iPhone Apps

PicTools – iPhoneography App – Free For Today

PicTools lets you quickly manipulate your photo using a set of intuitive tools.  You may create your own effects by adjusting the RGB curves and overlaying another image with a blend mode of your choice.

Among other things PicTools also offers crop and transform controls as well as the ability to save your image into a square format with white or black padding.

This app is temporarily free and you can pick it up by clicking here.

Feature List

  • Real time color curves adjustment
  • Preset curves that can be tweaked
  • Save your own custom curves
  • Overlays to give your photos texture
  • Use your own photos as an overlay and set the blending mode and opacity
  • Crop your photo with preset ratios or free form
  • Rotate and mirror your photo
  • Antique black & white and sepia effects
  • Quick mode will combine effects when you don’t have time to tweak it yourself
  • Keep adding as many overlays and effects as you want
  • A selection of borders to choose from to give the photo a perfect finish
  • Save at full resolution
  • Optionally resize your photos
  • Save your photo to square format with black or white padding to keep the original ratio, this means you don’t need to crop your image for Instagram etc.
  • Post your photos to Facebook
  • Undo any change you make right back to the original photo

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— 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 - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com 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: [email protected]