iOS Apps

iOS – PhotoToaster – Major Update Now Available

PhotoToaster is hugely popular in the iOS photography world and rightly so. It’s an excellent app that brings so much to your photographs. PhotoToaster provides a deep toolbox of photo corrections, then adds fast non-destructive image adjustments and provides three different ways to adjust them. The Toaster can do everything from crop, simple lighting adjustments and color corrections to elaborate multi-layer composite effects and noise reduction.

Today, it’s better than ever before, this update is version 3.0 and it brings with it some huge improvements to Photo Adjustments, Photo Management Improvements and tons of miscellaneous tweaks.

This is a free update, if you have previously downloaded PhotoToaster, if not you can purchase it here. It retails for $0.99/£0.69 as it’s currently on sale.

‘If you’re serious about iPhone Photography, then you must add PhotoToaster to your iOS app arsenal’ – Joanne Carter,

Check out all the new features below:

What’s New? – Photo Adjustments



– Professional level control over different lighting ranges

- Lighten Shadows, Recover Highlights, Lighten Midtones

- Intensity adjustment to create dramatic effects

- Blacks adjustment

- New and modified presets that use the new settings including Clarify, Bleach Bypass, Sketch, Dynamic HDR, Dramatic

Professional level lighting adjustments can lighten shadows and recover highlights without affecting other parts of the image. They can be used to save a poorly lit photo or to create dynamic effects. New intensity and midtone controls provide more creative control to create awesome photos. A new blacks adjustment makes for richer contrast than ever before.

Noise reduction using sophisticated filtering algorithms

– Remove noise or smooth skin imperfections

Sophisticated Noise Reduction can reduce the unwanted grainy or speckled look common in low light camera-phone photos.

What’s New – Photo Management Improvements



– Recent List that stores recent edit sessions for easy retrieval

- Support for saving and viewing location, exif and other image metadata

- Select specific photo albums during save

- Automatically save originals of camera photos to library

A recent edits list allows for resuming of recent edit sessions. Save to album enables saving in the albums of your choice. There is also complete EXIF data support and a photo info display of when and where a photo was shot as well as the finer details like ISO, focal length, shutter speed, etc.

What’s New? – Miscellaneous Improvements



– Several adjustments were made twice as fast
– Rule of thirds crop grid
– More Crop aspect ratios
– Finer control over sharpen
– Higher resolution borders
– Soft focus vignette honors main adjustment settings
– Load full size camera kit imported images on iPad
– Direct printing to AirPrint capable printers

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: