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ShootLocal is a social utility for photographers and videographers to scout, shoot, share and discover locations. The app is meant to simplify and enhance the process of finding and sharing new locations: connecting creatives to the world around them. In ShootLocal’s world, everyone is a location scout adding wonderful scenes and picturesque backdrops for you to capture in your next project.
This app will be a utility to some and a game or a hobby to others.
-> Create location databases for projects
-> Send or review locations across the country
-> Reduce resourcing costs for shoots
-> Set up a hunt for a particular element or location
-> Discover more, faster
-> Meet like-minded individuals
-> Share your favorite locations with friends
-> Follow popular scouts and see through their lens
-> Know where to shoot and explore when you travel
-> Plan a photo shoot like a pro
-> Find nearby photo enthusiasts
-> Be rewarded with in-app badges
Save your locations w/ multiple photos, tags and descriptions
Find & Follow your friends/scouts
Search by location, tags or description
Find nearby locations
Request a location (Location Hunts)
Reviews/Comment on locations
Save locations as favorites
What's New in Version 1.2.2
• Feel free to share locations by email.
• Your profile shows all of your locations
More features are on their way
places wrong addresses
I'm giving it two stars because it was free and maybe down the road it could improve. However I will not be using this nor do I recommend this app for a couple of reasons the most important is it placed the wrong address (marked the wrong address) to the place I scouted. Not even on the same road looks like about a quarter mile to the east of where I was scouting. (a very popular spot) The whole purpose is to scout a location that you can return to at a later date - if the map's location marks are off then I could of just shot scouting pics with my camera. At a another location it could not " find the address" and there doesn't seem to be a way to manually set the mark therefore I couldn't even record that scouting location and up load the scouting pictures.
Finally a bit of internet ethics, I have spent the last week really looking in to making this app work for me and exploring it. I am a very experience photographer and pretty knowledgeable working with computers, apps, etc.. (however I'm not a programer) I find it extremely hard to believe anyone is honestly giving this app five stars. I don't believe customer reviews are where the company should be allowed to place false reviews to sell it's product. Down the road when this app improves I will now forever be skeptical because I truly doubt some of these glowing reviews.
This app is designed well, very easy to use and appealing to look at. It is in it's infancy but I think it will do well.
To all those giving it bad reviews, the app itself is fine. There may be an upload problem on some of the pictures but other than that it works great. If you're not getting areas close to you it's because no one near you is using it yet not because the app is no good. If you don't have cell service you can still take pictures and upload later. Would you have given Facebook 1 star before anyone joined? It just needs more users like any socially driven design.
Include a "Verified" option for people to click when the location is as described
Include Drop down menus for location access. ie. free admission, paid admission, public place, enter at your own risk, etc.
Include a browse option by state, city, etc.
Include a view spots on map option for browsing locations in your area.
Thank you guys for starting something every photographer can benefit from!
You want this app, you NEED this app
ShootLocal is the ultimate app for finding interesting and unknown locations. I'm definitely no pro but still love whipping out the iPhone and tagging cool spots that photographers can use for work or play. Always exploring I use it to find interesting places around me that I otherwise would never know about. The sharing functionality is great and the dedicated web page that's created for each spot is a nice way to show others what I've stumbled across. This application will only get better as more users engage and share their favorite places. No other app gives users the power to open up the world like ShootLocal does, its the future of the industry and I'm excited to be using it in its infancy. Other photo and camera apps just let you manipulate and share. This facilitates creation, unique creation, something seriously lacking in society today. Get out there and share your perspective and let others check out your world, from your lens and theirs.
- Category: Photo & Video
- Updated: Jun 11, 2012
- Version: 1.2.2
- Size: 10.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Digital Surgeons LLC
- © Digital Surgeons, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.