Most of us carry our smartphones with us everywhere we go. The camera on the newly-launched iPhone 7 and 7 Plus — and those adorning nearly all recent iPhone models — are nearly as powerful or more so as the point-and-shoots of yesteryear, with a massive selection of sophisticated applications that render them even more versatile.
Check out this list of our favorite photography apps for iPhone if you want to make the most of your smartphone’s camera, whether you’re looking for a way to shoot, edit, or organize your photos with the touch of your finger and a little intuitiveness.
1 . Pro Camera: $2.99 Rating on iTunes: 4+
The best iPhone camera I have ever used. Pro Camera app provides a highly intuitive interface with an impressive array of DSLR-like controls. There are hundreds of ways to configure settings and then simply save as a preset. With Apple’s latest devices, a 3D press opens a list of presets which is cool. Main features include vivdHDR, lowlight+, HD and 4K video and pro editing with 75+ filter effects.
2 . Camera+ : $2.99 Rating on iTunes: 4+
Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone who’s barely touched a camera, Camera+ will make you love taking photos. This app provides upto 6× zoom with advanced digital processing which provides you with quality that simply blows away the competition. Best features includes front flash, horizontal level, light box, scene modes, crops, borders and captions.
3 . FiLMiC Pro : $9.99 Rating on iTunes: 4+
FiLMiC Pro turns your iOS device into a broadcast worthy High Definition video camera. Features include:
Standard, manual and hybrid shooting modes. A shooting style for any skill level.
Apple Watch support for remote start/stop and live video preview.
Portrait and Landscape shooting orientations.
Variable speed zoom with zoom presets.
Sync audio frame rates of 24, 25, 30, 48* 50* and 60* fps. (* iPhone 6 and 6s series only).
High speed frame rates of 60,120,240 fps (hardware dependent).
Action slider with extensive controls for live shooting adjustments.
Support for 240fps on iPhone 6 and 6s.
2K and 3K resolutions with audio (hardware dependent).
Slow and fast motion FX options.
Adjust video settings after capture (Exposure, contrast, saturation, tint, color temperature).
Customizable saved personal presets.
Aspect ratio framing guide overlays.
Thirds guide for dynamic composition.
Support for FiLMiC Remote. FiLMiC Remote allows you to control an iOS device running FiLMiC Pro with a second device running FiLMiC Remote.
Optimized for iOS10.