There are probably enough apps in the world today that if one were to compile a list it would rival the average encyclopaedia for size. You do remember what an encyclopaedia looks like, don’t you?
I honestly have no idea how many Android apps are available for photographers, and I admit to using only a few of them myself, but I thought I’d start with a couple of suggestions and those who are interested can add their own recommendations in the comments. I prefer my digital images ‘uncooked’ so to speak so that I can use the processing power of my computer to tweak them rather than the processing power of my camera (or phone). Even .jpg images can be processed better in Lightroom, so I tend to start with as few processing options in the camera as possible. Making images with a cell phone camera poses its own challenges, in part because the files tend to be small, flat and low resolution. Still, it’s the one ‘camera’ I have with me almost all the time, even when my camera is at home. So, here are a few of the apps I appreciate (all available from the Google Play Store). Some are free, and some are a few dollars. Some offer both versions (with and without advertising). Continue Reading →