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30 Photography Assistant Apps for Smartphones

Photography Assistant Apps

30 Photography Assistant Apps for Smartphones

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Apps for Location and Maps

These are photography assistant apps that help you locate areas and features of interest


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Google Earth (iOS)

  • Rating: 4.3
  • Seller: Google LLC
  • Category: Travel
  • Requires: iOS 12.2.0 or greater
  • Languages: English

Price: Free

Explore the whole world from above with satellite imagery and 3D terrain of the entire globe and 3D buildings in hundreds of cities around the world. Zoom to your house or anywhere else then dive in for a 360° perspective with Street View.  Great for examining potential photography locations in the field.   More information available by following the link:


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Google Earth (Android)

  • Rating: 4.4
  • Seller: Google LLC
  • Category: Travel & Local
  • Requires: Android varies with device
  • Languages: English

Price: Free

Explore the whole world from above with satellite imagery and 3D terrain of the entire globe and 3D buildings in hundreds of cities around the world. Zoom to your house or anywhere else then dive in for a 360° perspective with Street View.  Great for examining potential photography locations in the field.   More information available by following the link:


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Light Pollution Map (Android)

  • Rating: 4.5
  • Seller: Photographers Arsenal
  • Category: Education
  • Requires: Android 4.4 and up
  • Languages: English

Price: Free

Light Pollution Map allows you to easily locate dark sky locations where the sky will not be affected by light pollution, allowing the best observance, star gazing, and photography of the night sky!  More information available by following the link:


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Light Pollution Map (iOS)

  • Rating: 4.6
  • Seller: Dunbar Technology LLC
  • Category: Weather
  • Requires: iOS 9.0 or greater
  • Languages: English

Price: Free

Light Pollution Map allows you to easily locate dark sky locations where the sky will not be affected by light pollution, allowing the best observance, star gazing, and photography of the night sky!  More information available by following the link:


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Peak Finder (iOS)

  • Rating: 4.5
  • Seller: Fabio Soldati
  • Category: Travel
  • Requires: iOS 10.0 or greater
  • Languages: English, others

Price: $4.99

Like to photograph mountains? PeakFinder AR makes it possible… and shows the names of all mountains and peaks with a 360° panorama display.  functions completely offline. PeakFinder knows more than 650’000 peaks – from Mount Everest to the little hill around the corner.  More information available by following the link:



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Peak Finder (Android)

  • Rating: 4.5
  • Seller: Fabio Soldati
  • Category: Travel & Local
  • Requires: Android 4.2.10 and up
  • Languages: English, others

Price: $4.99

Like to photograph mountains? PeakFinder AR makes it possible… and shows the names of all mountains and peaks with a 360° panorama display.  functions completely offline. PeakFinder knows more than 650’000 peaks – from Mount Everest to the little hill around the corner.  More information available by following the link:



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