10 Best Photography Apps for Android in 2017

Everybody has a camera in their pocket these days. Thanks to smartphones, you never have to worry about missing a moment. A camera is always within reach. But what do you do with the photos after you take them? Do you spend the time to make them look pretty, or do you just share them immediately?

Whether you’re seasoned pro photography or a beginner Instagrammer, here are the best photography apps for Android!

AirBrush – Retouching

As the name implies, AirBrush is a photo editing app geared towards faces. It can remove blemishes, pimples, and whiten teeth and brighten eyes. The app can also retouch skin, and reshape faces. If you want to edit your look, this is the app.

DOWNLOAD: AirBrush

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.8/5

Google Photos – Jack of All

Google Photos is one of Google’s best and most powerful services. Not only is it the gallery app on many phones, but it’s also a cloud storage app. It can automatically back up your photos and so much more. Google Photos is one of the best apps available.

DOWNLOAD: Google Photos

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.5/5

Instagram – OG

Instagram was one of the original photography apps, and it started a tidal wave of “photo filter” clones. Instagram has become more than just a few hipster filters. You can now do some pretty powerful photo editing, and even add filters to videos. It’s a great place to start.

DOWNLOAD: Instagram

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.5/5

Open Camera – A Better Camera

If you’re looking for an app to replace the stock camera on your phone, Open Camera is an excellent choice. It has a lot of options that you won’t find on your stock camera app. Open Camera has tools for focus modes, scene modes, color, white balance, ISO, exposure, and much more.

DOWNLOAD: Open Camera

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.3/5

Photoshop Lightroom – Pro Mode

Photoshop is one of the leading names in photo editing., so it only makes sense to use it on your phone. The mobile app has many of the same tools you’ll find on your PC. You can use the specially formulated shoot-through presets and adjust with one-touch controls.

DOWNLOAD: Lightroom

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.3/5

PicsArt – Toolbox

PicsArt is one of the most popular photo editing apps in the Play Store. You get tons of tools, effects, collage maker, camera, free clipart library, millions of user-created stickers, and drawing tools. If you want an app that has everything but the kitchen sink, give PicsArt a try.

DOWNLOAD: PicsArt

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.4/5

Pixlr – For All Ages

Pixlr has over 2 million combinations of free effects, overlays, and filters. Pixlr aims to be easy to use for everyone, amateurs, and pros. Create photo collages with a variety of choices for layout, background, and spacing. Balance out the color in one easy click with Auto Fix.

DOWNLOAD: Pixlr

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.4/5

Prisma – Creative

Rather than applying a filter which changes the color, saturation, exposure, and contrast of a photo, Prisma uses proprietary algorithms on its servicers to analyze your photos and gives you the option to apply nearly 40 different art styles. The end result can be quite stunning, creating an image that’s completely different than the original photo that was captured.

DOWNLOAD: Prisma

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.2/5

Snapseed – Power Users

Snapseed started life as a mega-popular paid app for iOS. Eventually, it made its way to Android, where Google bought the app and made it free for everyone. That’s what really makes Snapseed so exceptional. It has powerful editing tools that are easy to use, but you would expect to cost a pretty penny.

DOWNLOAD: 

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.4/5

VSCO – Hipster tools

VSCO Cam also started as a very popular iOS app, but now it’s kicking butt on Android. It has advanced preset filters and tools that make it easy to get the desired effect. The UI can be a little tricky to navigate, but once you figure it out you can get some awesome photos.

DOWNLOAD: VSCO

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.4/5

More Best Apps

The Google Play Store has hundreds of thousands of apps to choose from. This list only scratches the surface. We’ve published numerous “Best Apps” lists for everything from dating to education. Check out the lists below to explore even more!

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