Current – Resources for Photographers May 2015

resources for photographers

If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, you might’ve seen our first issue of Current last month.

Current is a new series we started to help share the best resources for photographers.

This month we have a great mix of free and paid tools to help you out. From apps to accessories for your camera, we’ve got you covered.

Know any other great resources for photographers? Leave a comment with your suggestion for next month’s issue of Current and we just might feature it.

Travel Portraits Free eBook

free travel photography ebook

Travel Portraits is a fantastic 30 page ebook with great tips, images, and exercises to kick-start your travel photography career. Become a better travel photographer and learn from the best with this free eBook.

Piclab Photo Editor

piclab photo editor

Adding elements to images has been a pretty popular trend for a while. PicLab offers a huge array of different fonts, shapes and other editing features to put messages and designs on top of your images.

Camlet Mount

camlet mount

Camlet Mount makes it easy for you to combine and control your camera with a phone/tablet. The platform works with DSLR, GoPro, Indie Video, and iPhone. Interesting way to add a touch screen to your photography workflow.

Ultimate Engagement Photography Free eBook

engagement photography free ebook

The Engagement Photography Guide is a huge free eBook with over 100 pages of content. In it you will learn everything there is to know about professional engagement photography.


Sortly iPhone app

While this app isn’t specifically for photographers, I couldn’t resist throwing it in. Sortly is the perfect companion for your next move. Organize all your stuff by creating a visual inventory that you can easily search, manage, and categorize.

wedding photoshop actions


New on FilterGrade!

We recently launched Wedcraft. A collection of beautiful Photoshop actions and filters for wedding photography.

Learn more



FolioHD portfolios for photographers

FolioHD is the easiest way to showcase your online portfolio. It takes only 60 seconds to create and is perfect for photographers! Great free solution if you are looking for a little portfolio of your work.

Rostrum Camera Stand

Rostrum Camera Stand

This is one of the coolest Kickstarter’s I’ve come across. Basically it lets you take remote overhead photo and video. Perfect for food photography, stills of products, or unique overhead shots!

Stay Focused

Stay Focused App

If you’ve ever had problems with focus on your iPhone, you’re not alone. This free app helps you maintain focus through focus tracking and other processing tools.



QromaScan is the world’s first voice-controlled scanner that organizes your photos as it scans. Essentially, it’s a photo scanner that captures and tags your photos in one step with the two things you probably use the most everyday, your iPhone and your voice.



Pixpa is a mobile ready HTML5 portfolio website that work seamlessly on all screens. Another great tool for creative professionals looking to set up a portfolio of sorts.

1 Second Everyday


1 Second Everyday is a minimalist diary app. Every day you record one second. Then, after a certain amount of time you can see the film of your journey, 1 second at a time!

Photo Transfer App


Photo Transfer App allows you to quickly copy photos and videos between your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC using your local wifi network. Pretty cool app if you’re looking to seamlessly transfer content.

10 Incredible Tools for Professional Photographers Free eBook


Dan Carr does an excellent job of showing you how to spend more time out shooting with the tools in this book. He also shares advice on how to run a more efficient, professional, and profitable photography business.

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