Photo & Video Apps
From small screens to large, every iOS device has a camera now — and there’s no shortage of great photography apps!. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Photo & Video Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of photo & video applications from the App Store.
Blend Photos and Artistic Genes and You Get Photogene
The App Store's shelves are well stocked with photography and image-editing apps but few are as capable as Omer Shoor's Photogene. You won't confuse this app for the iPhone and iPod touch with Adobe Photoshop, but it's a lot more fun.
Quad Camera — Toy Photography For The Kid In You
For the photographer that enjoys the toy camera genre the Quad Camera — Multi Shot Cam by Takayuki Fukatsu is a fun iPhone photography app. This is the 4th release in their series of toy camera apps, based on such toy cameras as the Lomo and Holga.
Ready SteadyCam, Shoot! Get Better Low-light Photos With Darkroom Pro
StepCase's SteadyCam Premium (now called Darkroom Pro) is similar to other apps we've reviewed such as Sudobility's Night Camera. What these apps do is to rely on the iPhone's built-in accelerometer to gauge when you're holding the iPhone steady so you can take sharper pictures in low light.
Wanted: Customize Your Photos For Old-Timey Fun
The folks that created cartoonizeme for adding comic faces, props and frames to photos have another entertaining app called Wanted that turns your iPhone pics into sepia-toned wanted posters. You can customize the name, reward amount, and add western-style props to any photo in your library. Nothing good in your library? You can also choose to take a new photo and start with that instead.
Use Animoto to Create MTV-Style Videos
Animoto, from RightSprite, is a nifty little app that will turn the pictures stored in your iPhone and iPhone touch into mini-MTV-style music videos.
Select photos from your camera roll, select a genre of music (pop, hip hop, Latin, jazz, you name it) and then select a song.
Photonasis 2.0 May be a Bit to Basic for Most
Photonasis 2.0 by Mohamed Moshrif is a very basic iPhone or iPod touch photo “editing” app. I wouldn’t exactly call what its functions do truly editing a photo.
The structure of Photonasis 2.0 is quite basic.
Roll Swap Gives you Added Camera Rolls and More Privacy
(Editor's Note, although this review refers to the "free version," Roll Swap has been updated and the new price is $1.99)
If you are someone who takes a lot of pictures with your iPhone or iPod touch, then Roll Swap by Ernest Otto Software could really help you organize and protect your photos.
DoubleExp FREE Proves Two Photos are Better Than One
Once considered a fluke that could very well ruin two groups of photos, double exposures have become just another creative tool in your camera bag of tricks. And now with DoubleExp FREE by Tandem Systems you can apply this same technique to your on-the-go library right from your iPhone or iPod touch for free.
Create Decorative Photo Collages With ImageTouch HD
If you are someone who likes a bit more from their photo presentation, ImageTouch 2 by Intellicore might be exactly what you are looking for. ImageTouch lets you arrange the photos you have on your iPhone or iPod touch into little collages that you can send to your friends and family from wherever you may be.
Memeo Photo is a Great way to Share Your iPhone Photos
Memeo Photo by Memeo Inc. is a free photo sharing app that is both high-tech and easy to use. Linked to the Memeo Share website, Memeo Photo is an app that lets you share the photos you take using your iPhone with friends and family from wherever you may be.
Flickr Mobile Enhances Features for Show and Go
This year alone, consumers around the world will buy up about 1 billion cellphones equipped with cameras, according to market researchers. There's an awful lot of snapping going on and Flickr wants in on the action.
Night Camera Aspires to Let You See Clearly in Dim Light
I think the iPhone's built-in camera is pretty good, as far as cellphone cameras go. The one thing it, and probably every other cellphone camera, has a problem with, is taking pictures in low light.
f/8 Lets You Be on the Spot and Ready to Shoot Great Photos
If you're passionate about photography and have the gear to match, then you'll find Bitwerkz's f/8 to your liking. If you don't, you won't.
f/8 is a simple app with a sophisticated purpose: It helps you calculate depth of field (DOF).
Thanksgiving Turkeynizer Greetings
After releasing the Halloween Pumpkinizer, developer Mexircus recently released an app for the next upcoming holiday - the Thanksgiving Turkeynizer, an app that allows the user to create personalized Thanksgiving greeting cards.
SnapTell Explorer: You Can Judge a Book By Its Cover After All
La, la, la, you stroll into your favorite bookstore and you see a book that you'd like to buy. "Hmmm," you say to yourself, "Self, I wonder if this book is any good and better yet, can I find it cheaper somewhere else?"
So, you pull out your trusty iPhone and launch SnapTell Explorer, the free app you downloaded just the other day.