It is said that each day, we carry in our pockets and our bags more technology than was necessary to put man on the moon. Our smartphones and tablets have had a big influence in today's photography, and thanks to them, we communicate using billions of photos each year.
With that said, let's have a look at some interesting apps that will make your mobile photography easier. Here are our ten recommendations.
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This app is perfect for outdoor photographers because it calculates exactly when the light is perfect for shooting. It will help you find sunrise, sunset and twilight and it will also give you information about the elevation of the sun and its changes throughout the year, depending on location.
If you make a living by running a photography business, Square Register can be a helpful tool. It allows you to keep track of your sales and view analytics about your business. You can also take payments without fees or other surprises.
Photographing people for purposes other than self promotion requires a written model release. This app is a must have for any photographer who doesn't want to get into legal trouble. It generates a PDF after you take a photo with the phone's camera. You can also add your company logo. The PDF is recognized by some of the largest agencies like Getty and Aleny.
If you need a light source but can't quite carry a studio light with you all the time, your tablet might save you. This app will turn your iPad into a portable softbox.
This app can turn your smartphone into a portable mini darkroom. The editing possibilities are quite impressive and if you're serious about mobile photography, we strongly recommend it.
5. Album App
This is another great app for the iPad. If you have a lot of photos you need to organize into albums, this is the best app for the job. You can upload entire albums on Facebook or Twitter or print your photos via AirPrint.
If you're a serious photographer, you know how useful a light meter can be. But you might not always have one with you. That is unless you install this app.
Moving to our top 3 apps, this one is a map-centric calculator of the sun and moon, in other words, an ideal tool for landscape photographers or any shooter using natural light.
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Ubookoo is a fantastic app for marketing your photography business because it puts on the radar of the right people and seriously increasing the number of potential clients.
The number one app on our recommended list is a depth of field and hyper focal distance calculator. It is the best app for the job. All calculations are done on a single screen, making it easy to read. The app displays total depth of field, near and far limits as well as the distances it extends behind and in front of the subject.