We received quite a few responses about apps that may not be as ubiquitous but are still beloved by professional photographers. They include:
A reliable online application with an interactive map that displays sun movement and phases during the day. This helps you plan ahead to capture the perfect lighting for any photoshoot. Pair this with your go-to weather app and never miss that perfect sunset shot.
Another sun and moon tracker, it can accurately predict the position of the sun or moon no matter where you are or what time it is. This can be great for a stunning night shot or positioning your subjects perfectly in the frame.
Is an online gallery by photographers for photographers to showcase their work and host clients’ memories. With it, you can perform several business-related activities, including schedule social media posts, handle contracts and invoicing, or sell prints of your photos.
Later markets itself as the world’s most popular Instagram marketing platform. It helps you plan social posts to Instagram and Facebook, create automatic publishing schedules, and analyze your performance metrics. Find and share the right content, drive traffic, and track sales.
An iOS- and Android-based application that helps photographers make digital releases from their mobile device. It’s the easiest way to collect all the data and signatures for photo release forms you need while out in the field. Files can be saved as a PDF or JPEG and then automatically uploaded to the cloud.
This scheduling app is popular outside the photography industry. With it, you can find the perfect meeting time or allow clients to book consultations. It integrates with your calendar and then allows each party to set their availability, thus eliminating the phone tag merry-go-round.
Every time you walk onto a shoot or into a client’s home, you expose your business to risk, particularly when interacting with third parties. As a photographer starting out you may not have a consistent schedule (yet). That’s why we created on-demand photographer’s insurance that works when you do. Pay for liability insurance by the hour, day, week, or month. One photographer shared this (and we didn’t even ask about insurance!),