Our Favorite Photo Apps

Around SBE HQ, we are obsessed with finding fun photo apps. Here are some of our favorites, with links at the end to get the app for your particular phone:




Camera+: Set the exposure, choose a shooting mode or zoom with this app—just like an actual camera! iPhone

FxCamera: Take a photo with various effects, including instant and Warhol-esque looks. Android

Hipstamatic: Choose a camera and film combination for fun retro images. iPhone

Pocketbooth: Turn your phone into a vintage photobooth with this app that shoots three consecutive images and groups them in a strip. Save and share the photos, or have prints sent to you. AndroidiPhone

Retro Camera: Turn your phone into an old-school camera to take photos with instant nostalgia. Android, iPhone



Disposable Hipstamatic: From the fine people at Hipstamatic, this app let’s you “share” a camera with friends, and when all 24 exposures have been taken, it sends all of you the images. iPhone

Flickr: Did you know you can upload photos to Flickr from your phone with the easy-to-use Flickr app? Android, iPhone

Instagram: The popular photo-sharing app allows you to apply a number of primo filters to your images before sharing them with friends. It’s also great for gathering inspiration (and seeing what your friends are up to). iPhone

Path: A cool photo journal you can share with friends, Path also lets you record check-ins and posts from your other social media accounts. Android, iPhone




100 Cameras in 1: As the title suggests, a phone with this app is like carrying around 100 cameras—all with different effects. It’s speedy, fun, and a little addictive. Android, iPhone

Adobe Photoshop Express: This mobile version of the popular image-editing software provides basic tools, such as cropping, lighting adjustments, conversion to black-and-white, and vintage and vignette effects. iPhone, Android

BeFunky: Edit your photos with creative photo effects, editing tools, and frames. Android, iPhone

Camerabag: This app allows you to apply more than a dozen different professional filters to your photos—without sharing them. iPhone

Camera Zoom FX: Apply a variety of filters and frames to your images, including a Polaroid effect. Android

Diptic: Use this app to combine multiple images into a collage. iPhone

imgEdit: Let imgEdit rotate, flip, and mirror the image or add special effects, such as gray scale, sepia tone, a negative look, and more. Blackberry

Labelbox: Add captions to your images with strips of digital decorative tape. iPhone

Lightbox Photos: Enhance your mobile photos with fun effects and share them with friends. Android

Pano: Use Pano to create seamless panoramic photos with up to 16 photos. Android, iPhone, Windows

Photo Editor: With this app you can crop, rotate, adjust brightness, adjust contrast, resize and change the color of your images. Blackberry

Picoli: This traditional photo-editing program lets you edit the brightness and sharpness of your images and offers such effects as sepia, night vision, and color dithering. iPhone

PicSay: Color-correct, edit, and add text to your photos before sharing them with friends in this easy-to use app. Android

Radical Draw with Photo Editing: This app can be used to crop or rotate pictures, draw on photographs, or even create your own pictures. Blackberry

Snapseed: Perform photo editing with the swipe of a finger, with Snapseed’s numerous enhancements and effects, including auto correct. iPhone, Android

Thumba Photo Editor: This standard photo editor allows you to crop, flip, and remove red-eye, among other features. Windows



Air Photo Wifi Printing: Print images to a printer on a Wifi network (though you must have Air Photo Server, which is free, running on your desktop). iPhone

Epson iPrint: Print photos and other files to an Epson printer on a wireless network. Android, iPhone

HP ePrint Home & Biz: Print mobile images to your HP printer. Android, iPhone

LifePics: Send photos to a nearby photo-finisher from teh LifePics Photofinisher Network of more than 18,000 stores then pick up and pay for your photos in person. Android,  iPhone, Windows

Photo Prints by Mail: Get 4×6″ prints delivered from your phone to your mailbox. Android

PostalPix: Upload and order images (even square prints for Instagram pics) from your phone and have them sent to you. iPhone

Print Magic: Send photos (and other documents) to most printers on a wireless network. iPhone

Walgreens: Upload, share and order images to be printed at a nearby pharmacy. Android, iPhone



So what are your favorite apps?



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