Photography has shifted from the camera to the phone with the growth of the iPhone and other smartphone devices. Apps geared towards photo editing are booming but some are stronger than others. These are must have apps for improving your daily iPhoneography.



Snapseed offers users the ability to enhance and add effects to your images. It also offers automatic adjustments of images that can save your filter combinations to create consistency across all of your photos. It features blurs, glows, and other formatting tools that truly make your phone images visually stunning. Snapseed also has the ability to post your edited photos directly to social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. This app is free in the app store for users so try it and see if it works for you.



This elegant photo editing app gives users a lot of control over their images. It has a built-in camera with manual camera controls which adds to a better personalization of photos. VSCO also has profiles for users which makes it both a photo editing app and a social media site. The community aspect of the app also can give your photography some popularity on the app. The app is free but has filters for sale for the desktop version.



Enlight is known for having a great user interface. It has all the features you could possibly need from a photo editing app. The reason for Enlight’s popularity is due to its simplicity. Filters, adjustments, and brushes are all incorporated within the app. The app is great for improvements with Instagram content as well. Enlight is an efficient app to create a graphic design from an original image. It runs for $3.99 on the iTunes app store.



This app is one the most popular of the paid photo editing apps. Camera+’s features are user-friendly and give your images the editing tools needed to make them stunning. The app can be purchased for $2.99 on phone app stores or you can try the app for free with limit features. Filters, clarity and other detailed tools make this app one you can not live without. It even has a library within the app to store your edited photos, which can also be synced up to iPhone user’s iCloud.


Adobe Photoshop Express

The biggest name in photo manipulation is also available for mobile use. Photoshop Express is designed to edit photos quickly and beautifully. The app is free but also offers in-app purchases to expand your filter collection and add on additional tools. This Adobe app prides itself on the automatic enhancement features for photos. It has the basics of the original Photoshop without the interface becoming too confusing for users.