EyeEm, the photo-sharing startup that has far outgrown the ‘Instagram clone’ tag to foster its own community of passionate photographers, is today launching a revamped edit flow that allows users to shares the secrets behind their latest masterpiece.
The ‘Open Edit’ featureis being rolled out to users gradually, but you should start to see it on photographs in your feed from today. It allows you to see exactly what editswere applied to an image, and try them on your own photos too. Photo editing nerds can think of this as ‘social macros’.
Additionally, the new update boasts additional filters. As with the most recent Instagram update, they now have adjustable intensity, and you can also deep dive into contrast, brightness, saturation and the like, to really make the photograph your own. This is all wrapped up in an edit workflow that has been revised in a similar manner to photo views and the camera function before it.
EyeEm’s iOS and Android apps have come on in leaps and bounds this year under the stewardship of product chief, and former Flickr Head of Product, Markus Spiering. Open Edit is a particularly interesting addition here and should have mobile phone photographers sharing secrets more easily than ever – if, of course, they want to.