Picture Editing with Filters 101

As the technology has advanced, we have found ways to improve everything we do and photography is also one of these things. Taking pictures needs a good camera and skill but there are several picture editing software applications which have made the work of the photographer a lot easier by providing it tools which can brush up any photograph. You don’t have to spend hours and hours on taking a shot. Anyone can take a random picture and brush it up later to make it look good quite easily. There are many applications which provide you with filters which can be applied to make your pictures look good. Let me tell about some of these which you can use to make your pictures look good.

    Instagram Filters

Instagram is the ultimate world dedicated to photography and its developers have designed it particularly just for pictures. Instagram provides you with about 30+ filters which you can use on your picture. No matter which camera, optical filter or lenses you used, these built-in filters can be applied on your taken photograph afterward and make it look good. You can use these filters by simply uploading your picture and selecting the appropriate filter by just one click.


Adobe Photoshop is the must have application for all the lovers of photography. It provides you with many tools which you can use to change the look of your pictures. Photoshop contains the biggest set of tools which can transform your picture in any way you want. The tools allow you to change the color scheme, choose the brightness levels or even the levels of a particular color in a picture. There are tools available to give it a sharpened or blurred or faded effect too. The possibilities are just endless with this application.


If you are an iPhone user then this is the ultimate photo editor for you. Snapseed allows you to change the light exposure, colors, brightness, contrast, perspective, and so much more. It provides the user with a set of most powerful tools to turn any ordinary picture into a work of art.

    Snapchat filters

People have been going crazy over this application. Snapchat is known for its filters. This application uses a face detection algorithm and detects your face and then applies hilarious filters to it. There are endless filter options which are unlocked as your add more and more pictures each day.

    You Cam Makeup Filters

Now, this is one app which has been made typically for ladies. Ladies know quite well how many hours of effort they have to put in to apply makeup and get that picture worthy look. This app has made this quite easy. Even if you don’t know how to do makeup or you are feeling a bit lazy, then you can take a picture without makeup and later on brush it up. This app provides several tools which allow you to put on makeup on an already taken photograph. This app also uses face detection algorithm.