Camera Awesome, a new iPhone app, appears to be meet its name, offering a multitude of filters and social media sharing options which could challenge Instagram’s hold on industry Camera Awesome’s defining feature is its capability to instantly “Awesomize” photos with preset color and light-enhancing filters for sharpness, temperature, vibrance and contrast.
The app also boasts nearly 300 total filters, textures, frames along with other features, excess of even Instagram’s numerous offerings. Only 36 are free of charge upon initial download, however, with the rest available for purchase at 99 cents each. The app takes truly instant pictures and videos too, even recording footage for five seconds before an individual hits “Record.” And saavy photographers can time bursts between five and sixty seconds to capture especially fast or slow-moving subjects.
Camera Awesome, built by photo storage site SmugMug, also offers more social websites sharing options than Instagram. For example, individuals with a $5 monthly SmugMug account can post photos to several sharing sites simultaneously, as well as upload their pictures towards the cloud at full resolution.
SmugMug stands to get more users through Camera Awesome, as those who download the app get the 1st few months of the new membership at no cost. Camera Awesome’s various incentives featuring may sway users from Instagram, although the latter is still the most popular photo apps on you need to and will likely be difficult to topple.
Instagram currently enjoys demand from individuals and corporations, as Microsoft’s Windows Phone team is in predicts install the app on its mobile platform.
The app’s debut about the iPhone 4S and also on Android models last fall won it over two million new users in November 2011 alone.
Even Barack obama posted a picture to his Instagram account during the Iowa caucuses in January 2012, with all the app in preparation for next year’s elections. Instagram is obviously the established king of mobile photo apps, but Camera Awesome may have a fighting chance to dethrone the favorite app by utilizing its “Awesomizing” powers.