Imagine the scene: You pop to the store to pick up some milk and because you’ve taken your daily shot, which you like well enough, you don’t take your camera. Then there it is, the most perfect scene ever, and all you have is your smartphone!
Fear not, we have tracked down some awesome camera apps that will turn your smart phone into a super-slick digital camera, perfect for capturing all the action around you.
iPhone - Camera Plus Pro: The comprehensive list of features is touted as the best out of any iOS app and it includes focus lock, anti shake, smooth zoom, multiple photo, video and editing filters, timelapse, watermarks and improved fast social sharing features and a whole lot more!£0.69/$0.99 Download from the App Store
Android - Camera Zoom fx: It has won multiple awards and has a whole host of amazing tricks up it’s sleeve including optical and digital zoom x6, fully customisable buttons, customisable grid overlays, instant effects, time lapse and voice activation. Post processing includes tilt shift, retro lomo presets, fish eye and heaps more. Plus they offer free download packs… endless fun!£1.79/$2.99 Download from Google Play Store
iPhone - Photoburst: This app shoots at a maximum of 10 frames per second, plus you can choose the timing between shots from 100ms to 1s, and set the number of pictures you want to take from 2 to 16.£0.69/$0.99 Download from the App Store
Android - Fast Burst: This clever app takes up to 30 photos per second (but if your smartphone is an older generation, expect the figure to be in the region of 5-10). It supports flash, focus and zoom. £1.41/$1.78 Download from Google Play Store
iPhone - Photosynth: Sophisticated stitching software creates a seamless, interactive 360 degree panorama. There is no need to take pictures in sequence, or even press the shutter, this clever app has it all sorted for you. Plus it is possible to create a full sphere panorama!FREE Download from the App Store
Android - 360: The inclusion of a clever circle to line up rather than trying to match up with the edge of another image makes this app quick and simple to use, and gives the sought after seamless results which can also be viewed as a scrollable image!FREE Download from Google Play Store
Do you have any camera apps you just can’t do without? Share your thoughts (and your photos!) with us in the comments below.