iPhone apps
iPhone apps

Photography apps

Between the useful functions your iPhone serves and the entertainment it provides, you might have your iPhone glued to your hand during your waking hours. We do, too. You've heard the saying "There's an app for that" — and there is! We're bringing you fun and useful apps for your iPhone every week. Today, we're sharing five photography apps.

We all know about Instagram, but there are many other photography apps available, too. These apps will help enhance your iPhone photographs with numerous filters, cool effects and other fun features.

Diptic

Diptic

Winner of the Best Photography Mobile App at the 2012 MobileWebAward, Diptic is perfect for creating collages and much more. It includes 14 free filters to customized your images, iPad 3 Retina Display and higher resolution export of the image collage created. It's free right now for a limited time but will go up to full price (99 cents) soon.

Price: Free for a limited time

IncrediBooth

IncrediBooth

Do you love those strips of funny photos you can get at the carnival? Well, now you can get them on your iPhone with IncrediBooth. This app takes four photos in a digital photo strip. You can save the full strip (or any of the individual photos) on your phone or share them on Facebook, Twitter, email and more.

Price: 99 cents

Fast Camera

Fast Camera

Don't you hate it when you miss the perfect action shot? Now you don't have to with Fast Camera. As soon as you open this app, it begins taking 8-megapixel photos in rapid succession, and it doesn't stop shooting until you press the button. The creators of this app say it can take up to 800 photos per minute.

Price: 99 cents

Photo Toaster

Photo Toaster

One of the top-rated photo apps for iPhone and iPad, Photo Toaster has an amazing number of features, including 60 one-click effects to improve or alter your photos, 80 one-click settings for everything from lighting to borders and 24 live slider controls. The high resolution output can be instantly saved on your device, shared on your social media accounts or emailed to friends.

Price: $1.99

Flixel

Flixel

There are a lot of apps out there that can turn your photos into animated GIFs, and Flixel is one of our favorites. Flixel animates your photos by taking quick pictures in succession. But unlike some of the other GIF apps, with Flixel, you can animate just one portion of your image — leaving the rest of it static. The latest version of Flixel has eliminated the annoying bugs of previous versions.

Price: Free

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Comments on "Best apps for the iPhone: Photography apps"

Caitlin July 19, 2012 | 10:03 AM

These are really cool apps! I don't have an iPhone, so I'll be sticking to Instagram on my Droid, but hopefully one day I will be able to take advantage of these awesome finds.

Courtney July 19, 2012 | 7:24 AM

These are great and exciting photography apps! These apps will really come in handy for me since photography is one of my hobbies. It is nice to know that you don’t need an expensive camera and a darkroom to make pictures come alive nowadays – you can do it all on your iPhone. I love how the apps make editing pictures easy by doing most of the work for you. I will definitely remember to get the Diptic app while it’s still free.

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