The first dedicated iPad2 camera app - Camera Boost

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[prMac.com] Cheshire, United Kingdom - iOS developers, Interealtime today is pleased to announce the release of Camera Boost - the first dedicated iPad2 camera app. This is not a photo editor or a camera that 'develops' effects later. Apple's powerful new A5 processor means that the image enhancements, filters and effects can now be viewed in realtime in the live camera view while shooting, taking some of the guesswork out of creative photography.

It's very easy to use. The live camera view is always on screen. As you select various enhancements and effects, you see the result immediately in the live view. Add as many as you want, tweaking and combining them to get the look you want. Got it looking "just so"? Tap the Photo button at any time to take a picture - it's saved to the album instantly, where you can share to Facebook, flickr, email , etc.

Camera Boost has a good range of image enhancements, filters and stylish effects that will transform your pictures, improving image quality or adding creative photo effects. You can mix and match filters to create a wide range of looks - how about a cleaner, sharper photo with brighter colors? Or a retro washed out look? Or a softer black and white style, or even false color like a thermal camera. There's no limit to how many effects you can use at once - the camera is always fast and responsive and shoots instantly.

App Features:
* Many live enhancements and effects, most are adjustable
* All effects previewed live on screen while you are shooting (full size and quality, full motion)
* Add as many effects as you like
* Incredible speed, even with many effects applied at once
* Zero processing time when you take a photo
* Full resolution photo size. Edges are not cut to fit the photo on screen like the iPad's built-in app
* Front and rear cameras supported
* Powerful 4x digital zoom
* Built-in photo album with image viewer
* Share photos to Facebook, Flickr, Email and the iPad photo library
* Uses the full power of the iPad2's new A5 processor

Image enhancements:
* Exposure - enhances shadows and dark areas in night-time shots
* Brightness
* Contrast
* Sharpen - enhances detail
* Soften - reduces sharp edges / image noise

Color effects:
* Saturation - make colors stronger or muted, even black and white
* Hue shift - shifts colors - warmer or cooler
* Select Color - black and white plus the selected color - see screenshots
* Colorize - colors entire photo with a single shade

Photo effects:
* Negative
* Color Negative
* Thermal - thermal imaging style false color effect
* Posterize - uses limited range of colors for a poster-like effect

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 0.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Camera Boost 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photography category. If you are interested in covering or reviewing Camera Boost in your publication, please contact us for a free download code. This is an app that really needs experiencing first hand.

Interealtime was founded by Chris Wood in 2007, with a focus on realtime software design for Mac OS X. Since then focus has expanded to iOS development, and the company currently works on pushing the boundaries of mobile video and photography with high-end realtime processing and innovative software design. Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Interealtime. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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