Do you want to have your photo or video shoot in an interesting location? Is there an app that gives you information about interesting places and landmarks? PhotoPills is a mobile app that gives you that information. In this movie, author Richard Harrington walks you through how to use PhotoPills to help plan for your next production.
- Another app that I like a lot is PhotoPills.…It offers several tools within it…to help you plan out shoots.…Let's take a look at some of the different features…that you might find useful.…You'll notice three distinct tabs.…My Stuff is where you can actually see plans…that you've made as well as look at…any saved Point of Interest or backups.…Pills are planning modules that you can use.…And the Academy allows you to take a look at…online information for things including how to's,…video tutorials and additional information…that you can use in planning a shoot.…
Let's start with My Stuff here…and take advantage of Points of Interest.…You'll notice, for example, as you explore a particular…location that you may see additional information…overlaid on the map.…In this case, there are small buildings.…So if I tap this,…you see it shows me that that's a church.…And with the info button,…I jump right in and I could take…a look at the Wikipedia articles…to explore its particular location…and even see some photos.…This is a great way to visually browse…
In this course, photographer, video producer, and educator Rich Harrington takes you on a tour of the kinds of apps that can streamline photo and video projects of all kinds. Review different iOS and Android apps to simplify your entire production, from planning shoots remotely to recording audio on set.
- Location scouting virtually
- Annotating photos during location scouting
- Creating storyboards
- Slating camera takes
- Recording audio on location
- Forecasting the weather
- Understanding the position of the sun, moon, and stars