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Paper Camera for iOS

By JFDP Labs $2.99 Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

shelbybrown Aug 15, 2011

Paper Camera offers up a unique photography experience using a cute interface to produce simulated hand-drawn results, but you'll need to select your shots carefully. The interface looks like a camera made from paper (appropriately), with hand-drawn arrow buttons for switching effects; controls for contrast, brightness, and line weight on the right side; and a save button in the lower right. You have the choice of taking shots directly with your iPhone camera (showing the effect in real time) or selecting an image from your photo library.

Paper Camera is a neat concept, but in addition to requiring you to select your shots carefully, the app has some other annoyances. In our tests, taking or using darker shots doesn't really work with Paper Camera. The nature of the effects is that they use line drawings to recreate the image, and once it gets too dark it's hard to make out the subject of your photo. In bright outdoor shots, it does much better. Our other issue might be small, but it has to do with the save button; when you touch save, it automatically sends the image to your photo library, but offers no confirmation that it was sent. Like anyone probably would, we hit the button a few times, not sure if it was working, only to find several copies of the image in our library.

Even with these issues, Paper Camera can produce some pretty cool-looking images as long as you're taking daylight or otherwise well-lit shots. If you like the hand-drawn look, or just want to do something more with your photos, Paper Camera is a pretty good option for under a buck.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.1.0

iOS updates and bug fixing


Release September 30, 2017
Date Added September 30, 2017
Version 6.1.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iPad2Wifi, iPad23G, iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini, iPadMini4G, iPhone5c, iPhone5s, iPadAir, iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6, iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro, iPadProCellular, iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE, iPhone7, iPhone7Plus, iPad611, iPad612, iPad71, iPad72, iPad73, iPad74


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Developer's Description

See the world through a new, original, stylish and captivating lens, have a wonder in your own home and discover how cool is now your world, like a real life painting. You can take photos or record videos, and it's all magically done in real time, no delays, no post processing. This is the ultimate collection of cartoon/sketch/comic book/halfone/noir/neon and many other effects painted directly in your camera, no more boring post-effects, it's all real time, you simply won't stop wandering, wherever you are, having a look at things and paper-ize them. We've packed this app with many stylish cartoon-style filters, so you would never get bored. Import your existing pictures and paper-ize them, they will look absolutely stunning, we just couldn't stop looking at them, take a another one, paper-ize it, and then looking at it, pretty much forever. Privacy policy can be found here. http://papercamera.net/papercamera_privacy_policy_iOS.html. (or in the privacy link on the app store page). Any enquires please send an email to: support-ios@jfdplabs.com. Thank you for your download. JFDP Labs monkey team.
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