No matter if you have best camera or a modest camera, there are three quick tweaks to make your photos look better — all with using the f-word: Filters.or or even , chances are you take photos with your phone. And whether your phone has the
So many photo apps
Before you make your first edit know that there are hundreds of apps to edit photos including favorites like Instagram and . You can use those apps or the default photo editor on your phone ( or ) to make these quick adjustments.
Straighten your photos
Maybe you took a picture at an odd angle or perhaps you’re trying to get your subject perfectly centered ala filmmaker Wes Anderson, both are instances where straightening a photo can save the day.
Straightening lets you rotate a photo while zooming-in to square things off. The result is a picture that is better composed and looks more purposeful. Straightening works especially great for photos of people, buildings and landscapes.
Start with the photo you want to straighten and follow these directions:
- iOS photos app – Tap on the sliders icon, then tap on the Crop tool. iOS will auto-straighten your picture. To override this, just slide your finger on the straighten wheel below the photo.
- Google Photos – Tap on the pencil icon, then tap on the Crop tool.
- Instagram – From the Filter/Edit screen, tap on the Edit button and then tap on the Adjust tool.
- VSCO – After importing your photo, tap on the slider icon, then tap a second time on the slider icon and then tap on the Straighten tool.