ImagePickerController with live filters, radial blur and more. Brought to you by Backspaces.
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DLCImagePickerController is a fast, beautiful and fun way to filter and capture your photos with OpenGL and your iPhone. The majority of the praise should be directed towards BradLarson for his GPUImage library.

Check out the video of it in action, or check out more about our project


When you clone the repo, you'll need to download GPUImage assets:

git submodule init
git submodule update


Live Filters

Here are some examples of the filters that are included. These are being applied to the live camera stream.


or check out on outdoor shoot with the old UI here

Radial Blur

It also has a radial blur, that you can move and pinch to your liking on the live view or captured image

Radial blur on and off

Front Facing Camera

There is a front facing camera, however it's still buggy on capture

Front facing camera

Apply filters/blur after capture or retake photo

After you capture the image, you can apply new filters and toggle/move/resize the blur as you please or decide to retake it


Use an image from your camera roll

Import a picture from your camera roll and apply a filter/blur to it

Loaded from camera roll

Example output

These images were produced using the sample program included in this repo

Soft filter in nice daylight

High contrast black and white with radial blur


Dmitri Cherniak

Wylie Conlon