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1 September 2013, 20:14

A new planning tool for outdoor photographers

Although it’s been quiet on this site for a long while, we’ve been busy behind the scenes.

Today, our latest app is slipping out the door during a US holiday weekend: The Photographer’s Transit, or Photo Transit for short (yes, we like our complicated app names).

Photo Transit is positioned as a sister app to The Photographer’s Ephemeris. Where TPE is designed as a sun/moon calculator for photographers, Photo Transit is a “digital surveying tool” that allows you to visualize field of view, develop and share shot lists with friends and colleagues.

Photo Transit on iPad

The new app uses the Google Maps SDK for iOS: Google have been doing a great job with this all year. It has some wonderful features, such as Street View integration, which we’ve been able to make good use of within the app.

Back to looking at iOS7 updates now!

6 July 2012, 05:02

Dodging bullets

On Monday, after a nine day wait, the latest update to TPE was in review by the App Store team and approved only one minute later.

I was tempted to release it that evening, but paused, remembering the 4th July holiday was fast approaching. TPE typically sees higher…

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