Halftone – iOS App – Going Free This Weekend


Don’t miss this opportunity to grab Halftone for free from the App Store this weekend. It’s a great update and the price will go back to $0.99 after the weekend, so grab a bargain today and start making your own pulp action photos.

Check out the features below…


Halftone adds an aged halftone-style printing effect to photos to give them a unique, vintage look. With 21 paper styles, nine built-in layouts, two caption styles, six different speech balloon styles, and the ability to choose a font (including an embedded font called Digital Strip), photos can be customized, then saved to the photo album, sent via e-mail, shared with friends on Facebook and Twitter, and printed.



    •    21 paper styles, from crisp and clean to distressed and aged
    •    Two different caption styles, including one with a large initial character and a gradient background
    •    Six speech balloon styles
    •    Nine unique layouts, including layouts without any captions or borders
    •    The ability to use any installed font at Small, Medium, and Large sizes
    •    An additional licensed and embedded font called Digital Strip
    •    Support for front-facing camera
    •    Support for flash modes
    •    Support for camera zoom
    •    Support for tap to focus
    •    Photos are captured with the built-in camera, selected from the photo album, or pasted from the pasteboard
    •    Final Halftone images can be saved to the photo album, sent via e-mail, shared directly with friends on Facebook and Twitter, and printed
    •    Settings screen for more customization
    •    Ability to work with full size images
    •    Ability to automatically save camera images to the photo album
    •    Option to enable/disable blending of the original image
    •    Option to enable/disable pre-processing of the original image
    •    Control of halftone dot size, including the ability to turn them off

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: