iOS Apps

Smart Photo Album – New iOS Photography App

If you are the kind of person who loves keyword-tagging or works with IPTC data, then the Smart Photo Album is definitely your picture playground. The Smart Photo Album is a universal application, which allows you to find the images you are looking for quickly by simply selecting a keyword or by drilling down through your photos using related keywords. Then all you have to do is feast your eyes on the elegant slideshow of the pictures you have been seeking.

Being as smart as it is, the Smart Photo Album allows you to save a set of keywords as a smart album. Browse through your neatly indexed memories or prepare and showcase your professional photography portfolio in just a few seconds. Download the Smart Photo Album application and enjoy the experience of searching for images in a new and more productive way.

This app retails for $2.99 and you can pick it up here.


  • Accesses all the photos stored on your iOS device;
  • Automatic update when changes are detected in your Photo Library;
  • Automatic indexing of images containing IPTC keywords;
  • Create smart albums based on one or more keywords;
  • View photos without keywords;
  • Browse through and search all indexed IPTC keywords;
  • Navigate your library with related keywords and narrow down your search result to the photos you want;
  • Rapid, exhaustive, and elegant slideshow display of the relevant search results;
  • Customization of the Smart Photo Album application settings;
  • Intuitive and easy to use graphical interface.



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:

One Comment

  • Steve Michaels

    This is something that’s really needed. Organising albums is essential with the amount of photos I take. This sort of thing saves me a lot of swiping. The interface looks smart and simple. Hopefully it functions just as well.