Getty Images

Modern technology means that we’re just a few clicks away from creating professional looking photographs. Here’s Metro’s snapshot of the best free photo apps to make your life look picture perfect.

PicsArt Photo Studio:Available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone.


It offers everything any budding photographer needs to edit images, create artistic camera shots and photo collages, as well as connecting you to other creatives. Once you’ve taken a picture, play around with the filter, effects and artistic brushes to make it a true work of art.

Cymera-Collage & Filters:Available for iOS and Android.


This app has 15 live filters,seven camera lenses and works with a selfie stick. Its post-production capabilities include, brightness, contrast, cropping, rotation and mosaic tools. Plus, the app has 100 filters available, like the collage function, stickers and various texts and fonts.

Snapseed:Available for iOS and Android.


This one’s another jack of all trades. With the push of a button, you can retouch, adjust perspective, republish content and more. If you want to get even more technical, try refining your photos by cropping, transforming, selectively adjusting and adding a vignette. But the real finesse is in the retouching effect, tonal contrasts and framing tools.

Priime:Available for iOS.


It’s always nice to have the helping hand of a pro, that’s why this one comes with filters created by some of the world’s best photographers. It can copy elements of one photo into another, refine and polish images and undo any errors — always helpful.

Instagram:Available for iOS and Android.


Oh yes, the beautiful world of Instagram. Arguably the planet’s most popular app transforms pictures and videos into images worthy of an art exhibition. Instagram’s filters and 10 advanced creative tools can tinker with the brightness, contrast, saturation, shadows and perspective, to make your life look even more enviable.

Latest From ...