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iPhoneography: The TouchRetouch App

Iphoneography- Using the touch retouch app to edit photos on your iphone photos

You know those times when you take a photo with your phone and there is that annoying toy in the background that keeps drawing your eye, or that person who photobombed you? Don’t you want to get rid of it?

Enter the TouchRetouch app.

When I discovered this app, I felt like I had died and gone to iPhoneography heaven.

Sometimes, items in the background of your photos helps you to tell the story. But sometimes, getting rid of distractions in your photo sometimes makes a better photo.

Take this photo below that I took last week in San Francisco of the Bay Bridge.

I was happy with this photo. I pulled it into the VSCO app and edited there and was scanning my photo for anything else and noticed the strip of the bridge at the bottom of the photo.

Now, to me, this was a distraction. All that water and a pretty photo then…..

I pulled the photo into The Touch Retouch app

The app works like photoshop in that you can use a lasso tool( the first tool on the bottom) or the brush tool. I prefer the brush tool. So I click the brush tool and use my finger to slide across the little concrete wall…


And then hit the little start button. And my finished product…….

Easy Peasy. Isn’t that neat? This app is definitely one of my favorite tools in my iPhoneography toolbox. And for 99 cents, it is well worth it!

**I was not paid to do a review of this app. I just like it and think everyone should know about it!**

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    Nellie @ Brooklyn Active Mama
    August 1, 2014 at 9:48 am

    ooohhh! I likey. I am going to download it now! I have a particular pic I want to use it on 🙂

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    August 1, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Sweet I’m loving this app, I will have to try this out, that’s pretty sweet!

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    Paris at My Big Fat Happy Life
    August 1, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Oh how awesome! I love new photo app! It sounds so easy to use; I’m going to have to download this one.

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    August 1, 2014 at 10:49 am

    I love new phone apps – especially ones that make photos better….and cost less than $1.00. Thanks for sharing!

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    MJ @ Daisy & June
    August 1, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Love this app! That picture is amazing too. Thanks for sharing!

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    August 1, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Really cool app! Thanks for sharing!

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    Courtney A.
    August 1, 2014 at 11:01 am

    This is definitely a must-have app for me! My iPhone has become my go-to photo source now that my compact DSLR is a little outdated. Thanks for sharing!

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    Rebecca Chapman
    August 1, 2014 at 11:11 am

    That is amazing!!!! Thank you so much for sharing! Downloading now!

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    August 1, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Now this is a app I need! I wonder if it works for Android?

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    Reginia {}
    August 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    I’ve been practicing editing with another app and it’s a bit tricky. I’ll definitely try this one because I need something to edit those random photo bombers.

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    August 1, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    Great app! I’m going to have to add it to my toolbox. I typically crop out (either in camera or in post) distracting elements, but that doesn’t always work. When I can’t, I usually don’t post what would otherwise be a great image. Thanks for this review! I’m definitely going to have to try it.

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    August 2, 2014 at 12:51 am

    SO cool! There really is an app for everything isn’t there?

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    Elizabeth M
    August 2, 2014 at 8:57 am

    amazing thanks for sharing that is an impressive app!

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    August 3, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    That is too cool! I wonder if they offer an android version – I’ll have to check. Thanks for sharing this cool app!

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    Mrs. Pancakes
    August 4, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Great find…off to get it now.

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    August 6, 2014 at 10:22 am

    An excellent app to have! I have to get it!

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