PhotoToaster

PhotoToaster is an image editor and library of preset iPhoneography filters and effects that can be applied ‘straight out of the box’ or adjusted to taste. The editor provides tools such as levels control, brushes, overlays and frames required to recreate unique effects.

Rating (all versions): 5 (4725 ratings).
Rating (current version): 5 (356 ratings).
Current Price: USD2.99.
Where there are iPhone and iPad apps, rating data and pricing relate to the iPhone app.




PhotoToaster™ is simply the best photo editor for the iPhone and iPad.

No In-App Purchases! Everything is included. iPhone and iPad support too!

The Toaster takes your iPhoneography as seriously as you do. It employs only the highest quality photo adjustments and does so with blinding speed.

The non-destructive editing environment encourages experimentation and you can save your settings to use on other photos.

The Toaster adjusts to your editing mood. Whether it's a 1-click total makeover or a meticulous tweaking of every adjustment, the Toaster is always the right tool for the job.

The features include:
- 60+ one click effects that can instantly improve or completely alter a photo
- 80+ one click settings in Lighting, Fx, Vignette, Texture and Border categories that allow more creative control
- 26 live slider controls that allow for exacting control of all image adjustments
- 45+ tasteful borders
- 20+ creative texture overlays
- Lighting Brushes for a new level of control with brush-on exposure adjustments
- FX Brush to brush in areas of color or focus
- Non-destructive editing (you'll see why this is important when you experience it)
- Multiple undo (many apps don't even bother with undo but we can't help it)
- Professional level lighting adjustments to lighten shadows and recover highlights
- Separate channel processing lets you to bend colors in new and interesting ways.
- Black & white conversion controls to create the exact look you want.
- Sophisticated Noise reduction to remove unwanted grain in low light photos
- Blazing performance
- Recent edits list that maintains recently edited photos so that you may continue an edit session later
- Save your own presets (if you create a look you like, save it for future use)
- Crop, rotate, flip and straighten
- Complete EXIF support
- Export to the usual social media suspects or at full resolution to your Photo Album
- Non-square Instagram posts are automatically matted on a white background
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iPhoneography seascape workflow – { horizon }

Textured painterly seascape iPhoneography image. This workflow includes my own first use of Distressed FX having been introduced to it by a host of wonderful iPhone artists.

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iPhoneography workflow { encore }

My Nan has one of those old fashioned photographs of her sisters and her that have been manually recoloured and I wanted to try to simulate that on an iPhoneograhy image. Multiple masks turned this into a jigsaw.

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iPhoneography workflow – floral – { gypsophila }

Still life floral iPhoneography image in a painterly textured style shows Gypsophila against a heavily manipulated background. Post processing is made significantly easier by ensuring as clean a background as possible. Initial post processing involves correcting the lighting situation.

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iPhoneography workflow and feature { green }

One of the joys of iPhoneography is that there is always a challenge. The inspiration for this Green Vase image was the Green weekly Challenge being run by New Era Museum on EyeEm. Includes workflow and link to feature.

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iPhoneography workflow – floral – { bedraggled }

I guess it might be the season. Short cold damp days seem to be full of grey. More than ever I’m drawn to colour. This floral iPhoneography image in a painterly textured style feels comforting and fills the void left by the lack of warmth and colour outside.

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iPhoneography workflow { violin girl }

Whilst decorating I took the opportunity to use the interesting texture left on the partly stripped walls as backgrounds for some iPhoneography images. This image yielded 2 versions, this one and a previously published ‘surreal’ version. Superimpose was a key app in both images.

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iPhoneography workflow { shelter }

One of the challenges with iPhoneography is that unless your subject is really close it is quite difficult to mimic depth of field (or depth of focus) which is achieved with traditional camera technology via control of aperture settings. During this tutorial I will use AfterFocus to mimic depth of field and will devote some space to look at it in a little more detail.

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