5 cool photography apps

Macworld Australia Staff
24 April, 2015
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With so many great photography apps flooding in, it seems like expensive cameras and programs are no longer needed. Here’s a look at five apps to spice up your photos.


BeFunky allows you to edit photos and make collages. BeFunky is equipped with many editing tools that enable you to enhance your photos – choose to whiten your teeth or change the colour contrast. It also comes with tons of fonts to personalise photos,  avariety of goodies and stickies to decorate the image and photo frames and overlays. With BeFunky, you can instantly and simultaneously share your photo to your camera roll, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr.

If you want even more features, BeFunky Pro can be purchased in the Apple Store for $2.49.

Square Sized

Square Sized allows you to edit and post entire photos and videos on Instagram! With Square Sized, you can import photos and videos from your albums, Facebook or Instagram account or use the Square Sized camera. Simply edit photos, click the share button and your photo or video will be shared instantly to Instagram. Add filters, text and shapes or even backgrounds to all your Instagram photos.

Photo Editor

With this app by Axiem Systems, you can apply many enhancements and effects to your photos. Have the ability to add stickers, paint and draw, remove your blemishes or even add in text with multiple fonts. Photo Editor also provides you with a collection of unique frames that will fit all images taken horizontally or vertically. With Photo Editor you can directly share your photos on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Instagram.


For $1.29 in the Apple Store, Afterlight will give you free content and app enhancements monthly. Afterlight provides you with 15 adjustable tools to enhance your images. To create your perfect image, Afterlight has 74 filters including the Fusion filters, which allow you to mix tools, filters and textures to create your own personal filters. With 78 textures, 128 frames, cropping and transforming tools, you can choose to save images at three resolutions and instantly save and share.

Color Splash

Color Splash lets you make your photos dramatic by easily converting them to black or white, while keeping your desired details in colour. Create striking images by drawing the viewers’ attention to the coloured area. Use your finger as a brush to paint sections of your image black or white. Color Splash also has tutorial videos that explain how to use all the features. When using Color Splash, you can choose from 4 different brushes ranging from hard or soft edged to opaque or transparent. Color Splash costs $1.29 in the App Store.

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