Current – Resources for Photographers April 2015

Photography is an ever-changing field with interesting new elements coming about each day. Current is a new series we are starting at FilterGrade to help you keep up.

Each month we’ll focus on sharing the latest photography tools, websites, ebooks, apps and other resources. On top of that, we’ll occasionally feature new tech and physical products.

Here is the first issue, featuring 10 amazing resources for photographers for April 2015. Leave a comment with your suggestion and we just might feature it next month.



Prynt is a smartphone case for iOS and Android smartphones (iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 6 and Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5). With it, you can print your photos directly from your mobile phone, in less than a minute. How amazing is that?


Over iPhone App

Over is the ultimate app for adding text and artwork to your mobile photos.

Designed with mobile creatives in mind, Over features standard and custom-made fonts and well-crafted artwork. Combined with a sleek design, easy-to-use functionality, and immediate sharing ability, it is one of the better mobile apps available to photographers.


Podo Stick and Shoot Camera

Podo is the first ever Bluetooth connected, stick and shoot camera. Completely controlled with your phone, just stick it to a wall or surface and go!

Free eBook on Landscape Photography


Landscape photography is one of the most difficult types of nature photography. Since there is so much going on in a landscape image, it’s hard to always be aware of everything and this leads to a lot of common mistakes.

This free eBook features some amazing advice for beginners and pros alike.

Layout from Instagram


Instagram’s newest app lets you create fun, one-of-a-kind layouts by remixing your own photos and sharing them with your friends.

The experience is phenomenal and it is a really well designed app, I highly recommend this one.



Defrozo is a free, all-in-one platform that helps photographers better display and market their work online.

With it you can showcase your photography, organize your workflow, manage your clients, sell prints, and discover growth hacks tailored specifically to photographers.

faded photoshop actions


New on FilterGrade!

We recently launched ColorWash. A collection of faded Photoshop actions and filters.




Phonto is a simple app that allows you to add text to pictures. Much more basic than Over, this is a great free alternative.



A beautiful touch-screen, Wi-Fi connected digital frame that lets you email photos into your loved one’s home in seconds.

Skylight is one of many new connected devices catered to photographers.

FlashQ Q20


FlashQ Q20 is a completely wireless flash unit, called FlashQ System.

Combined with a 90° adjustable tilting flash head and built in LED Holder, Q20 will give you the most convenient experience in a flash unit.



Portfoliobox is a web-based tool you can use to create your own online photography portfolio.

Build the perfect web portfolio for you directly in your browser.

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