Photography Apps for Kids and Teens

Photography is the perfect hobby for kids who have an interest in admiring the world's beauty. However, the costs of camera gear can quickly become a picture you want to get out of your mind! These apps will turn your phone into the perfect hub for your kids to capture and crop amazing photos. To better understand the positives and negatives of uploading your kids' photos online, check our topic center about Facebook, Instagram, and social media.

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Happy Snap App Poster Image
Mini-missions inspire kids to explore their surroundings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
(2017)
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ToonCamera App Poster Image
See and capture the world through a cool cartoon lens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Strip Designer App Poster Image
Simple, exciting way to create comic books using own photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2013)
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Typic Kids - Fun Photo Editor App Poster Image
Easy-to-use photo embellisher -- just watch sharing options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Kudos :) App Poster Image
Photo-sharing app offers tweens an intro to social media.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Hipstamatic App Poster Image
App recreates the look and feel of analog photography.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2011)
(2010)
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Paper Camera App Poster Image
Hip photo and video tool has cool, creative features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Photo 365 - Remember Your Year One Photo at a Time App Poster Image
Reminders, clean interface make daily scrapbook entry easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Photo Editor by Aviary App Poster Image
Just enough options for shutterbug teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Photo Grid - Collage Maker App Poster Image
Weird interface, but silly stickers and fun layouts rule.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2013)
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Pixlr Express App Poster Image
Seemingly simple photo tool is full of creative resources.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Clips App Poster Image
Must-have app for making and sharing fun videos, photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Animoto Video Slideshow Maker App Poster Image
Freemium slideshow tool better on privacy than similar apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2012)
(2017)
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Canva - Photo Editor & Design App Poster Image
Create snazzy images in seconds with cool design tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Chromebook
(2015)
(2015)
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Vigo Video App Poster Image
Emphasis on sharing with easy-to-use slide show creator.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2018)
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Fotobabble App Poster Image
Fun photo sharing app with audio has some privacy concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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iPhoto App Poster Image
Great tool for taking photos beyond device's camera roll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Getty Unshuttered App Poster Image
Develop photography skills with teen-friendly lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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Prisma - Art Photo Editor with Free Picture Effects & Cool Image Filters for Instagram Pics and Selfies App Poster Image
It's a snap to turn photos into impressive art and share.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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FaceApp: Neural Face Transformations App Poster Image
Transform your selfie; limited features, some ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2017)
(2017)
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Instagram App Poster Image
Great app makes sharing pretty, private photos all too easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2012)
(2012)
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PicsArt Photo Editor & Collage App Poster Image
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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