If you’ve just picked up the shiny new iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro and want to make the most of their powerful cameras, this roundup is for you.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro are the most powerful iPhones yet (I mean, they’re all at launch, right?); However, Apple really upped the ante when it came to the cameras they used. So whether you pick up the base iPhone 14 or the iPhone 14 Pro, you’ll have optics and sensors to help elevate your mobile photography.
As good as cameras are, they’re only as good as the apps that power them. Fortunately, there are plenty of photography apps in the Apple App Store to help you plan, create, edit, and share your mobile creations. In this roundup, we’ll take a quick look at the apps you should download for your iPhone 14 on day one of ownership.
Photoshop Express – A Powerful Creativity App for Content Creators iPhone 14
Photoshop Express is a powerful photography application for editors on the go. While Photoshop Express won’t give you the full Photoshop experience, it will give you a compelling set of features that let you quickly fix images, apply skin smoothing to portraits, liquefy images, create grids and photo collages and add shapes and text. You can download it for free. However, if you want to unlock all of its features, you will need to sign in with your active Adobe account. This will be a great app for the iPhone 14. Read our full review here.
Snapseed – Professional Edition for the iPhone 14
Snapseed is easily one of the best photography apps on mobile devices. The app is loved by photographers all over the world due to its excellent design and professional features. You can quickly adjust curves, white balances, temperatures, and more. Additionally, the app lets you add effects and filters. Cropping is also child’s play. You can do whatever you need to make your images shine! You can even develop RAW images with it. The best part? This app is free! Integrate it with your iPhone 14 app bundle.
The Photographers Ephemeris (TPE) — It will make your phone shine
The Photographers Ephemeris (TPE) is an app that landscape photographers swear by. TPE is an incredibly powerful photography app that lets you view a map of where you are currently or are looking for. You can then see exactly where the sun or moon will be at any given time at any location on earth, and you can see where the light will fall on the landscape in front of you.
The augmented reality feature is a game-changer, sightlines help you plan, and there’s even a light pollution overlay for astrophotographers. It’s not free, but it will help make your iPhone 14 shine!
VERO — The new darling of social photography
Instagram is dead for photography. So don’t bother downloading for iPhone 14. Download VERO instead. This app has recently been back in the spotlight thanks to celebrity endorsements – and articles like ours – and it’s quickly becoming the go-to app for photographers who want to share their work with others who will appreciate it. The VERO community is real and engaged. There’s no algorithm to deal with, timelines are in chronological order, there are no ads, and images are uploaded in high resolution. This must be one of the first photography apps you should download. Stop by and say hello if you decide to sign up for free.
Lightroom Mobile — Everything you love about Lightroom is available on iPhone
Lightroom Mobile is probably the first image editing app that most photographers will download to their devices. This photography app gives you the most powerful tools from the desktop version of Lightroom and packs them into an easy-to-navigate and use mobile app.
You can make all exposure corrections, crop, manage noise, use the haze reduction tool and edit RAW files. On top of that, you can sync the app with the Adobe cloud, so all your images will be waiting for you on your desktop or laptop when you get home. So if you want to edit like a pro on the go, this is the app for you.
Lens Distortions – Easily add lens flare to your iPhone 14 images
Lens Distortions is a free photography app that also has a subscription model. Nevertheless, you can download it and start creating masterpieces with the free Hollywood-quality lighting effects. You can quickly add light strokes, fog, mist, rain, sun stars, light leaks and more. You can even add text and simple color layers. If you like it, you can sign up for their subscription model. Well worth a download.
Flickr – An OG Social Site That’s Getting Better and Better
If you’re looking to join a community of photographers that truly cares and will answer all your questions, you need to come relax with the Photofocus team at Photofocus Community.
But if you’re already a member and want to expand your horizons, Flickr is the place to do it. Flickr went through an uncertain phase for a few years, but now it’s back and better than ever. You can share your images and talk to like-minded people. The app is nice and easy to use too. It’s free, or you can sign up for additional benefits. It will look great on the iPhone 14.