Instagram is one of the most popular ways to share photos with friends. It takes the complicated process of editing and customizing photos and scales it back so that even amateurs can make some really cool looking images. In addition to the filters and core functionality of Instagram, there are some cool third party applications that allow you to do even more with the photo sharing service. After all, adding simple filters to your photos is cool, but there is so much more that can be done in the photo editing process, and that’s where these apps take things to another level.
One such app for enhancing Instagram photos is called InstaWeather Pro. It allows you to overlay your local weather in all kinds of cool styles over your Instagram photos. You can send them through Instagram from the app, and from there, you can apply all the standard filters on top of the photo and share it with your friends.
Best of all, you can grab InstaWeather Pro free from the App Store for a limited time. It normally sell for $0.99, but if you act soon you will be able to save yourself a dollar and share some extra-cool photos on Instagram.
When you first boot up InstaWeather Pro, it will ask you to allow it to see your location. You will also need to create a free account, which only takes a few seconds. Obviously, in order for it to know the weather to overlay on top of the picture it needs to know where you are. When you authorize it to see your location, it will take a few seconds to locate you, and then it will overlay the weather on top of the photo.
You can swipe left and right to choose from the different available filters. Just like any photo app, you start off by taking a photo. You can choose the weather overlay while looking through the viewfinder, or you can wait until after you take the picture to make your selection. Either way, it’s really easy to add a weather overlay and let your friends know what it’s like where you are.
If you click the gallery button, you can add the weather overlay to photos already in your camera roll. Of course, it will add the weather based on your current location, not necessarily where the photo was taken, so that is something to keep in mind before you go and share that particular photo.
Once you have your weather overlay selected, simply click the “Share” button and it will move you over to Instagram where you can add the standard Instagram filters to your picture and share it with your friends as you would with any other Instagram photo. When you are finished working on your photo, you can click the “New Photo” button at any time to start over again and take a new photo to share with your friends.
You can go to the Settings screen to tweak the app to your liking. You can change whether the app uses Fahrenheit or Celsius for the temperature as well as some other useful functions. This way you can use the measurements that are appropriate for the area in which you live.
This application is incredibly easy to use. It allows you to add cool weather overlays to your Instagram photos so your friends can get an idea of what’s going on around you in terms of conditions. It automatically finds your location, and pulls in local weather data. Best of all, you can grab it from the App Store free for a limited time. If you want to take your Instagram photos to another level, this just might be the perfect application for you.