Remember the old Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups ad campaign which included the line “Two great tastes that taste great together”? Well, in the world of iPhotography apps, there are some apps that work fine on their own, but work better in conjunction with other apps. Today I’m going to cover two of them.
Note: I find that these tutorials are getting too long to present them entirely on the blog home page. When pulling up all the photography posts, you have to scroll too far to get to the previous week’s tutorial, and getting to the ones from before the New Year is next to impossible. I will be adding “below the fold” marks so that you’ll have to click through from the home page to see the entire post. I think that’s the best choice in the long run.
ToonPAINT by Toon-FX/Insatiable Genius is an app that uses a sketching algorithm to give you a “cartoon” effect on your photos. It starts by allowing you to adjust the grayscale sketch, then allows you to paint in color, either from the original photo or from your imagination.
There are two separate apps, one for iPhone and one for iPad. I find that running the iPhone app on my iPad is sufficient for my needs, even if I miss out on a couple of additional controls. The home screen lists the sources for your photo (camera, photo gallery, or a previous session), allows you to see pictures in their “hall of fame”, and accesses preferences and in-app purchases.
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