With so many camera apps purporting to offer a fulfilling, professional-esque point-and-shoot experience to consumers, it can be fairly hard to keep up. In order to help budding photo aficionados in the bamboozling minefield that often is shopping for a camera app, the folk at Lucky Clan have scraped "features found in numerous camera apps," lumped a couple of their own unique features on top, and developed a surprisingly solid iOS app in Top Camera.
Often, the jack-of-all-trades approach lives up to the second part of that cliché – master of none – but in this case, Lucky Clan’s app is as polished as it is powerful. It’s a smooth amalgam of some of the best camera utilities currently available for your iOS device, but all in one handy package.
It naturally has camera feature, as well as a viewer, photo gallery, and image editing facility, rendering it your one-stop for perfecting those shots and clips. When taking your image or recording video, you can adjust all aspects, including contrast, brightness, saturation, temperature. You can take burst shots, snap in HDR, and use the stabilizer to keep everything looking smooth and blur-free.
If you’re more of a photo-snapper than a wannabe director, you’ll be able to tweak and alter your images to your heart’s content with some 72 total effects, a count that puts Instagram’s handful of filters to shame. If you do like your videos, there are plenty of options available to you too, including a handy noise reduction feature.
The screenshots below give you an idea of just how many little options Top Camera places at your disposal:
It costs $2.99, but considering the amount of bang you get for your buck, it’s a well-placed investment. It works right off the bat on your new iPhone 5’s elongated display, and with a winning coalition of features and performance, I highly suggest you give it a blast by clicking on the download link provided below.
(Source: Top Camera – HDR and Slow Shutter for iPhone on App Store)