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In this article, we list the best camera apps for keen smartphone photographers everywhere.

Camera ZOOM FX

Camera ZOOM FX

Camera ZOOM FX

Camera ZOOM FX claims to be the fastest camera on Android, and it surely lives up to this bold claim. In fact, Camera ZOOM FX is great for its killer speed burst mode that shoots at up to 50 frames per second, which is fantastic for action shots. It also has an image stabilizer to ensure you don’t end up with a blurry photo.

Keeping up with the speedy theme, Camera ZOOM FX has a fast and responsive material interface. There are full manual controls, the ability to combine multiple shooting modes, RAW capture, photo editing tools, tilt-shift, collage-maker, and much more.

Camera ZOOM FX on Google Play Market

Manual – RAW Custom Exposure Camera

Manual – RAW Camera

Manual – RAW Camera

In Manual, photographers can manually (hence the name) adjust settings that aren’t accessible normally: shutter speed, ISO, white balance, focus, and exposure. You can tweak each of these to your liking to deliver outstanding results in the final image. It also means you’re in full control of the photo’s outcome.

Manual – RAW Custom Exposure Camera on Apple iTunes Store

Open Camera

OpenCamera

OpenCamera

Do you support open source apps on Android? Then Open Camera is a must. This open source camera app is completely free and has no in-app purchases.

Open Camera allows smartphone photographers to take better photos with manual controls, auto-stabilization, remote controls and voice commands, grid overlays, cropping guides, HDR, and more. You can even record video, and it’s completely customizable, from the volume keys to optimizing GUI for left- or right-handed users.

Open Camera on Google Play Market

ProCam 5

ProCam for iOS

ProCam for iOS

ProCam 5 is the Swiss Army knife of iOS camera apps. It manages to include everything you need for still photo shooting, such as night and burst modes, slow shutter tools, Portrait Mode, and even 3D photos. But on top of it all, ProCam 5 does video which is missing from most camera apps.

ProCam 5 on Apple iTunes Store

VSCO Cam

VSCO Camera

VSCO Camera

VSCO has a minimalist camera mode, but it’s packed with powerful features. Smartphone photographers can shoot in RAW mode with a simple toggle, manually adjust white balance, ISO, exposure, and enable to grid overlay and lever for perfectly composed photos.

Once the moment’s caught, just hop on over to VSCO’s powerful Studio. From here, you can apply expertly crafted filters and make fine adjustments to the image for a professional and unique perspective. Then make sure to upload it and share with the rest of the VSCO community.

VSCO Cam on Google Play Market VSCO Cam on Apple iTunes Store

Snapseed

Snapseed

Snapseed

Snapseed is a complete and professional photo editor developed by Google. With a massive amount of editing options, users won’t have a hard time making even the most mundane of photos jump to life. Snapseed gives users ultimate control over their images by including a host of sliders capable of altering a photo’s vignette, blur, temperature, and other attributes.

Snapseed on Google Play Market Snapseed on Apple iTunes Store

HD Camera

HD Camera

HD Camera

HD filters Camera is a fully featured free Camera app, with Quick Snap And HD videos, and offers Photo Sphere, and other creative panorama photo mode. Easy to Shoot professional Camera Effects, Real-time Preview of the beautiful Photo and video filters Effects.

HD Camera on Google Play Market

HDR Camera

HDR Camera

HDR Camera

Most HDR cameras require taking a number of consecutive shots to extend dynamic range. This approach works only in a steady environment, and will not work for taking pictures of moving objects.

Unlike those apps, we use only one frame to create a photo with extended dynamic range.

HDR Camera on Google Play Market

Camera+ 2

Camera+ 2

Camera+ 2

Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or someone who’s barely touched a camera, Camera+ 2 will make you love taking photos.

Camera+ 2 is the best and most powerful camera app available. A complete rewrite of the original Camera+ that sold over 14 million copies, Camera+ 2 is better, faster and stronger than ever.

Camera+ 2 on Apple iTunes Store

Halide

Halide Camera

Halide Camera

Halide is designed to put the controls back in your hands, letting you set everything from exposure to focus to ISO to shutter speed. The interface includes views for histograms and depth peaking, so you can monitor how the phone is registering and processing the depth of field settings.

It’s designed for photographers who are looking to capture images the way they want to, rather than leave everything to automatic settings and chance. It’s one of the best pro camera apps for iPhone out today.

Halide on Apple iTunes Store

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