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Apps and gadgets for taking the perfect photo

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

All day long most of us are snapping pictures with our phones.  Whether to keep or post, there's nothing like capturing the perfect shot.

Jonathan Moss with Verizon Wireless visited WBTV News Saturday Morning to tell us about some of the technology available to help us take great mobile pictures.  His suggestions follow:

OlloClip 4-in-1 Lens for iPhone ($69.99)

  • The olloclip 4-in-1 is a detachable lens system for the iPhone 5/5s and iPod Touch that allows you to take enhanced photos.
  • It has four quick-change lenses to help you capture incredible images right from your smartphone. It's small enough to fit into a pocket when you're not using it, and it attaches to your iPhone in seconds.
  • To switch lenses, simply flip it over.
  • With wide-angle and fisheye lenses, as well as, two different macro lenses (10x, a focal distance of 18mm or 15x, a focal distance of 13mm), you have an increased field of view horizontally and vertically.
  • It also works with your favorite apps in photo and video mode on your iPhone 5/5s or iPod Touch.

Print Studio (Free, Apple and Android)

  • Order prints of your favorite Instagram photos directly from your phone with this app.
  • Select photos from your camera roll or your Instagram accounts.
  • Receive your order in the mail with super fast flat-rate shipping, anywhere in the world!

PicLab ($1.99, Apple and Android)

  • Add typography, filters and photo effects, and add an ever-growing collection of shapes, light FX, textures, borders, patterns and more to your photos and share them to your favorite social networks!
  • Apply one of our 9 gorgeous photo filters - with many more stunning filters on the way.
  • Adjust the brightness, saturation, contrast, blur, and exposure of your photos.
  • Choose from a collection of over 100 (and growing) shapes, borders, overlays, textures, and more to add that extra flair to your photos.

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