10 iPhone and Android Apps for Outdoor Photography

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

If you want to take photos of your vacation or the snow, it might be time to brush up on your outdoor photography. Whether you’re vacationing in a big city, taking a trip to the rural Midwest, or coasting along the edge of California, you’ll want to document your epic experiences. Your photos of this big, beautiful world will never be the same again after using these apps!


VSCO is one of the more popular free photo-editing apps, with its impressive mobile presets and advanced camera controls. You can also curate your VSCO profile and publish your work for others to see. Available on iOS and Android

VSCO editing


Priime is a free photo editing app that offers 100 professional styles, inspired by some of the world’s top photographers, for your outdoor photo-editing needs. Also featured are modern tools and a visual history on a nondestructive, max-resolution editing platform. Available on iOS



Afterlight ($1), you’ll get 74 fully adjustable filters, 78 natural textures, 15 adjustment tools, and 128 scalable frames. Plus, the app claims to “pair perfectly with Instagram.” Available on iOS and Android


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

If you are looking advanced photo editor, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom free app “enables you to craft and share professional-quality images from your smartphone or tablet.” Perhaps the best feature of this sophisticated retouching app is the simplified streamlining process, which allows you to copy your favorite edits across photos. Available on iOS and Android

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom


Polarr is another free app that contains a customizable interface so you can tailor the app to your desires. Also offered are gradual color masks, 3D Touch support, local adjustments, and nondestructive saves. Available on iOS and Android

Polarr photo camera app


Google’s free editing app Snapseed is perfect for acing those smaller, more specific adjustments. You can also rotate, brush, crop, tune, heal, blur, and contrast, among other things. Available on iOS and Android

Google's free editing app Snapseed


If you’d like to add a touch of artsy to your outdoor pictures, check out Enlight ($4). Some of the more creative features include sketch filters, painterly effects, and street art transformations, though every aspect of the app is worth looking at — it’s an all-inclusive platform. Available on iOS

Enlight image editor iOS app

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