How to Improve Your IPhone Photography

by Paul Sullivan May 8, 2010
How many people out there are disappointed with the camera on their iPhone?

I KNOW I WAS when I bought my brand new 3GS last year. No zoom, no flash, no in camera editing options…great for fun snappy snaps but not much use for anything more ambitious.

Then I started to explore the apps a little, and was very happy to find a bunch dedicated to improving the phone’s native camera. I tried out as many as I could – replacement cameras editing tools, fun, novelty stuff…suddenly taking photos with the iPhone became a lot more fun.

While these tools won’t necessarily make you into a pro photographer, they can help you learn a little about how photography works and get you started on improving your composition, becoming aware of lighting and framing and other useful aspects of photography.

Below is a round up of the apps I’ve found most useful so far.

1. Replacement Cameras

2. Image Editing

3. Filters and Effects

4. For Professional Photographers

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This is not comprehensive by any means, and new apps are appearing all the time, so please feel free to tell us your favorites in the comments below.

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