A frequent question I get asked is “What camera app do use on your iPhone?”
My answer… Pic-Tap-Go.
Actually, I take pictures with the standard camera on my iPhone, but I use Pic-Tap-Go to edit the pictures before I share them on Instagram, Facebook, and here on my blog.
So why Pic-Tap-Go?
Because my pictures often times need a little editing. Sometimes they need a little boost in light or in color, or sometimes I want to make them black and white. I really like Pic-Tap-Go because it offers so many different filters AND you can change the intensity of each filter AND layer multiple filters on top of each other. You can even save your “filter recipe”! I usually don’t go too crazy with my filters – my style is usually bright and as crisp as possible. Which is why my two favorite filters are “Lights On” and “Crispity” layered on top of each other.
Here are a few of my iPhone pictures before edits and with edits using Pic-Tap-Go
Pic-Tap-Go is very simple and fun to use!
You can change the intensity of each filter using the slidebar at the bottom. You can also undo any filter you use…which I appreciate not having to start over if I decide to do something different. I often use that little crop tool at the top as well!
After you get your picture the way you want.. hit the “GO” button and share!
One of my favorite features is that you can post the full size of your image to Instagram without cropping to the Instagram square. I use the white border it creates for my scrapbooking journaling…explained here.
Totally Rad! (the creators of Pic-Tap-Go) is hosting a contest right now! Actually this it the last day to enter! All you have to do is edit your photo using your favorite Pic-Tap-Go filters, post it to Instagram, explaining how one or more of the filter names inspired the photo in your caption, and include the hashtags #PTGFilterGames and #PicTapGo_app. On Friday, Feb. 14th, they will be selecting a winner, the grand prize is a $100 Apple Store gift card! This doesn’t have to be a photo that you took today…it can be any photo, as long as it’s edited using Pic-Tap-Go.
Call to Action (your assignment):
Ok so go purchase Pic-Tap-Go here, edit your photo using the Pic-Tap-Go filters, and upload to Instagram with the hashtags: #PTGFilterGames and #PicTapGo_app. Hurry, this is the last day to enter!