Carrying around a heavy camera
and its further equipment, can be very tiring and stressful not to break
anything when you are a traveler. Especially when you visit a place for a
limited time, you don’t want to add extra weight on you while on a hurry.
Not to mention those who don’t
have a camera or don’t even know how to use it.
Luckily, nowadays, our phones
can be substitutes of the normal DSLR cameras and photos can be easily
transformed to amazing ones similar to the «professional».
Already, in many
photography contests, photos taken from an Android or IOS phone have won the
first place leaving behind the DSLR’s.
So, check out the most favored
apps and become a special Travel Photographer:
Best free app for the perfectionist.
This photo editing tool gives you a variety of options when it
comes to high quality finish. Basic edits like crop, rotate, tonal adjustments
are of course installed, but the extra thing is that you can edit everything
with your fingertips. Zoom into the image and use Burn and Dodge tools to
remove/define objects. It is like a mini version of Photoshop on your handy.
2) VSCO Cam
Best app for countless filters.
Though it needs a charge of 0,99c in case you need more packs. It is without
doubts the most high-rated app for those who love filters. Either you are a fan
of dramatic black and white photos, dreamy looks, vintage style etc, VSCO Cam
can serve all needs with very good images as examples so you van «tick» the
Best app for urban photographers.
Unfortunately it is available only in one platform, and that is IOS. Purchase
it with $1,99. It has amazing editing
tools such as perspective and straightening tools to enhance the image you
take. It is perfect for street photography!
Buildings can become more attractive and sophisticated when you straighten
the distortions and refine your angles.
Who doesn’t know this?
For those who love social snappings and adding the location, this is the best
Although it doesn’t have many filters, at least it has the basic editing
tools. What makes instagram
so special for travelers, is that you know what to expect when visiting a
place. Which is the best point/or which is the best hour to visit a monument,
or where is the best to take eye captivating shots. Also, it allows you to
communicate with other user-travelers and exchange ideas or tips.
5) Camera FV-5 (Android) / Camera+ (IOS)
Take the best photo without
using extra editing tools or apps.
both cost $3 each, but they are really worth the money. These two can give you the opportunity to control your
settings as you shoot. You have a higher control over your focus points, you
have access to white balance, longer exposure, create time-lapse videos and so
on! It is so fun to use it! It makes your phone to a semi-professional camera
with all these settings. It is so fun to have this and it can transform your
camera skills making you so creative.