PhotoPills Photography App – The Swiss Army Knife of Photography

The PhotoPills photography app will take your images to the next level. Perfectly plan your sunsets, astro photography and lots more. We take a look in this video.

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In this video we take a look at the PhotoPills photography app. We explain what it is and go over a few of the features to see how this app can really help you capture some amazing images.

I have talked before on my vlog about how planning and preparation is key to photography and PhotoPills is an amazing tool to do that. If you you shoot landscapes, sunsets, astro photography, long exposures, star trails or time-lapses then this app is a must for you. Essentially it is a collection of tools that makes planning your shoots easy and includes things like an exposure calculator, a time-lapse calculator and tools to let you know where the sun, moon and Milky Way will be at certain times of the year and in a given location.

Sadly this is not available for Android yet but they are in the process of making an android version now that should be out by the end of the year.

The app has some excellent features and including an augmented reality mode. If you find yourself in a beautiful location that you think might make a nice shot, you can launch the augmented reality mode and it will show exactly where the sun will be at a particular time and where it will set.

I couldn’t live without this now. It is definitely the best photography app for an iPhone. It saves me so much time and basically all my research and planning for a shot can be done in the app. If you spend some time getting to know the app, follow some of PhotoPills own excellent tutorials you really will see your photography move to the next level and you’ll be capturing amazing images that no one else has.

What it doesn’t do is control the weather though.

It costs about £7.99/$9.99 but that is he most straightforward £7.99/$9.99 you will ever spend. Check it out now.

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Comments

Rallybear says:

Need to get this to Android soon! This looks great.

Ryan Luna says:

just purchased the app yesterday. Great info! Thanks Adam.

BlissCoCo says:

Really good tutorial; I took notes while watching as I will be using this on vacation next week. Thanks Adam!

James K. says:

Thank you for the review; personally, I really like Sun Surveyour better; it’s easier to find Milky Way center throughout the year at my favorite spots.

Ed says:

That’s really useful, can you publish locations of interest for the apps users to see?

Joe McEarchern says:

Adam. This app will be really helpful to me, especially the ND and DOF calculations. Thanks for giving a preview and thanks for all the videos. Jmc

Michele Smith says:

I can’t wait to try this app. Thanks for the preview Adam 🙂

R.7aulkner Photography says:

The Beta Android Version has just been released…….

barry wills says:

Try searching it,s crap

Andrew Frost says:

Excellent, that’s really useful Adam. Have fun at Flamborough!

outdoorswithalens says:

Great video, cheers man! Just downloaded the app, looks like a great tool. Keep up the fantastic work.

João Cópio says:

Nice one Adam :D, wishing for the android version.

TokyoXtreme says:

This was a great video. How are you recording your iPhone screen?

Ian Brown says:

Ok cheers Adam only reason I asked is that I thought you may love near me at Beverley, I often go to Flamborough, well Bempton Cliffs, keep up the good work and good luck with the channel

TheHorseHead says:

Great video as always! Do you know any useful programs for PC for astro photography ?

eastbelfast Belfast says:

Now £9.99 ??

Ian Brown says:

Another great video Adam, do you live near Flamborough ? When are you getting the MKIV? Cheers

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