The Complete Guide to Tadaa Photo Editing App

In this tutorial you’re going learn everything you need to know about tadaa photo app. Much like Instagram, tadaa is also a photo sharing community, but unlike Instagram it offers some really advanced photo editing options. You can download tadaa on the App Store for free.

The first video looks at tadaa’s camera, filters, frames and library settings.

In the next video I’ll show you how to use the most essential photo editing tools in tadaa.

tadaa source photo 1

Please click on the above source photo to download it and follow along on your own iPhone.

Here is the sunset photo after some essential adjustments in tadaa.

tadaa sunset photo 1

In the third video I’ll show you a really unique photo editing workflow using tilt shift and other essential tadaa functionality.

tadaa source photo 2

Be prepared for a surprise, and make sure you download the above photo to follow along.

Here is the final outcome of this experimental editing workflow.

tadaa sea photo

In the final video we’ll look at what is perhaps the most powerful feature of tadaa – photo editing with masks.

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Make sure you download the source photo. We will also use the sunset photo from the first video, so keep that one handy as well.

Here is the portrait photo after applying the mask.

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And here is the sunset photo after selectively applying the filter.

tadaa sunset photo 2

With hindsight, the above photo is a bit too dark, but it looked great on the iPhone. Quite often photos don’t look the same when you take them from the iPhone to your computer.

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  • Nice set of tutorials Emil! I really like the Tadaa masking tools.

  • Faye

    I’ve had the Tadaa app for quite a while and never knew how to use the masking tools. Thanks for your wonderful tutorial. I will definitely be trying this out.

    • Thank you Faye! Let me know if you have any questions.

  • Art Terry

    Great tutorial, thanks. I downloaded Tadaa sometime back but never really knew how to use it.

  • Salomé Cordeiro

    hi… i’m using tadaa but somehow enabled some kind of corona effect. it seems permanent and i can’t go back to a normal look. i have turned off my phone and i have cleared the cachet… can’t get rid of it. please help.