Visually stunning photos is a must if you want to get noticed on Instagram and Pinterest or capture a blog reader’s interest. People have asked me what photo editing and graphic design apps I’ve been using for Instagram and my blogs, so I thought I’d share my favorite tools.
Snapseed (iOS and Android)If you love posting on Instagram but want more control over editing your photos, then you should check out Snapseed. Snapseed is a highly dynamic photo editing app with so many different tools and filters. Some of them I haven’t even played around with yet. One of my favorite features of Snapseed is the ability to add text to photos.
Here is a flower photo I edited using Snapseed. I used the HDR Scape filter with the Perspective and Tuning tools.
VSCO (iOS and Android)This is another powerful photo editing app with that has some of the same features as Snapseed. However, VSCO has the ability to add grain or shadow and highlight tints for a vintage look. There are also a variety of filters, but not as many as Snapseed or Instagram. If you do want more, you’ll have to purchase them.
If you're looking for a free online photo editing tool that is similar to Photoshop, I recommend the Pixlr web app. I don't use it as often as I used to because I take most photos on my phone now. Pixlr does offer a mobile app, which I haven't tried out yet.
Do you use any of these graphic design or photo editing tools? Which one is your a favorite?