The camera function of the iPhone, combined with the numerous food photo applications, has inspired iPhone owners to shoot more creatively, and often with a purpose. From everyday meals to gourmet creations, each dish is a click away from being noted in a photograph. iPhone app creators are tapping into the vast market of users who are hungry to take photos of good food.
Here are several notable free iPhone food photo apps that are a surefire hit among food fanatics and health conscious individuals:
With this app, you can locate recommended dishes near your area. While out in a restaurant or a food place, you might come across some yummy meals and want to recommend them yourself. As a “foodspotter”, you can take a photo of the food and share it with “foodseekers” who are searching for the next delicious meal to devour.
As the name suggests, this app lets you take snapshots of dishes you find delicious and interesting. An added feature is the ability to edit your food shots to improve their appearance, which is most helpful especially if you took the photos in low-light conditions. You can also share your food finds with family and friends in Facebook and Twitter.
This food app is relatively new but it is taking iPhone users by storm. It focuses on helping you become healthier by keeping track of what you eat and charting your eating habits. The premise is to take a picture of everything you eat, rate them from “fit” to “fat”, and share the photos with friends who can leave comments and give a “thumbs up” or “thumbs down”. The app tries to push you to be constantly aware of your food intake so that you can better control what food you should be eating and what to stay away from.
The creators of the popular Evernote app has launched Evernote Food, which lets you take photos of your memorable meals and share them with others via email, Facebook or Twitter. You can also add titles, notes, tags, and even your location. This app can automatically sync to your Evernote account, if you have one, making it easy to access the features of both apps. With this app, you can create a visual step by step record of food preparations. It is also a great way to keep track of the food you eat, and can be easily used to capture the special moments with family and friends during gatherings over a hearty meal.
This app makes use of food photos as an avenue for social networking. You can take photos and share them with others who may be in the vicinity. One of the fascinating features of Picdish is its ability to create a unified experience by gathering all food photos taken by various people in the area and categorizing them in the interface, all in real-time. You can quickly view other people’s shots without any need to upload, categorize, or share them, which makes this app quite convenient.