PlanIt! Pro for Photographers

PlanIt! Pro for Photographers


** Please email [email protected] for bug reports. Comments don't work out very well in this case **

This is a special call to landscape photographers, travel photographers, nature photographers or those who are especially interested in night photography, skyline, time-lapse, star-trail and milky way or astrophotography: look no more, this is the ultimate app for you - the PlanIt!

More video tutorials at http://youtu.be/CrtWDHNlwPA?list=PLTmlTTxPbBbeu8Yx4paLUytV8z60SSL_w

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If you are interested in an iOS version, you can find it at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planit!-for-photographers/id898876435.

If you would like to try our beta program, please join the Google+ community where we will share what we are working on to you before releasing it to public. A lot of features and enhancements are in the pipeline.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112054339546694455211

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Ansel Adams dedicates the beginning of his first book "Taos Pueblo" to visualization. He introduced the idea of "previsualization", which involved the photographer imagining what he wanted his final print to look like before he even took the shot. Of course there are many great photos which were taken impromptu. However, for landscape photographers, being able to previsualize the scene before going there will greatly reduce the chance of being caught unprepared and will greatly increase the chance of getting better shots.

Photographers use various tools to help them pre-visualizing the scene. Nowadays, many of those tools are phone apps. PlanIt! is all-in-one solution that is designed to leverage the map and simulated viewfinder technologies (VR, AR etc.) to provide the necessary tools for photographers to pre-visualize the scene in combination with the Sun, Moon, Stars and Milky Way. Some questions that you might ask yourself before going out for a photographing trip are:

* Where is the Sun or the Moon at the time and the location and to see the animation of the Sun/Moon/Stars/Milky Way movements as in real?

* When and which azimuth is the Sunset or Sunrise today or on any date at any location around the world?

* Where should I go to get a nice view of the scene and possible compositions?

* Do I get a clear view of subject from a certain location where is no mountain blocking the view?

* What lens should I bring in order to capture the whole width or the height of the scene?

* If the scene is too wide, how many shots do I need to take to create a panorama and how many angle should each shot cover and how many angle should I rotate the camera between each shot?

* How do I compose the scene considering the subject’s elevation and the sun or moon location?

* Is tonight a good time for star trail photography? How long can I exposure without being affected the rising moon?

* What are the dates and times to have Milky Way at certain position on the sky?

If you are interested in the answers of any questions above, the PlanIt! is the right app for you. In a simple app, we included Tools feature for you which allow you to find out GPS coordinates, elevation, distance, elevation gain, direct view, focal length, depth of field (DoF), hyperfocal distance and panorama, and all of those are represented to you visually on the map and sometimes in a simulated viewfinder. In addition, the Ephemeris features include the sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset time and location, twilights, special hours of the day, position of the Sun and the Moon, Sun/Moon Finder, more than 100 stars (such as Polaris) azimuth and elevation angle, star trail planning and exposure time calculation, time-lapse and hyperlapse calculation, milky way searching, exposure/ND calculator, light meter, bub timer etc. Again, all of them are either represented on the map or in the viewfinder. You can even use existing pictures in the viewfinder to explore with new photographing ideas.

Please refer to http://yingwentech.wordpress.com/tags/pft for more details.

Recent changes:
v4.6 fixed bugs in tide height and tide search
v4.5 change the chooser dialog for maps, tools and ephemeris, support importing kml/kmz files which can be generated from Google Earth, added rainbow and meteor shower feature, some bug fixes, ui tweaks, added AMap for China mainland users, added marker customization, added tide height/search page (still in development mode, results in non-US tide stations are not accurate).
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About PlanIt! Pro for Photographers
** Please email [email protected] for bug reports. Comments don't work out very well in this case **

This is a special call to landscape photographers, travel photographers, nature photographers or those who are especially interested in night photography, skyline, time-lapse, star-trail and milky way or astrophotography: look no more, this is the ultimate app for you - the PlanIt!

More video tutorials at http://youtu.be/CrtWDHNlwPA?list=PLTmlTTxPbBbeu8Yx4paLUytV8z60SSL_w

***********
If you are interested in an iOS version, you can find it at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planit!-for-photographers/id898876435.

