Best photo editing program??? Thoughts?

Discussion in 'iPad for Photographers' started by Krysta, May 28, 2012.

  1. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    I spent SO much time trying to find the best and most entertaining photo editing programs. I know that PS was the highly recommended program, but I think I found something even better. Has any ever tried out PhotoForge?? It's pretty awesome and addicting. Anyone using it that would like to share some opinions on it and/ or tricks and tips??

    Krysta
     
  2. Andyvalver

    Andyvalver iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2011
    Messages:
    235
    Thanks Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Derby
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0
    Snapseed is by far the best photo editing tool in my opinion. Its not free but worth buying. iPhoto looks great and has a few neat touches that snapseed doesn't but it's still not as good. I use snapseed and then what snapseed can't do I edit in iPhoto lol
     
  3. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Have you tried the PhotoForge?

    Krysta
     
  4. davidinvirginia

    davidinvirginia iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2012
    Messages:
    81
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Shenandoah Valley of Virginia
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    PhoroForge looks like the max image size that you can save is 1600 x 1200 - not the best for printing, but otherwise it looks good. I wonder why iPhoto gets only 3 stars on the App Store reviews? (I've bought too many photo apps already anyway.)
     
  5. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    This is just MY opinion, but I have tried iPhoto, and I don't think it quite compares...

    Krysta
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    If you're interested in taking a look at my photos in my profile, I have posted some examples of the programs I have been using thus far. Would love to hear an opinion :)

    Krysta
     
  7. Gabriel1

    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Messages:
    17,096
    Thanks Received:
    746
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Cranbrook, Kent, UK
    Ratings:
    +748 / 0
    Great photos, I love the one with the superimposed book cover.

    The Archangel
     
  8. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Thanks! I know, the book seems to be everyone's fave :)

    Krysta
     
  9. AQ_OC

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,411
    Thanks Received:
    431
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +431 / 0
    I have a hard time saying anything is best, especially if I have not used all of them extensively.

    So, Kyrsta, which have you used? What makes PhotoForge stand out above the others? I only have iPhoto and I got that because so much noise was made about it when the new iPad came out. I never had reason to look beyond it. I did like your pics, but I'm unsure this could not be achieved in iPhoto or if iPhoto even attempts to compete with PhotoForge. Sometimes you need more than one tool depending on what you wish to achieve.
     
  10. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Hey AQ :)

    Hmm, how does PhotoForge stand out...I think I like it so much because it reminds so much of PS which is something I worked on at school for a long time. Another one of those programs that I got quite addicted too :) But, honestly, it's not very fair of me to judge iPhoto in comparison, as I didn't give it a very fair shot. I tend to get bored easily and if I don't like what I see within the first 10 mins or so, I start looking somewhere else. My husband is actually the one who found Forge for me, and for the reason of it having such rave reviews, I gave it a shot and got hooked within the first 2 mins. I love having the ability to add effects and filters. I don't believe I saw those options in iPhoto? Correct me if I'm wrong...

    If you dot mind me asking, what sort of projects do you enjoy working on the most and do you have a program you favor more so than others?

    Krysta
     
  11. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Ahh, I apologize. After re-reading your post, I see that you haven't gone more in depth in the whole photo editing software programs :) Back to my original question, if you do like to work with photos, I would suggest checking out the free photo editing apps to give a few a fair shot. Maybe that would help you decide if any others would be in your best interest?

    Oh and something that just came to my mind...the 1st reason for my lack of interest to iPhoto was the reviews. They weren't so hot and usually I try not to pay attention to those, I find myself doing so when it comes to programs like these, especially when you have to pay for them :)

    Krysta
     
  12. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Oh, and by the way, some of those photos, such as the book and waterfall pic, I had actually done in Pho.to Lab, which is free and totally fun!
     
  13. iPadFever1

    iPadFever1 iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2012
    Messages:
    37
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Norway
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    IPhoto and snapseed;)


    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    iPadFever1 • Remember me!
     
  14. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Apparently I really need to look into this snap seed :)

    Sent from my iPad 3
     
  15. Krysta

    Krysta iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 26, 2012
    Messages:
    61
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Do you have any photos you'd like to share?

    Sent from my iPad 3
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

best ipad photo editor 2012

,
best photo editing app
,
best photo editing app for ipad
,

best photo editor for ipad

,
best photo editor for ipad 2012
,
ipad photo editing forum
,
photo editing software
,
photo editor
,
photo editor for ipad 3
,
the best photo program for ipad