Creativity apps for photographers to organize photos and earn money
Share, customize, upload, create beautiful slideshows, movies and even earn from digital photos. If you are a mobile photo enthusiast, read this article to know what all good you can do with these photos.
Share, customize, upload, create beautiful slideshows, movies and even earn from digital photos. If you are a mobile photo enthusiast and you have plenty of digital photos just sitting there on hard drives, this article will tell you what all good you can do with these photos.
Create shareable movies using Magisto App
This app allows users to create movies in cloud so that you can watch them anytime, from anywhere. It is meant for iOS and Android devices and is very simple to use. Just select the photos stored on your device, select a theme or style from the myriad options available and upload or select from list, a suitable soundtrack. Your movie is done. The app is available for free but the free version is limited in scope. It allows you to upload only 5 pics per movie and the movies created are restricted to 75 seconds only. You can create your movies and let the world see them by exporting them to YouTube. For this, the app will ask you to sign in with your Google account. You can say that this free version is only a demo for the paid service. The paid version requires a premium membership and it will allow you to create longer movies with 30 photos which can run for up to 2.5 minutes. It will also allow you to download your creations to your smart device.
Create beautiful slideshows using Dayframe App
If you have a high resolution tablet or smartphone and you want to create beautiful slideshows of the pics taken from it, you can use a free app called Dayframe. The app allows users to automatically display the pics or the albums you have stored in your device or from online sources like Instagram, Facebook, href="/articles/Dropbox.aspx">Dropbox, href="/articles/Twitter.aspx">Twitter, Google+, Flick and 500px. You have to choose the streams and the app will automatically update them as this app is 'connected'. You get plenty of options and settings to customize the albums and the slideshows. Dayframe is free of cost but if you want features like weather updates overlaid on pics, sync with multiple devices and advanced timers, you will have to pay a small fee.
Use photo sharing apps for sharing on multiple social media websites
These days, many people are registered with more than one href="/articles/Social-Networking-Sites.aspx">social media websites to stay in regular touch with family members and friends. To share photographs with more than one websites, apps like Everypost, Multipost and Quick Social come handy. Everypost and Multipost are free on iOS and Android devices but for Quick Social, you will have to pay Rs. 90. These apps simplify the process of sharing greatly as users just have to select the pictures and upload them with a single touch. Those who want to automate this process should use Woven or PicPush app. While Woven is free for href="/articles/Windows-Phone.aspx">Windows Phone, iOS and Android devices, PicPush comes for Rs.185 after a 30 day free trial pack. Users just have to click and these background apps automatically upload pictures to the multiple supported social media websites.
Use LG Pocket Photo Printer for taking prints from your smart device
The compact LG Pocket Photo Printer weighs only 212 grams and comes with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity. It uses Zink which is a zero ink photo paper so that you don't have to buy ink cartridges from time to time. In a matter of seconds, you can get 2 x 3 inch print photographs from this printer which costs Rs. 14990.
Customize and gift quality prints
Though many people have stopped printing photographs after the digital photography trend started, the demand for such prints is not less. Visit zoomin.com, printvenue.com and vistaprint.com. You will find hundreds of online options to customize photo gift prints. You need to sign up for an account, select the medium or the product you want to be imprinted, upload your pictures and adjust them on product. In the end, just place an order and receive the print within a week. Usually they take only two days to deliver if you are living in metropolitans. You can get photographs printed on canvas, metallic, glossy or matte papers. You can get them framed in different sizes and in different mediums like t-shirts, calendars, coffee mugs, cushions, sticky fridge magnets and photobooks. Frame and show off your best pictures to the world.
Sell your photographs at phonestockfoto.com or at roomtheagency.com
Most stock photo websites accept only high quality, high resolution photos. These are taken with a DSLR camera. Thus, selling digital photos was mostly confined with professional photographers but not anymore. Websites like phonestockfoto.com and roomtheagency.com allow mobile photography enthusiasts to sell their point-and-shoot or camera phone pictures. You can get as less as $5 per image as phonestockfoto.com offers 40% royalty and roomtheagency.com offers 35% royalty on each photo sale. Of course, there is no higher limit to what your photograph can fetch. The higher the quality and the more the pictures, the more you earn.
Keep a back-up of your photographs on cloud and share
You must be having some memorable photographs that you have been cherishing whole your life. To avoid losing these precious pictures due to a random PC crash or accidentally be deleting them, keep up a back of them on cloud by upload them to storage services like Google Drive, href="/articles/SkyDrive.aspx">SkyDrive, Box.net and Dropbox for free. For additional storage, you will be asked to pay extra charges. You can also store in 1TB Seagate Wireless Plus hard drive which comes for Rs. 14000. You can also share these pictures by uploading them on photo sharing websites like Flickr or Picasa. Flickr gives users a 1TB online storage space for free which I suppose is the maximum a photo sharing site is offering at present. If you do not want to share these photos and just keep them safe with yourself, upload these photos into a private album option provided by the photo sharing sites.
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