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Happy February!! Best month ever, in my opinion!! February is the month of love and also my birthday month!! I am turning a ripe old 34 this month and am surprisingly not really freaked out about it. Yet. I’m sure that will come, HA!
Today is Wednesday and you know what that means…it’s time for Talk Bloggy to Me!! I am really loving this series so far and am having fun writing it and coming up for ideas for each post. So far we have talked about how I got started blogging and scheduling apps. Today I thought we would tackle a fun topic that I have gotten quite a few questions about…photo editing apps! I have talked about using my iPhone for my blog photography before and that is still true today. Most days I whip out my fancy camera and take pics but sometimes I am just on the fly and take pics with my phone, especially for Instagram pics. I know some people take pics with their fancy cameras, edit them online, and then email to their phone and upload them to IG but that its just too much work!! I am more of a “work smarter, not harder” type of gal and so these are the apps that help me work smarter!
First of all I have an iPhone 7Plus. I got the 7Plus because I love a big screen, HA! Now the camera on the new iPhones is pretty damn good. The camera on my phone is a 12MP and has a 1.8 aperture which is better than most traditional cameras these days! That’s so crazy to me. Ok, so lets get into photo editing apps!!
Snapseed. Snapseed is a free Google app that allows you to enhance your photos with filters and other editing tools. I really only use this app to brighten my pics but there is so much more you can do with it. one big plus with the Snapseed app is that it works in both regular and landscape modes which most other photo editing apps don’t do. Apparently you can also download Snapseed to your computer and edit your camera photos with it too. Here is an example of how I brightened an image with Snapseed..
WordSwag. WordSwag is a paid app that allows you to add all kinds of cool fonts to your photos. WordSwag also has cute pics that you can add font to or you can upload a pic from your phone’s library. It’s my go-to these days when I am creating cute quotes or adding font to any pic I upload to Instagram. Here is an example of an image I added a fun font to…
Rhonna. Rhonna is another fun app you can add cute fonts to but you can also choose from really cute backgrounds or upload your own photos. You can also fun preset quotes and designs and customize the colors to suit you. Rhonna used to be my go-to before I got WordSwag but I still use it some things. It’s always good t have options!
A Beautiful Mess. Speaking of options, A Beautiful Mess is another great app for adding fonts to photos. Except I don’t really this one for fonts, I use it for borders and adding bling to my photos! ABM has really fun “doodles” you can layer on top of your photos and customize the colors. It’s a cute way to make your photos stand out.
Pic Collage. I love a good photo collage as much as the next person and a lot of apps are offering collage options as part of their features but I prefer Pic Collage. I did upgrade to the paid version, I think it was $1.99, so they wouldn’t all be marked PIC COLLAGE. I love all of the different grids and templates and I also love that you can freestyle and layer your pics without a preset template. You can also choose the background color or pattern and even choose themes for your photos. I love it!
So those are my top 5 photo editing apps and I hope you found a new one to try!!
Do you take a lot of photos on your phone??
What your favorite photo editing apps??
So many goodies to use! it’s amazing how easily we can take photos on our phones now a days and you would’t even guess they weren’t from a professional camera! I have used it several times lately!
Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle says
Great picks. If you want to seriously up your blogging game, photo editing is a must. People will NOT accept sub-par photos.
Terri Beavers says
Well, Happy Birthday month to you, lol. I really want to check out WordSwag. I think it would be great to add fonts to my photos.
Karissa @WithOurBest (@withourbest) says
I am the worst at photo editing. I literally take forever to decide if it actually looks better the way I fixed it or if I should have left it the way it was!
Paula Bendfeldt Diaz says
I will have to check out some of these photo apps! There are so many options out there.
Claudia Krusch says
I have been trying to improve my photos. I will have to give these editing apps a try. It can make such a difference.
I am only familiar with Pic Collage. I will be checking out these photo editing apps. Thanks for sharing.
Rebecca Swenor says
These are all great photo editing apps. I will have to check out a couple of these for sure. The Snapseed app is one I will be trying first. Thanks for sharing the apps.
I’m loving this blog series!
I forget all about these editing apps. I’m going to go ahead and install some and see how they work. Thanks for this! I could really use these apps for adding photos on Instagram.
Jessica J-Marie says
I’ve gotta check some of these out! My go-to apps are ColorStory, Afterlight, Aviary, Moldiv + PicFrame. I feel like I’ve tried out the majority of apps for photos, lol.
Chubskulit Rose says
I haven’t iuse any photo editing app in a while but I would love to get back to it. Thanks for the reminder.
Kelly Hutchinson says
I love using my camera on my phone, but it does not take the best photos. I think SNapseed is a great tool for me!
Talk bloggy to me! I love it! I didn’t even know about 4 of these! I am totally going to check them out!
there are so many apps out there I feel lost just thinking about them, so thanks for making it easier with the few listed and their summaries… I love photos and I’ll have to check these out to add a little more flare… Happy 34th bday this month, I’m turning 35 in April… it sure seems to go fast as you get older, dang it! HA!
Debra Schroeder says
Fun list of photo editing apps. I’m not familiar with any of these. I guess I know what I’ll be doing this weekend. :)
wow, thanks for sharing! I actually have never heard of these photo editing apps before. I would love to check then out.
My Teen Guide says
I’m using snap seed to edit my photos. I’m glad that you shared this brilliant list.
Jay Simms says
I have been looking for a good app to add text to pictures. I am going to look into Word Swag and see if it will do what I need it to.
I’m not much for even taking pictures, let alone editing them. I do love the quality on my new phone though, so maybe I’ll start taking more. My wife likes picmonkey, a lot.
The Cubicle Chick says
I’ve just come to accept that I am not good with photos. I just don’t have an eye for it and I’ve even taken a photography class. – yolonda
Maria Han says
These are all looks a great photo editing, It’s so useful for me and I can use my mobile for editing photos, Glad you share this list
Pic Collage is my favorite app when it comes to creating collages too. I have to check the other apps that you’ve mentioned. I love taking photos using my iPhone though I know I still need a lot of practice in taking better photos. :)
Thanks for sharing this! I love using app, especially for editing photos! Fun and useful!
Deborah Cruz says
Happy Birthday month! I like Snapseed but my favorite is probably VSCO and canva. Great recs.
Kendall Rayburn says
I love pic monkey and it’s simplicity – also VCOS is great! I will have to try out a few of the things you mentioned!
Ashish Kumar says
Really Amazing post you have written here.
For me, I think snapseed and VSCO are the best apps. I have used Adobe photoshop express and Lightroom CC both were okay.
What do you think of Facetune app?
I have also written a similar article on my blog. Would love your feedback! :)
Keep up the good work