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iPad Photography Apps – VSCO – Now Available for iPad, New Journal and So Much More!

Today, celebrate with the most transformative release to date for iPhone and iPad. With VSCO Cam 4.0 for iOS 8, the developers are thrilled to introduce new ways for you to broaden creative expression, connect more meaningfully with creatives from around the globe, and share a truly cohesive body of work like never before.

Check out the new features below:

You can download the newly updated VSCO here



In the spirit of solidarity, the VSCO team invite you to share your unique worldview, process, and vision through original long-form content on your Journal. The combination of visual imagery and the written word can be powerful, inciting feeling and creating change. Extending this new layer of creative communication will further empower and fuel a global arts movement. In the future, they will be  adding Vimeo, YouTube, and SoundCloud compatibility.

To commemorate this new feature, VSCO are excited to announce collaborations with famed music publication The FADER and street photographer Tommy Ton. Illustrating the vast ways in which Journal can be used for creative expression, The FADER will be sharing retrospective narratives from their 15 year archive, and Tommy Ton will give an exclusive behind the scenes look at his process and philosophy on a shoot.


For the first time, Sync is available, enabling you to select images to shoot, edit, and share across iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

New Web Uploader Tool

They have also added a new web uploader tool for importing photos to your VSCO Cam Library to simplify editing and sharing to your Grid.

A VSCO Account gives you access to these new features, a Grid and Journal, the ability to find and follow other creatives, download previously purchased presets, and more.

New Features

A variety of other updates create a more seamless shooting and editing process. View a side-by-side comparison of presets on your image with the iPad-exclusive Preview Gallery. Customize your experience by choosing a black or white camera skin. Explore photos, Journal articles, and people within the VSCO Community through enhanced search functionality.


Use a simple swipe gesture to easily navigate throughout the app on iPhone and iPad. Find inspiration on the curated VSCO Grid, view original content highlighting Community members from around the globe on VSCO Journal, and celebrate the creative life by following other creatives in your Feed.

Android 3.1

Android 3.1 launches today alongside 4.0, introducing several of the same updates. Sync functionality, as well as the web uploader are now available for Android. VSCO are also proud to offer improved camera features and image quality, along with auto launch to camera and spilt focus on select HTC devices.

DOWNLOAD VSCO Cam 3.1 for Android


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: