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Recommended and will be used in class

 
APP NAMEiPhone LINKANDROID LINK (If Available) DESCRIPTIONCOST
BEST FREE IPHONE APPS!ScreenShot00002I’m the Best Free iPhone Apps reviewer at Gizmo’s Freeware. Take a look at my selection of the very best FREE iPhone apps!Free
LightroomLightroomLightroomMy new go-to app for taking photos I really care about. Not only is the price great (FREE!) it has some great features including extensive image editing tools, shooting HDR (High Dynamic Range) to capture the full range of tones in challenging lighting conditions (a weak point of smartphones), and the ability to make localized images enhancements so you can optimize just parts of your image.

If you have a newer iPhone (7, 6s, & 6s Plus) you can shoot in the RAW format which gives you the most flexibility for getting the best images your camera can offer.

If you are a subscriber to Adobe's Creative Cloud for Photography program ($8?month) you can seemlessly sync images back and forth between your photo and your desktop.
Free
Google PhotosGoogle PhotosGoogle PhotosGoogle Photos is a smarter home for all your photos and videos, made for the way you take photos today.Free
Google Street ViewGoogle Street ViewGoogle Street ViewWhile this is offered as a street view app, one of the great options it offers is shooting non-linear panoramics.Free
DMD PanoramaDMD PanoramaDMD PanoramaAnother panoramic program. Stitch together images to create 360° images. Some programs that do similar things work better than others in some situations.$2
SnapseedSnapseedSnapseedProbably the best photo editor. Make adjustments not just globally, but locally.FREE
Patch: Smart Portrait EditorPatch: Smart Portrait EditorMasks and blurs the background for shallow depth of field for highlighting a person in the foreground
NightCap Pro
NightCap ProLow light night photography$2

Recommended, BUT Will Not Be Taught in Class

APP NAMEiPhone LINKANDROID LINK (If Available) DESCRIPTIONCOST
ProCameraProCameraan excellent app, and up until recently, was my go-to camera app$5
EnlightEnlightEnlight is such a great app because it honestly does a lot of the great things that VSCO Cam, Instagram, or any other app can do, but funnels it all into one app. So if you hate switching among apps just to get a picture looking right (and you don’t need crazy in-depth controls), then Enlight is a pretty great catchall. Also, act fast because it’s currently 50 percent off in iTunes$4
PhotoToasterPhotoToasterThe features include:
– 60+ one click effects that can instantly improve or completely alter a photo
– 80+ one click settings in Lighting, Fx, Vignette, Texture and Border categories that allow more creative control
– 26 live slider controls that allow for exacting control of all image adjustments
– 45+ tasteful borders
– 20+ creative texture overlays
– Lighting Brushes for a new level of control with brush-on exposure adjustments
– FX Brush to brush in areas of color or focus
– Non-destructive editing
– Multiple undo
– Professional level lighting adjustments to lighten shadows and recover highlights
– Separate channel processing lets you to bend colors in new and interesting ways.
– Black & white conversion controls to create the exact look you want.
– Noise reduction to remove unwanted grain in low light photos
– Recent edits list that maintains recently edited photos so that you may continue an edit session later
– Save your own presets (if you create a look you like, save it for future use)
– Crop, rotate, flip and straighten
– Complete EXIF support
– Export to the usual social media suspects or at full resolution to your Photo Album
– Non-square Instagram posts are automatically matted on a white background
– Send a real Postcard with Sincerely
$3
PixlrPixlrChoose from four pre-defined dimensions (or input your own custom dimensions) for fast and flexible image resizing after editing.
• Create and customize a photo collage by editing its layout, background, and spacing.
• ‘Auto Fix’ photos for a one-click fix to balance out colors, adjusting for poor lighting conditions.
• Explore cool tools: easily adjust the contrast and brightness of your image, focus on one color with Color Splash, or add impact with Focal Blur.
• Make your photo look like a drawing or sketch with stylize adjustments such as halftone, watercolor, and pencil.
• Remove red-eye and whiten teeth with simple tools.
• Explore the growing catalog of additional effects, overlays, and border packs.
• Overlays help adjust the mood of the photo – amplify the tone, cool it down, or add surreal shades.
• Finish off your editing process with the right border – pick a style that fits you.
• Keep track of your favorite effects and overlays with the favorites button.
• Share your photo directly with friends through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or email.
FREE
DrawCastDrawCastDrawCast Drawing features include:, Layers (the only free drawing app with layers!), Blend, Customizable soft and hard brushes, Many levels of undo, Fully zoomable paintings (use two fingers), Supports iPhone 4 Retina display and iPad HD resolution, Mixing colors allows for unlimited numbers of colors, Eyedropper tool to select and match colors straight from the painting, Save paintings to Photo Library. import photos directly from Facebook, your camera or photo library.FREE
HipstamaticHipstamatic$3
PicCollagePicCollagePicCollage * Import photos from your photo library, Instagram, Facebook and web image search
* Simple touch gestures to rotate, resize, flick to delete
* Double-tap a photo to edit photo with Aviary photo effects, clip photo, adjust borders, copy/paste mages, and “flip” stickers
* Just tap on the lower-left Frame icon, and swipe to select a frame to make an instant collage!
* Clip photos by outlining the area you want with your finger
* Lots of backgrounds and stickers to choose from!
* Download template collages for your collage!
* Share your creations to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.
FREE

Painting Apps

APP NAMEiPhone LINKANDROID LINK (If Available) DESCRIPTIONCOST
GlazeGlazelaze turns your photos into paintings with your unique style. Select one of dozens of included styles and compare variations before sharing your image with friends or saving it for professional quality printing. Paint masks to control brush stroke placement and save with transparent backgrounds for layering. Create your own unique styles using the Workshop mode, allowing you to generate endless variations of the styles and blending styles together.FREE
Adobe PaintCanAdobe PaintCan Nice effects. I like that paint on the effects instead of having it appled. Play with the brushes to experiment with the effect. Pinch out to enlarge the photo and have more precise control over a smaller part.FREE
Procreate PocketProcreate PocketProbably the best drawing and sketch app. Still seeing how it works with creating painting effects.
$3

Not a Photo App, but Highly Recommended

APP NAMEiPhone LINKANDROID LINK (If Available) DESCRIPTIONCOST
Flipboard Not just great for photography, but many other news feeds as well. One of my favorite apps and one of the best interfaces ever! Select to read articles covering This Week, News, Business, Tech & Science, Video, Curators, Photo & Design, Living, Entertainment, Sports, Local, Travel, and Style. But why stop there? You can also access your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Reader, Instagram, Flickr, Tumbler, and 500px accounts. Read later services include Instapaper and Read it Later. Does it get any better than this!FREE