Get ready to transform moments into memories.

Picture this. It’s Friday and you’ve just finished work. The sun is shining, and the pubs are (finally) open. You’ve been dreaming of the beer garden all day and longing for the taste of that first cold pint.

You jump in the shower, spray a few spritz of perfume or aftershave and head out. The night is a huge success and you’ve taken more photos and videos than ever before.

You’re eager to get them posted on your socials and show everyone just how much fun you’re having, but you want to give them a bit of a touch up first.

Luckily for you, we’ve got a list of the 7 best photography apps that you can download on your mobile. Whether your editing, resizing, or collaging, these apps have it all.

We want you to be ready for the world opening up again post COVID-19 and what better way to get prepped than to have all the means for a great photo.

1) Lensa

The Lensa app on a phone on a black background.
Lensa.

Lensa is proof that you don’t have to fork out to get a good quality photo editing app.

It goes above and beyond the typical filters and editing features and introduces new tools that’ll give you pro-looking photos in no time.

If a huge zit has decided to take residence on your face, just in time for that big first day out, you can smooth your skin so nobody will ever know! If you’re running on minimal hours sleep then wave goodbye to eye bags.

We’re not by any means saying you need to edit your snaps, but sometimes it’s nice to have a helping hand – after all it has been a stressful few months.

You can also blur out your background and bring yourself into focus. This is perfect for those unwanted photo bombs and makes sure that there are no distractions.

This app is available on iOS and is free to download.

Download on iOS

2) Instasize

The InstaSize logo.
InstaSize.

This app is one for both Android and iOS users and is certainly one to get familiar with.

There’s nothing worse than getting a great shot, putting it on the gram and then having to deal with it zooming right in.

This app does pretty much what it says on the tin. It will allow you to edit your shots specifically in the formats of different social media channels.

You’ll finally get photos that are ready to be uploaded straight away – without any compromising!

It’s not only resizing that this app is good for, you can also take advantage of tonnes of filters and other cool tools that let you adjust contrast, exposure, saturation and more.

The most exciting bit of this app is that you can make collages that group together your favourite shots and post them all together on your socials.

This app is free to download on both iOS and Android but there’s a £4.99 fee if you want to subscribe to some of the more premium features.

Download on iOS| Android

3) Pixlr

The Pixlr logo.
Pixlr.

Pixlr is the ultimate app for putting all of your photos together. Whether you’re looking to create a big birthday post or want to put all your holiday snaps in one place, this app has you covered.

With over 2 million combinations of effects, overlays and filters that are all free, you’ve got endless bits and bobs to get creative with.

Once you’ve finished editing, you can upload straight to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and share with your friends and family.

They even have an Instagram account that gives you tips and advice on how to best take advantage of all the app has to offer.

Download on iOS| Android

4) Afterlight

The Afterlight logo.
Afterlight.

This app is another top class example of how iPhone users can fine-tune their photos for free.

It comes with a number of different features that range from simplistic tools to more complicated bits like colouring and curves.

It’ll have you feeling like a professional photographer who’s got all the gear despite just having your phone.

Download on iOS

5) Carbon

The Carbon app logo.
Carbon.

This one’s for the black and white lovers of the world. If you love nothing more than capturing those rustic looking shots, then Carbon is the app for you.

It was developed in partnership with photographers and therefore delivers the best monochrome filters that you could ask for.

Download on iOS

6) VSCO Cam

VSCO app logo.
VSCO.

Instagram offer some basic filters and effects but if you’re wanting something a little more advanced, VSCO is perfect.

Whether its exposure, contrast or temperature that you want to adjust, VSCO will guide you through it all.

This app also features a cool alignment tool that lets you fix any perspective problems. If your shot is looking a little distorted, this would be the way to go.

Download on iOS | Android

7) Fused

The fused app logo.
Fused.

This is the app for those who want more from their photography.

It boasts an impressive feature that will have vloggers going crazy. You’ll finally be able to blend your photos and videos together to create a montage of your favourite moments.

With 20 real-time blending modes and tools that allow you to get creative, you’re promised Oscar-worthy end products in no time.

Download on iOS

Ready, set, edit.

You don’t have to break the bank and get all the photography gear to get great photos and these 7 apps prove this.

Whether you’re shooting just everyday shots, a big event, or selfies on a night out, you can add finishing touches with the click of a few buttons.

Of course, one thing you do need to bear in mind is the fact that you’ll need a phone with a great quality camera and we’re sure we’ve got some phones that’ll deliver.

Samsung and Apple are renowned for boasting excellent cameras and we’ve got deals that you’ll love – snap yours up today!