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Top iPad Photography Apps for Travel Bloggers

At present, advancements in iPad technology application have proved to exceed every limit set by traditional models and have transformed the life of people in different ways. Gone are the days when people used computers or laptops to surf the Internet. Nowadays, this has been replaced by iPad which can be conveniently used even during travelling.

Editing Photo using SnapSeed iPad App
Editing Photo using SnapSeed iPad App

Even though, iPad has been introduced as a perfect multimedia device, the majority of the people use this as a typical computing device. This device can handle a variety of things that a normal laptop fails to do. With the presence of reliable LTE (long-term evolution) in the Philippines, I can easily take photos, edit using photography apps and upload it in Instagram, Facebook and even to my blog in a snap.

iPad proves to be the perfect travel tool for the majority of the users on account of a wide range of applications that have been included for travel bloggers. With a long lasting battery life than that for laptops, this is more economical and can be used with ease for working for many hours even in the midst of a trip. Users are guaranteed good entertainment at their fingertips in one small and slim iPad device. There are plenty of new and innovative iPad applications focused on travel, which can be utilized by even travelers and photographers.

Before and After - Photo Collage using Picframe
Before and After – Photo Collage using Picframe

iPhoto is a top application tool which features a range of photo editing options and photo effects on the iPad.  For travelers, this tool displays the photo journal option which gives the unique opportunity to users for creating exclusive and beautiful pictures or albums. These pictures can then be shared over the Internet via iCloud. It is also possible for users to share the photo page link with other users, friends or family via email or social networks.

SnapSeed is a popular and award winning photography application tool for iPad. This application tool enables simple image editing features to enhance the photo quality. SnapSeed can be used with iPad to design exclusive and stunning photo images using a wide range of tools and filters. Some of the top filter options included in this tool are Grunge, Vintage and Drama, which help to create an extraordinary image. It is possible for users to develop, enhance, edit or even share their photos via email or through any of the popular social media network platforms.

Editing photos using Photogene App
Editing photos using Photogene App

Photogene is another important iPad photography application for active travel bloggers. This tool includes many manual and preset editing features. A wide range of photo adjustments can be made using this photo application tool like filters, export, presets, and effects options for FTP images as well.

PhotoPal is another iPad photo application tool which provides an option for users to make any type of photo adjustments. Users can adjust the photo color for improving contrast and brightness, exposures, color balance and temperature, highlights, and shadows in addition to a lot of other options. Users can sharpen the images and even correct red eye and remove blemishes with the spot healing option. Other additional special effect features included in this tool are posterize, vignetting, pencil paint and frames.

PicFrame is another popular iPad photography application tool which provides users the unique facility to combine multiple photos into marvelous looking frames and outlines that can be shared with other users either via email or other popular social media sites. This tool essentially includes 67 readjustable frames which have the capacity to support or combine a total of 9 photos at a time. Other prominent features included in this tool are shadows, photo effects, rounded corners, variety of patterns and an easy to use color picker.

SMART iPad with LTE
SMART iPad with LTE

Smart – the Philippines wireless leader has close to 1,000 LTE-enabled sites located in over 115 cities and municipalities across the Philippines. Its now easy to post live blog updates, upload photos to Instagram or Facebook or just simply browse the internet while traveling. With Smarts new offering, customers has two monthly postpaid options. The first is Plan 499, where you can get the 16GB iPad Mini at zero interest for 24 months. The second postpaid package is Plan 999, where you get a P8,000 one time discount on the Apple device plus unlimited 3G/LTE connectivity for 24 months. (more details here)

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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