Good news: technology has now advanced to the stage where the camera on our mobile devices is good enough.  We no longer need a fancy digital SLR camera to capture a perfect moment. Sometimes however, a decent photo editing app can turn a good photo into a great one… here are some of the best ones:

Fotor

Platform: iOS/Android
Price: Free (HD Version $2.99)

Fotor is a very versatile app that lets you edit, collage and share images, as well as view the images of other users. Nowhere near as involved or complicated as Photoshop, Fotor is a quick and easy way to edit your photos. Best of all it is so easy to use it requires almost no learning curve.

Pic Lab HD

Platform: iOS/Android
Price: $3.99

As well as an extensive range of filters and editing tools, Pic Lab HD lets you add typography to images. This app is perfect for small business owners looking for a create their own branding and logos on the cheap!

Camera Plus

Platform: iOS
Price: $3.99

Camera Plus is one of the leading apps because of its huge range of sophisticated photo editing tools. It has a range of filters unique only to the app, and can even be used to take photos from, or edit straight from the user’s photo library. Crop, saturate and and sharpen your photos for maximum results!

Simply B&W

Platform: iOS
Price: Free

Black and white is one of the most common and popular filtering tools with its ability to set very strong tone and mood. Play around with this app’s easy-to-use functions to find just the right balance of black, white and greyscale in your images!

SKRWT

Platform: iOS
Price: Free

This app corrects the tiny but annoying distortion that the iPhone’s wide-angle lens creates in certain photos. SKRWT is also great at changing the perspective of a photo. Too short to capture something tall like a building or statue face-on? This app will allow you to change the angle to get the perspective you desire.