Best camera app besides stock...for morons.

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by tl01, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. tl01 macrumors 68020

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    I will be taking a trip soon and I know I will want to take some amazing pics...any recommendations for an app for my Max. I know if it all about the photographer...but just pretend and recommend something fun and easy to use please. Thank you!
     
  2. fs454 macrumors 68000

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    NOMO. I'm a photographer by career and own way too many cameras - Sony A7rIII, Sony A7sII, Fuji XPro2, Panasonic GH5, you name it - I'm always the most excited to see what my shots look like with NOMO, especially when they're Portrait mode shots processed through the app. It's $20 for the full deal, but I personally think the iPhone (expecially the XS/XR with the dynamic range) is better suited to simulating fun disposable camera-style film snaps than it is trying to replicate a DSLR/mirrorless, and I'm constantly surprised at the results. Sure, I could do this stuff myself with a mix of Lightroom and maybe Photoshop to get the overlays, but the iPhone as a camera should be about speed and this keeps it quick.

    These shots I took are all iPhone XS Max, a mix of regular quick snaps and Portrait mode shots, all run through various NOMO cameras. With the $20 purchase it allows you to take photos in any app (stock for portrait mode, for example) and then process the finished photos through the "camera" of your choice.

    Here's a taste, but more in the gallery at the link below the picture.
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    https://imgur.com/a/RANL5w8
     
  3. jasoncordelle macrumors regular

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    I use Camera+ as my alternative camera. Gives you a number of options beyond the stock camera but without being too complicated.
     
  4. Caspavio macrumors regular

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    generally speaking, the stock app is designed for "morons", someone who just want to point and shoot and be done, and alt apps are for people seeking a bit more control or features when shooting. depending on how "moron" you mean, you might be better off with the stock app. otherwise, you can also consider camera filter apps
     

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