Shoot Amazing Photos with These Top 5 Android Apps


HDR Camera

HDR stands for high dynamic range and this app offers Smartphone users the option of taking better photographs. The camera takes pictures at different exposures and combines the shots into a finished image. While some apps require steady hands for clear, crisp photos, HDR features de-ghosting technology that provides awesome pictures despite slight movement. The app offers brilliant colors and fine detail along with the capability of controlling tone, contrast and exposure. The paid version additionally provides flash control and geo tagging.


Many agree that Vignette is the best app going for taking Android pictures. Many willingly spend $4.00 for the app after trying the free demo. The program provides professional looking photographs with numerous capabilities. Open Vignette and immediately see a viewfinder screen. The right side features border, light, pixel and timer adjustments, which set the scene before taking the shot. The app additionally contains over 60 settings for adjusting color, grayscale, adding cinematic and vintage effects or choosing frames. The only drawback revolves around having different menus for effects.

Camera ZOOM FX

This $3.00 app appeals to anyone who enjoys adding artistic touches to otherwise ordinary photographs. The free version limits the image size while the paid version offers up to five megapixel quality pictures. Take awesome photographs using auto focus, a voice activated timer, stable shot or burst mode functions. Afterwards, choose art, color, distort and frame effects to alter the image. Add borders, celebrities, props or skins during editing.

Fast Burst Camera

Shutterbugs who enjoy capturing action shots really like the Fast Burst Camera app. By merely pressing the shutter button, or anywhere on the screen, the camera takes up to 30 pictures per second. Tapping the screen captures single shots. While in rapid capture mode, the viewfinder features a corner gauge that monitors buffer memory. Once the gauge empties, users resume taking photos. The user-friendly app comes in free and paid versions. At $4.00, the app also provides digital zoom, flash and focus functions.

Photaf 3D Panorama Pro

For around $4.00, this application easily creates 360-degree panoramic views manually or automatically by seamlessly blending a succession of photographs. From the main menu, geo tag photos using the phone’s GPS function. The app then asks whether the user desires taking the photographs manually or prefers that the camera perform the function. Viewing panes provide perfect alignment and an audible beep signals when to take the shot. Once completed and stitched, merely touch the screen and view the panoramic view. Users must upload images to the Photaf public gallery for viewing and sharing.

Author Bio

Kip is the manager of a Portland based cell phone store where he sells mobile phones and mobile accessories. Away from work, Kip can be found hiking and taking photographs of nature.

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