There are so many photo apps available and many of us are weary of spending any money on them, luckily there are paid and free apps well worth the download and effort! I personally held out as long as I could in the photo app buying department. However, I started getting that FOMO feeling, wondering how certain Instagrammers were creating such stunning images post after post. How did they make that photo look so perfect, colorful, cropped just right?! I did some research, a few years back, found the perfect ones, and still use these apps to date. Here are the three I recommend
A Color Story
Two must-have apps were created by sister bloggers Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman of A Beautiful Mess. What started as A Beautiful Mess blog is now “a women’s lifestyle company focused on creating happiness every day through a homemade lifestyle.” They wrote A Beautiful Mess book with photo tips and two bestselling photo apps (A Beautiful Mess app and A Color Story app.
A Color Story is great for making photos that have white more vibrant and bright. Given its name it does not disappoint, the colors really pop, especially in the add-on filter pack Candy Minimal in partnership with Matt Crump.
Features the app includes:
- 20 editing tools
- Create and save custom filters
- Color fogs
Here’s a before and after example of A Color Story: