Rating: 4.5 stars
If you want a powerful tool that packs the basics of a DSLR into your phone, spend the money on Camera Awesome from Smug Mug.
It’s got everything Camera+ has, plus extra grids and a horizon tool that helps you keep your camera level. Furthermore, you can set up a timer and interval shots. Set up one function to ease camera shake, and another to shoot multiple photos at two different speeds with one click in “Burst” mode. You can even lock your white balance while shooting video. When you’re done, you can add one of nine effects filters.
If you’re still using the basic camera app on your iPhone, you’re doing it wrong. The tool gives you one option in video mode: focus. Want to zoom? Forget it. You only have access to zoom when you take a picture.
But with a seemingly endless number of camera enhancement apps on the market, it can be hard to determine which apps actually help you take better photos and video with your iPhone, instead of just covering up your stellar camerawork with effects.
Here are five apps on the market that will make you abandon that rusty camera app that came pre-installed on your iPhone. Some apps in this list are perfect for the novice who just wants… Continue reading...