A Color Story (Version 1.0.2)

Synopsis of the App
A Color Story provides more than 100 filters, 40 photo effects and 20 editing tools to create and share striking images for Instagram and other image-driven social media and web platforms. Images pop with bright whites and brilliant color. Find filter combinations you love and save them for future use to keep branding consistent. Though a small fee is required for certain filter packs, A Color Story is the complete package for taking and editing images.

Platform and Price
Free: Apple and Android

RDN Score
5 out of 5


  • Beautiful and cheerful aesthetic with a user-friendly design.
  • Provides more than 100 filters designed to play up your online design aesthetic. With names like blush, airy, boho, organic, flare and bokeh, the filter packs are designed to help you achieve a consistent branding from image to image.
  • Includes more than 40 effects that can be placed in the perfect position to achieve the desired look and feel in a photo.
  • Fine tune images with more than 20 editing tools to adjust, crop and frame images. Adjust blur, contrast, clarity, perspective and more .
  • Find an edited combination you love? Save the edits as a custom filter for future photos.
  • Save images and share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or via email or text in one click.
  • Snap photos using the app and take control of exposure, ISO and focus.
  • Get the perfectly positioned selfie using the timer function.
  • Tutorials available on the website to better understand how to use the filters, effects and other tools.


  • Your favorite filter packs may come at a nominal fee (from $0.99). However, all filter packs can be purchased at $7.99

Bottom Line
A Color Story will upgrade your photography creativity with little effort. Ideal for anyone wanting to create eye-catching images for Instagram with ease, A Color Story rightfully earns its keep on the phone. 

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Marisa Moore
Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.