Photography is a big part of travel, since you’re seeing new sights, eating new foods, exploring new cultures, and meeting new people, so it’s natural that you’d want to document those experiences for your own personal memories, and also to share with friends, family, and the world through social media. We’ve highlighted 14 Instagram Accounts To Follow For Beautiful Travel Photos, but what’s their secret to capturing amazing images that stand out from the crowd? Part of taking good travel photos is having a good eye and knowing what to photograph, but a big part of it is also knowing how to get the most out of your phone’s camera, and make your images pop.
If you’re ready to take your travel photography to the next level, check out these 5 apps that will help you make the most of your next trip:
A Color Story
The right colors are what make the photos of your favorite Instagram Travel Stars pop, and A Color Story will help you add that pop to your own travel photos with 300+ filters that have been designed by top photographers and influencers, 100+ movable effects you can add to any photo or video, and 20+ advanced tools you can use, like HSL, curves, and selective editing.
A big part of what makes traveling fun and exciting is enjoying new food, and a big part of enjoying new food is sharing that food on social media to make your friends and family jealous! (Don’t worry, we do it too…) Foodie is a camera app that’s designed specifically for taking pictures of food, with over 30 different filters that match the type of food you’re eating, as well as an easy and accurate smart guide feature for taking top-down photos of food! With Foodie, it’s fun and easy to spice up the perfect memory of a perfect meal.
If you like taking selfies when you travel (who doesn’t?) then you’ll love Facetune, which allows you to retouch and add artistic flair to selfies and portraits with ease. Whiten teeth, smooth skin, remove red eye, color gray hairs, add makeup, and more! There’s a reason Facetune is the #1 photo app in the App Store!
VSCO likes to say that its app was made for creators, by creators, and with extremely customizable options for everything from shutters speed to ISO, as well as a wide range of film-inspired presets and filters, VSCO can help take your travel photography to the next level. There’s also a great photo sharing network within the app itself, so you can get inspiration for your next location, or just check out the amazing work of talented photographers from all around the globe.
Everyone’s heard of Photoshop, but if you ask us, Pixelmator is the app to use if you’re looking for a full-featured photo editor for your iPhone. With everything you need to create, edit, and enhance images on the go, you can improve image colors with pre-designed color adjustment presets, add breathtaking effects, wipe away unwanted objects (like other tourists that wander into your perfect shot!), reshape areas of an image, clone, blur, sharpen, desaturate, and do so much more. If you can imagine it, you can do it with Pixelmator.