All prices quoted here are in New Zealand dollars.

Editing Photos

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HDR for Free (Free) Add a range of luminance to your photos.
Photogene ($1.29 for iPhone.iPod, $4.19 for iPad) crop, rotate, straighten, add effects, add filters, adjust colours, remove red eye and add annotations to your photos.
Tiltshifter Generator (Free, $1.29for iPhone; $4.19 for for iPad)Apply radical depth of field to photos so that parts of the photo are put out of focus and the infocus bits look like toys.
Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet ($2.59 for iPhone or $6.49 for iPad) Learn how to be a better photographer through the tips, movies and interactive activities.
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Adobe Photoshop Express (Free for iPhone; Free for iPad) Edit, add effects and share photos.
Flickr (Free ) Upload, organise and view photos.
Mobile Fotos ($4.19 for iPhone; $4.19 for iPad) Browse and upload photos to Flickr
Pro HDR (Free or $2.59 for iPhone; $2.59 for iPad) Enhance your photos.
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Perfectly Clear ($4.19 for iPhone, $8.29 for iPad) Offers improvements to your photos.
TouchRetouch (Free or $1.29 for iPhone; $1.29 for iPad) remove unwanted content from your photos.
Pixel Perfect (Free for cut down version and full version free for short time) Improve your photos by using the editing tools and effects.
Crop for Free (Free) Click on the Images button and select an image, crop it and then it is resaved as that cropped image. Simple and easy.
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Groopic (Free for iPad; Free for iPhone/iPod Touch
Photo Editor by Aviary (Free) Edits and adds effects
PhotoForge ($1.29 for iPhone - $2.59 for iPad) Editing, painting, retouching and effects for your photos.
PhotoForge 2 ($1.29 for iPhone or $1.29 for iPad) a newer more comprehensive editing programme than PhotoForge

Add Effects to Photos

DoodleCam (Free) My most favourite photo app at the moment, see the effect of the photo as you take it, a variety of effects
ComicBooth 1 ($4.19) iPhone app. Take a photo through a cartoon view
Color Studio ($1.29) iPhone and iPad Add colour to different parts of your photos
Color Magic Deluxe ($1.29) Turn photos into Black and white and then colour the parts you want in colour.
WordFoto ($2.59) Turn photos and words into Typographic works of art.
Lego Photo (Free) Turn your photos into Lego pictures.
PhotoPad (Free for iPhone; Free for iPad) Add effects to your photos.
Face Goo (Free or $1.29 for iPhone; Free or $4.19 for iPad) Morph your photos, stretch, pinch and twist your photos.
BeFunky Cartooniser (Free or $1.29) Upload your photos and turn them into cartoons.
Color Splash (Free or $1.29 for iPhone or $2.59 for iPad) Turn a colour photo into greyscale and then colour the parts you want to see in colour.
Oil Painter ($1.29 for iPhone)
Adds effects to photos, make more changes painting over the photo, remove photo so just the painting is left.
PocketBooth ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $1.29 for iPad) Take Black and White or Colour Photo Booth strip photos. Email or save to Photo Gallery or print
Old Photo Effect (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Take a photo or choose one from an album and add an old photo effect
Watercolor Effect (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Take a photo or choose one from an album and add a Watercolor Effect
Impressionist Painting Effect
(Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad)
Take a photo or choose one from an album and add an impressionist effect
Oil Painting Effect
(Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad)
Take a photo or choose one from an album and add an oil painting effect
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Toon Camera ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch) Take photos that look like cartoons or black and white drawings
Toon Paint ($2.59 for iPhone/iPod Touch) Add paint or inkline effects to photos
Pano ($2.59 for iPhone/iPod Touch) Take panoramic photos
PowerSketch ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch) My new favourite sketch app, it will even allow you to video with the sketch filter in place...Brilliant!
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Filter Splash ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $1.29 for iPad) Adds great cartooning and draw filters to picutres
Wrapframe (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Different frames for your photos. Apply FX effects. Does have a bit of advertising that you need to keep skipping.
Fotosketch (Free for iPad; Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) Turn your photos into a pencil sketch.
Sketch (Free for iPad; Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) Add stunning effects to your photos. In-app purchases to buy more effects.
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Repix (Free for iPad; Free for iPhone/iPod Touch ) Add effects to photos, crop, brightness levels etc

Publish with Photos

Instagram (Free) Share your photos to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and to your followers on Instagram. Has some interesting effects that can be added to photos.
Halftone ($1.29 for iPhone, or $1.29 for iPad) Take or a choose a photo, add an annotation, save or print
PhotoComic ($2.59 or $2.59 for iPad) Create comic strips or comic pages. Very easy to use, saves as a photo.
**Comic Life** ($10.99) Made by Plasq based on the well known computer programme Comic Life, create comics using your photos or drawings.
Storyrobe (Free) Choose images and/or video, narrate your story, upload to Youtube, email or import into iPhoto
Comic Touch(Free or $4.19 NZ) Add speech bubbles or text boxes to your photos. Smudge, stretch, bulge, dent or add light effects to your photo. Email your comic (Lite version will have a watermark on it).Students could use this to publish their poetry,or make comics of their drawings (take photosof drawings). Publish their writing and then email it for printing.
**Fotobabble** (Free) Upload a photo then record your voice talking about it.
Photo 365 - Remember your year one photo at a time ($1.29 for iPhone; $1.29 for iPad) Take a photo for everyday of the year and create a photo diary.
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Mirage ($4.19) Create collages of your photos and annotate them with a handwriting font
Doodle Booth (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free or $1.29 for iPad) Add Frames, doodles and text to photos
Diptic ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $1.29 for iPad) make photo collages
Pocketbooth ($1.29 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $1.29 for iPad) Take 4 photos and print them out in a strip
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Poly Frame ($2.59 for iPhone/iPod Touch; $2.59 for iPad) put your photos in shaped frames and save them as one photo
Popagraph (Free for iPad; Free for iPhone/iPod Touch) Highlight certain parts of a photo and make them pop out of the photo

Augmented Reality (AR)


Aurasma Lite (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Interact with images, animation, photos and videos. Make your own virtual world for others to see.
Junaio Augmented Reality (Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad) Get useful information about your surroundings


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Remote Snap (Free for iPhone or $4.19; Free for iPad or $4.19) Send photos to laptop without connecting with leads. Download Mac laptop app as well
360 Panorama ($2.59 or $2.59 for iPad ) Take 360 photos, email them or save them as a picture file.
Uscapeit (Free) Create 360 photos and then choose to email them (which points you to a website to view them on or Share on Facebook
Portfolio to go (Free or $4.19 for iPhone, or Free or $6.49 for iPad) Link to your Flickr account and show off your photos.

Photo Transfer ($4.19 for iPhone or $4.19 for iPad) Exchange photos between for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and computer
Photos Puzzler (Free for iPhone; Free for iPad) Turn your photos into jigsawa