App news for photographers: Camera+, SmugMug, GoPro and more0
Camera+ adds effects layering and blending for iPhone
Camera+ is a far cry from Adobe Photoshop but the latest version brings effects layering and blending functionality to the iPhone (it's already available on the iPad version). Among other updates, a new Hollywood Effects Pack with Hollywood-esque and cinematic effects and borders has been added.
More functionality and sharing options with GoPro app
Be sure the firmware for your Hero3 or Hero2 (with Wi-Fi) is up to date so you can take advantage of GoPro's latest iOS and Android apps. Now you can change some settings, and view and share content from within the app. Be sure to read the fine print for restrictions, though.
Tangent is stylin' for the iPad and iPhone
Tangent v. 1.1 is now available for the iPad and has been updated for the iPhone, too. You'll get 13 new styles, and an inspirations section in case your creativity wanes. Now you don't have to start from scratch to add a new style and, if you want to know the particulars of your photos, the app now preserves metadata.
Zitrr Camera is filter-full
Lots of new and enhanced features for this iOS camera app. Zitrr Camera creators redesigned the UI and added a dozen new Insta Filters, 8 new Monochrome Filters. And you can save it all in full resolution. Instagram sharing is now possible and version 1.3 also benefits from more than a half-dozen improvements and bug fixes.
Smugmug gets a makeover
Image hosting site Smugmug gave its website a complete makeover this week. Users can now choose from 15+ customizable design templates that can be edited and updated from any mobile device.
ProCamera allows for in-app gallery submission
In the latest update for iOS's ProCamera app, users can submit to the IPA Gallery straight from the app. The new version of ProCamera has also improved social media sharing. Read all the details from The App Whisperer.
Wood Camera doesn't make you square up for Instagram
Users of the popular iPhone app Wood Camera can now take out an extra step if they regularly upload non-square photos to Instagram. Instead of exporting the photo to an app that will fill out the frame to create a square image, Wood Camera will now automatically fill in the gaps of your image so it can be uploaded according to Instagram's square requirements.
VSCO Cam looking for Android beta testers