Beginning Core Image in iOS 6

Note from Ray: This is the eighth iOS 6 tutorial in the iOS 6 Feast! In this tutorial, you’re updating one of our older tutorials to iOS 6 so it’s fully up-to-date with the latest features like the new Core Image filters in iOS 6. Parts of this tutorial come from Jake Gundersen‘s three Core […] By Jake Gundersen.

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Where To Go From Here?

Here is the example project with all of the code from the above tutorial.

That about covers the basics of using Core Image filters. It’s a pretty handy technique, and you should be able to use it to apply some neat filters to images quite quickly!

If you want to learn more about Core Image, you can learn some advanced photo manipulation techniques in iOS 5 by Tutorials. Our new book iOS 6 by Tutorials also has a very awesome chapter on how to use Core Image with AVFoundation to create a live video recording app that filters the video in real time.

If you have any questions or comments on this tutorial or Core Image in general, please join the forum discussion below!

This is a blog post by iOS Tutorial Team member Jacob Gundersen, an indie game developer and co-founder of Third Rail Games. Check out his latest app – Factor Samurai!

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