Top 10 iOS apps for iPhone Photography | Free Photo Editing Apps

Apple phones have this amazing camera which gives great photo even for novice photographers. However, there are some very simple tools which can enhance the photos further. These tools can reach you via many apps available at Apple’s App Store.

We went through a handful of apps and have come with a list of freshly brewed which are best photography apps for iOS. You can select these apps based on your camera preferences.

Top 10 Apps for iPhone Photography

Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe Photoshop Express is the biggest sized app in this list with a size of ~222MB. The app is surely one of the best free iOS photography apps. It comes with a good number of features.

Features of Adobe Photoshop Express:

– iPhone photography app
– Multi-format support
– Crop, straighten, rotate, flip, etc.
– Upload picture from any storage
– Create and edit collage
– Change border, thickness, color
– Share pictures directly on different social media platforms
– Premium feature available
– Multi-language support

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Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom does not need much of an introduction. The app is a big app which is sized ~157MB. This huge size does bring in a lot of features as compared to the other apps in App Store. With those features, Adobe Lightroom would be one of the best photo editing app.

Features of Adobe Lightroom:

– iPhone photography app
– Simple editing to manual editing tools
– Play with Exposure, Clarity, Brightness, etc.
– Capture photos in DNG format
– Premium feature available
– Multi-language support

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Instagram is kind of an underrated app when it comes to editing pictures. If you are looking for some basic filters, then there is no need to install any additional all. Instagram is sized only ~123MB.

Features of Instagram:

– iPhone photography app
– Photo Collage
– Handoff to switch between Apple Watch and iPhone
– Edit and Share in one photo editor app
– Multi-language support

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Pixlr – Photo Collages, Effects, Overlays, Filters

Pixlr is a hub for various photo editing option. This hub is sized only ~75MB. Edited images can be shared directly to your social media apps.

Features of Pixlr:

– iPhone photography app
– Add texts
– Add filters
– Auto-fix to balance out colors
– Add borders to your images
– Blur background to make yourself focussed
– Make selfies better by removing spots, whitening teeth, etc.
– Keep all your favourite effects in one place
– Multi-language support

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Photo Editor by Aviary

Photo Editor by Aviary is in the iOS app photography list cause it is one of the Editor’s Choice app. This app is sized at ~36.3MB only.

Features of Photo Editor by Aviary:

– iPhone photography app
– Free and paid filter available
– Fix saturation, warmth, tint, etc.
– Share photos directly across different social media platforms
– Premium feature available
– Multi-language support

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Manual is the smallest app in this list. It is sized only ~3.4MB.

Features of Manual:

– iPhone photography app
– Shoot pictures in RAW format
– Full independent control of ISO, Shutter, White Balance, etc.
– Grid Overlays
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Photoblend app is sized ~100MB. With over 10 million users, let’s see what makes this app one of the best camera app for iOS.

Features of Photoblend:

– iPhone photography app
– Blend any two images
– Share edited images on social media platforms

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Luminance app is sized only ~5.3MB. However, it has amazing user review.

Features of Luminance:

– iPhone photography app
– Crop, Rotate your images
– Adjust layers
– Export photos at full resolution
– Filters (White Balance, Exposure, Sepia, Grain, etc.)
– Share edited images on social media platforms

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Horizon Camera

Horizon Camera is one of the best photo editor app and measures only ~27MB.

Features of Horizon Camera:

– iPhone photography app
– Capture horizontal photos and videos
– Capture media in different resolution
– Record videos in different FPS
– Add filters
– Lossless Zooming
– Multi-language support

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Paper Camera

Paper Camera app has a size of only ~19MB. This is a paid app and comes at only $2.99 (~Rs. 200).

Features of Paper Camera:

– iPhone photography app
– Cartoon like filters
– Real time taking photos/videos
– Real time adding filters
– Multi language support

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Note 1: All the above-mentioned apps are free.
Note 2: We haven’t mentioned all the features of the respective apps. Discover them yourself.

That was our list of iOS photography apps 2018. If you have any app which you think stands a chance to our list, shoot them in the comments below.

Debshikha Banerjee