When we think about photo applications the first one that comes to our mind is Instagram. The name has become synonymous with mobile photography, but there are many more apps out photo enthusiast love. They also deserve to be tried for the differentiation they bring to mobile photography. Here are some of the top trending apps for the Android platform.
Adobe has finally brought the much wanted layered image editing to touch devices with this app.
The app supports automatic synchronisation with Adobe Creative Cloud. Launched first on Android platform, it also supports export to various file formats such as PSD and PNG via camera images or email. There are a bunch of effects and tutorial available in app for easy and quick editing. Even Though a lot of users have reported bugs, Adobe should be out soon with some fixes. This app seems to be a good buy only if you want more features than those available in the free apps. Get the app here.
Camera Zoom FX is a third party camera app for Android based devices with better camera controls and image enhancement features than the stock apps. On select devices the app supports tweaking of functions like ISO, metering, brightness, exposure, contrast, saturation, sharpness. On Android devices Pro Scenes modes like Nightshot, Beach and an Image Stabilizer function are available to help you take better images in specific situations. The post procession section comes the an array of special effects and enhancement filters. This app is a good buy if you are unsatisfied with the app that came with your phone. Get the app here.
The award winning PicSay PRO app is not just another picture editing application. The images are edited in a non destructive way, the app does this by creating an image of the original image for editing. With over 100,000 installs and an average user rating of 4.7 stars, it is one of the top photo editors for Android users. The app comes with the standard set of editing options like sharpening, red eye reduction, crop & straighten, distort. Other fun editing options like the ability to insert cutouts of other pictures, paint, make color splash out of black-and-white pictures, add text, word balloons make it fun to use. Special effects like Cross Process, Lomo, Vignette, faux HDR, Tilt-shift, Pencil Sketch are also available. There is a huge array of editing and effect functions that are available in the application. Get the app here.
Paper Camera gets its name from the fact that any image edited with the application looks like an image printed on paper. Once you take the picture the app immediately gives you a series of fun and edgy editing effects that is previewed in real time of the image. once you choose the desired effect you can save the image. Effects like Pop Andy, a dedication to the world famous artists Andy Warhol’s Pop style images, make this app great fun to use. The UI of the app is simple and easy to understand and comes with a set of signature effects. if you are into making cartoon, edgy, fun images, this is the app for you. Get the app here.
As the app name suggests, this app helps you control your DSLR with your phone. Tethered shooting with a DSLR has always had been usually restricted to computers and laptops. But with the coming of mobile phones and tablets this functionality also began to be seen in these devices with the help of such applications. This app currently supports only Canon EOS DSLRs, and the development is still in Beta phase. The app was launched before the launch date due to demand by customers. With this app you can remotely control most function that are present in your DSLR like focus, live view, capturing modes, time lapse and many others remotely from your phone. Get your app here.