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iFotoGuide Launches Interactive Photography Guides for the iPhone

November 26, 2009

“iFotoGuide” has released the first and only iPhone app & digital guide to on-location nature photography. It is available through the Apple App Store.

“iFotoGuide: Arches” is the first in a series of digital guides for the iPhone providing nature photographers with a comprehensive resource for planning every aspect of a photography trip.  Use “iFotoguide: Arches” to locate the nearest airport, find lodging and a rental car, and determine what weather to expect during your visit.  Users of “iFotoGuide: Arches” can learn about park entrance fees, permits, flora and fauna, safety considerations and best times to visit for fall colors or wildflower blooms.

“iFotoGuide: Arches” goes beyond the ordinary photo guidebook by providing three innovative ways for iPhone users to find a dynamic location for photography.  An interactive park map allows users to zoom, pan and select photography locations by name.  Images in the photo gallery serve to inspire and are also interactive – one touch provides detailed instructions for getting to and photographing each location.  “iFotoGuide: Arches” even allows users to search for locations to photograph at sunrise, sunset or in mid-day light.

Unlike guidebooks and newsletters which may be several years out of date, “iFotoGuide: Arches” is easily updated to ensure accurate and fresh content.  “iFotoGuide: Arches” sells for $4.99 in the Apple App Store.  Updates will include additional locations within Arches National Park and will be available at no cost to “iFotoGuide: Arches” users.

Created by photographers for photographers “iFotoGuide: Arches” is designed to provide users with all the tools necessary for a successful and productive photo trip.  The developers of “iFotoGuide: Arches” are expanding park coverage, with Canyonlands and Yosemite National Parks available on iTunes in the first quarter of 2010.

“iFotoGuide” was founded in 2009 by photographers Dan Baumbach and Bret Edge to provide the only digital photo guides available on the Apple iPhone.

iFotoGuide: Arches National Park is now available in the Apple App Store.

 

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. November 26, 2009 4:28 am

    It would be good to see some screenshots – for people who are interested in buying and those just nosy 🙂

  2. November 26, 2009 6:16 am

    Good idea, Tim. I’ll see if I can get a couple screenshots posted. In the meantime, there are several screenshots at http://www.ifotoguide.com.

  3. Rick permalink
    November 28, 2009 9:16 pm

    This is one great app for photographers! It’s amazing how much information there is here- every time I “drill deeper”, I am more impressed. Not only where/when to photograph what, but great pictures, maps, etc. Places to stay, things to do. Well worth the price for photographers.

  4. January 5, 2010 4:40 pm

    Great idea unfortunately I don’t have and I phone. Hope you will port it over to the Dorid in the near future.

    • January 5, 2010 5:06 pm

      Phillip: Thanks for your comment. iFotoGuide also works on an iPod Touch for those who are without an iPhone. Currently we have no plans to port to Droid. As the company develops, who knows? It would be great to make it available through all mobile platforms.

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