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.
Say Cheese! Camera Genius Expands iPhone Photo Capabilities
Camera Genius - If your iPhone were a camera first and phone second, it would probably have more sophisticated photo-taking features. But it’s an iPhone. Camera is nowhere in its name.
ColorSplash: Add a Splash of Color to Black and White Photos
ColorSplash, from Hendrik Kueck, is both entertaining and frustrating to use, at least if your fingers are the size of premium hot dogs. It's an image-manipulation app that enables you to convert your color photos into black and white and then restore the color to objects you would like to highlight.
iFunCam is a Fun But Quirky Photo App
iFunCam is a photo editing program for the iPhone that allows you to add frames and silly items to your pictures. You know how you can get your picture taken at an amusement park standing behind a giant wooden wall with painted bodies (like mermaids or carnival characters) with a hole for just your head to peak out of?
PhotoTalk: Add Audio Clips to iPhone Photos
Since iPhone owners are still without a video-shooting mode, Metacreature Apps is trying to help ease the pain with PhotoTalk, an application which allows users to add up to 30 seconds of audio to their photos.
PhoneFramer Dresses Up Your Photos With Fun Borders
PhoneFramer allows you to add colorful frames to your iPhone photos. It is an effortless app to use, and adds creative decorations to photos, which is especially festive around holidays. Because PhoneFramer processes your photo frame on the web, the app requires EDGE, 3G or Wi-Fi.
Find out what Celebrity you Look Like with FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike Plus
If you have ever wondered what celebrity you or your friends may look like, FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike by FaceDouble Inc. lets you find out right from your iPhone or iPod touch.
When you open FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike it prompts you to either take a photo or to choose one from your library.
Tiffen Photo fx Has an Infinite Number of Options for Your Image
Photo fx is a set of digital optical filters (filters are Tiffen's main line of business) for the iPhone and iPod touch. You use these filters to simulate the results you get with a variety of filters and lab processes when taking photographs with film.
Send Multiple Pics in One Message with Multi-Photo Email
Multi-Photo Email: In the race to have the shiniest, most feature-heavy phone, iPhone users are pretty much at the front of the pack. I myself went through about three phones a year, always looking for something, well, cooler, until I got my iPhone.
Greeting iCard Has eCards With 'Best Wish for You!'
Greeting iCard, from Wondershare, is a clever concept for an app that is likely to appeal to teenagers and young adults. Unfortunately, like some teenagers, this app needs an major makeover.
Pictacular Photo Effects App Is Far From Spectacular
When I first read MobileCorridor's description of Pictacular, its new photo effects app, it seemed like a nifty idea, so I downloaded it. Pictacular, enables you to attach audio bits to pictures you take with the app or select them from your Camera Roll.
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.