Flickr for iPhone adds live filter preview feature ditched by Instagram

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Yahoo today outed a new version of the Flickr for iPhone app, which permits users to sneak peek how each filter will look within their shooting environment before they take the photo.

The updated app introduces a live filter previews, an attribute that was when popular with Instagram individuals before the Facebook-owned business canned it in an update in 2012.

Beyond that, the major upgrade likewise offers snappers the opportunity to share their creativity past the array of stock filters, with added results like vignettes, bursts and concentrate shifts.

iPhone photographers can now also access a pretty diverse array of editing devices allowing for crops, turns, rotation and flips, while likewise adjusting color levels, brightness, sharpness, white balance and more.

iOS 7-inspired

All in all, the brand-new app is a quite comprehensive shooting and modifying package, completely complimentary of cost. It also shows up as one of the fist major apps to boast a new, iOS 7-inspired design and user interface.

The brand-new functions make it possible for more advanced photographers to high quality tune their snaps, while ‘point-shoot-filter’ iPhone wielders will not find the depth of choices too obtrusive.

So far the updates are just for Flickr’s iPhone app and as yet there’s no word on when the Android app will catch up, however it’s unlikely to be too long.

The business has introduced a huge redesign to its website and given all users 1TB of free space earlier this year, so this newest iOS app upgrade is a sure sign the company has its sights set on the top again.

Can the former king of photography online regain its throne under the stewardship of Marissa Meyer’s refocussed Yahoo? Provide the app a try and let’s understand your thoughts in the comments area below.