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l2oBiN
22-Jan-2017, 03:39
Mine:

1. Sun Scout: excellent sun location predictor shown in augmented reality.

2. Willy Weather: ability to show sunset, sunrise overlapped with tides

3. Photo Buddy: useful set of calculators.

4. Slow Shutter: a great long exposure app for the iPhone.

I am looking for a scouting/viewfinder app and have not found the right one yet. ...

Willie
22-Jan-2017, 08:20
Cable release?

Richard Wasserman
22-Jan-2017, 09:03
Cable release?

And a hat!

I don't use or feel the need for any apps. Although, if I was photographing sunsets over the ocean Willy Weather sounds pretty neat.

peter schrager
22-Jan-2017, 10:43
notepad and pencil

Bernice Loui
22-Jan-2017, 11:15
Skill of craft.

inspired creativity used to express an idea.

Film, Lens, Camera, light meter, tripod, case, post process to the finished print.

Expressive images are made by an individual not apps or related techno-widget helper.



Bernice

vdonovan
22-Jan-2017, 11:20
Photo apps I use almost every day:
1. Light meter
2. Massive Dev Chart

DHodson
22-Jan-2017, 16:00
1) Mark II Artists Viewfinder

- pricey at $37 especially when many just use mat cutouts but has the added benefit of an iphone photo record of the scene and other benefits
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/mark-ii-artists-viewfinder/id711280537?mt=8

2) Reciprocity Timer

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/reciprocity-timer/id459691262?mt=8

3) Shutter Speed

http://www.echolot-online.de/Shutter-Speed.html
- use in conjunction with "Photoplug" supplied by Lukas Fritz (do an advanced search for the seller "Photoplug")

Jim Becia
22-Jan-2017, 19:22
Mine:

1. Sun Scout: excellent sun location predictor shown in augmented reality.

2. Willy Weather: ability to show sunset, sunrise overlapped with tides

3. Photo Buddy: useful set of calculators.

4. Slow Shutter: a great long exposure app for the iPhone.

I am looking for a scouting/viewfinder app and have not found the right one yet. ...

I use the Photographers Ephemeris and the reciprocity app. Contrary to the "dumb " comments posted, there are some valid apps that can help in some instances.

Randy Moe
22-Jan-2017, 20:30
Photo apps I use almost every day:
1. Light meter
2. Massive Dev Chart

Ditto:)

peter schrager
22-Jan-2017, 22:11
jim the only dumb comments are the people who post about dumb comments...
a little tongue in cheek go a long way...there are many many posts here where I'd be glad to go off but who cares..it's only the internet!
have a great day!
peter

pjd
22-Jan-2017, 22:28
I use the following on Android:

Shutter-Speed tester (with photo diode gadget). I use some rather old shutters, it picked up a few problems.

Film Crop Assistant. Not much use with wide angle lenses (field of view bigger than the screen), but sometimes sort of useful.

Michael W
23-Jan-2017, 02:53
iPhone
Reciprocity Timer (great!)
Pocket Light Meter
Sun Seeker

Doremus Scudder
23-Jan-2017, 04:05
I'm not a Luddite, but I use very few apps for photography. Reciprocity gets tested and printed on charts and goes into my notebook; same with bellows extension, filter factors, etc. I prefer my 1 spot meter to any of the metering apps I have seen (although I do have one that lives on my phone just in case). I use a viewing filter for framing/composing that's a lot more convenient that any viewfinder app.

I do like Lukas Fritz's "Shutter Speed" and use it to check my shutters every few months. I also have an app called simply "Moon" that will give me the phase of the moon and a compass bearing and time for moonrise and moonset that I use. It has saved me from having to get up too early several times :)

Best,

Doremus

don mishler
23-Jan-2017, 09:31
I also use the Mark II Veiwfinder app. I find it useful in deciding which lens to use and a rough idea of composition. I can only hope my techno- widget use (apps,camera,light meter) has not destroyed what ever chance I had in making a expressive image.


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l2oBiN
27-Jan-2017, 03:44
The viewfinder app seems interesting, but from I understand, you need additional wide angle converter for the iPhone?


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j.e.simmons
27-Jan-2017, 05:11
I use ExpoDev on my iPad.

DHodson
27-Jan-2017, 18:42
With the Mark II Viewfinder set for a 4x5 camera, the widest lens I can put in is 125mm. Any wider and I need to add a wide angle converter to the phone.

Kirk Gittings
27-Jan-2017, 19:05
Skill of craft.

inspired creativity used to express an idea.

Film, Lens, Camera, light meter, tripod, case, post process to the finished print.

Expressive images are made by an individual not apps or related techno-widget helper.



Bernice

Me too, which doesn't exclude useful apps or nasty things like "digital" light meters in my universe.

Reciprocity timer is the one app I use the most for my art. Email and phone are the ones most useful in my photo business as they allow me to stay in touch with clients while I play hookie from the commercial photography and work on my art.

photojeff3200
27-Jan-2017, 19:49
Pinhole assist for wet platers!

Luis-F-S
27-Jan-2017, 20:17
None!

David Karp
28-Jan-2017, 00:36
I do like Lukas Fritz's "Shutter Speed" and use it to check my shutters every few months.

I agree. It is a very useful app. It is the only one I use. I don't use any app in the field because I don't want to depend on something that runs on a battery when I can use something else that doesn't need one. I can see myself using Google Keep if I needed to make a note and did not have a notebook with me.