If you would like to try our beta program, please join the Google+ community where we will share what we are working on to you before releasing it to public. A lot of features and enhancements are in the pipeline.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112054339546694455211

************

Ansel Adams dedicates the beginning of his first book "Taos Pueblo" to visualization. He introduced the idea of "previsualization", which involved the photographer imagining what he wanted his final print to look like before he even took the shot. Of course there are many great photos which were taken impromptu. However, for landscape photographers, being able to previsualize the scene before going there will greatly reduce the chance of being caught unprepared and will greatly increase the chance of getting better shots.

Photographers use various tools to help them pre-visualizing the scene. Nowadays, many of those tools are phone apps. PlanIt! is all-in-one solution that is designed to leverage the map and simulated viewfinder technologies (VR, AR etc.) to provide the necessary tools for photographers to pre-visualize the scene in combination with the Sun, Moon, Stars and Milky Way. Some questions that you might ask yourself before going out for a photographing trip are:

* Where is the Sun or the Moon at the time and the location and to see the animation of the Sun/Moon/Stars/Milky Way movements as in real?

* When and which azimuth is the Sunset or Sunrise today or on any date at any location around the world?

* Where should I go to get a nice view of the scene and possible compositions?

* Do I get a clear view of subject from a certain location where is no mountain blocking the view?

* What lens should I bring in order to capture the whole width or the height of the scene?

* If the scene is too wide, how many shots do I need to take to create a panorama and how many angle should each shot cover and how many angle should I rotate the camera between each shot?

* How do I compose the scene considering the subject’s elevation and the sun or moon location?

* Is tonight a good time for star trail photography? How long can I exposure without being affected the rising moon?

* What are the dates and times to have Milky Way at certain position on the sky?

If you are interested in the answers of any questions above, the PlanIt! is the right app for you. In a simple app, we included Tools feature for you which allow you to find out GPS coordinates, elevation, distance, elevation gain, direct view, focal length, depth of field (DoF), hyperfocal distance and panorama, and all of those are represented to you visually on the map and sometimes in a simulated viewfinder. In addition, the Ephemeris features include the sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset time and location, twilights, special hours of the day, position of the Sun and the Moon, Sun/Moon Finder, more than 100 stars (such as Polaris) azimuth and elevation angle, star trail planning and exposure time calculation, time-lapse and hyperlapse calculation, milky way searching, exposure/ND calculator, light meter, bub timer etc. Again, all of them are either represented on the map or in the viewfinder. You can even use existing pictures in the viewfinder to explore with new photographing ideas.

Please refer to http://yingwentech.wordpress.com/tags/pft for more details.

Recent changes:
v4.6 fixed bugs in tide height and tide search
v4.5 change the chooser dialog for maps, tools and ephemeris, support importing kml/kmz files which can be generated from Google Earth, added rainbow and meteor shower feature, some bug fixes, ui tweaks, added AMap for China mainland users, added marker customization, added tide height/search page (still in development mode, results in non-US tide stations are not accurate).

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 21, 2015
Couldnt want fir more, superb
A Google User
Aug 20, 2015
Error 403 Looks promising, well done. I'm getting a 403 error for camera and scene elevation every time though. Any thoughts? Update switched elevation setting from Google to bing and all working. Quick response from Dev. Excellent and comprehensive app.
A Google User
Aug 12, 2015
Best App Best App out there for photographers. Just keeps getting better.
A Google User
Aug 11, 2015
Almost To Good! It's almost overwhelming how much cool stuff is in this app! It's probably best used on a larger tablet.
A Google User
Aug 10, 2015
Outstanding photography app. I got this for planning my night sky Milky Way shots at many locations and it works fine for that. But it is also very useful for a myriad of other photography projects and plans. It even incorporates Google Maps Street View so you can have an on-the-scene preview to help with setting up your shots. Very very full-featured. Well worth the minimal $$. It does take a little bit of a learning curve to leverage all of its potential, but it is time well spent...