The setting was perfect. Your friends looked like a pair of supermodels in the glow of a sunset on a gorgeous beach. You snapped the picture at the perfect moment only to discover later that there wasn’t as much light as you thought. Moment over. Or maybe you saw the perfect outdoor shot of deer roaming across the lawn but it came out blurry. Perhaps you were at a Beyoncé concert and although you snapped over 30 shots of the goddess in full throttle, not a single one came out solid enough to post. The great news is that you don’t have to stop taking pictures—just find a few helpful photo apps to make those pics pop.
As photographer Ansel Adams once said: “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” In our world of high tech, filters, gadgets and apps, this rings particularly true. We can’t all be an Ansel Adams or Annie Leibovitz, but with a few tricks and a little technical help you can take (and make) photos like a pro.
1. Camera + ($1.99)
With this app you can turn drab photos into works of art. One awesome feature is the 16 x 9 shooting mode which gives photos an elegant cinematic effect.
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