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Supercharge Your iPhone’s Camera with Camera Genius [Giveaway]

Nancy Messieh 16-08-2010

Camera Genius is one of the best iPhone camera apps available, and it simply blows the native camera app out of the water. With its basic and advanced features, you’ll find yourself using Camera Genius for all your mobile photo needs without ever looking back. Not only does it have all the photo-taking features you could possibly ask for, you can also use Camera Genius to film videos.


This week, we will be giving away 10 promo codes for this awesome iPhone application. But first let’s see what Camera Genius can do.

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The most basic of functions that you would expect with a camera phone is zoom, and Camera Genius sees to it that you can zoom in using a slider on the touchscreen.

Supercharge Your iPhone's Camera with Camera Genius [Giveaway] zoom


Sound Capture

Can’t get to the button and want to take a picture? Camera Genius allows you to take the photo by making a sound.

Supercharge Your iPhone's Camera with Camera Genius [Giveaway] Sound

Anti Shake

Sometimes iPhone pictures can come out a little bit blurry if you don’t keep your hand still. Use the anti-shake stabilization feature to take clearer photos.

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Use guidelines on your screen to align your photos perfectly.

Supercharge Your iPhone's Camera with Camera Genius [Giveaway] Guidelines


Setting the timer to take a photo allows you wait anywhere from 2 to 300 seconds. Just tap the button with the number to select your preference. You can also set the timer to repeat until you disable it.

Supercharge Your iPhone's Camera with Camera Genius [Giveaway] Timer



Want to take several photos in succession? Activating the burst feature allows you to take up to 3 successive shots, but If you’re using the iPhone 3g or 1st Gen iPhone it will only take up to 2 successive shots.

Big Button

Activating the Big Button feature allows you to use the entire screen as a button to take your photos.


Camera settings include geotagging your photos, displaying a time stamp on the photo and confirming before saving the photo to your photo library. Video settings are limited to toggling long video recording on and off. The app also comes with a camera manual chock full with tips on how to take better photos with your iPhone.

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How do I win a copy?

It’s simple, just follow the instructions.

This giveaway begins now and ends Friday, 21st August at 2100hrs PST. The winners will be selected at random and announced via email.

Spread the word to your friends and have fun!

[update] And the winners are …

  1. Ahmad
  2. Ken Shelton
  3. Charles
  4. Rene Hojgaard Frederiksen
  5. Ted Fischer
  6. Geoff Tucker
  7. Elena Sawyer
  8. Osama Javaid
  9. Nhan Nguyen
  10. Gabriel

Congratulations! Your codes have been sent via email. Again, redeem them as soon as possible.

MakeUseOf would like to thank CodeGoo for their generosity while participating in this giveaway. Interesting in sponsoring? We’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with us via email.

Related topics: Digital Camera, Photography, Smartphone Photography.

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  1. najwa
    August 18, 2010 at 1:47 am


  2. daren771
    August 17, 2010 at 4:42 am

    hope to win, cross my fingers.

  3. Pon52mkvietvet52
    August 16, 2010 at 10:34 pm

    it's only a 1.99 at the app store

  4. David Levine
    August 16, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    I just entered. I hope I win. This sounds like a useful app for taking clean pictures.