.
Download Impression (Premium App)
That’s it. I really hope those apps can help beginners in iPhoneography to take high-quality photos with their iPhone / iPod Touch. Once again, please do not hesitate to tip us for apps you think it’s useful.