Current Version Version: 1.3 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
Developer Sutro Media
Rating
Price $2.00
Filed Under Travel
Age rating 4+
Compatibility
  • iPhone (Original)
  • iPod Touch
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPhone 3G S
  • iPad

Description


★ Create your own postcard-perfect memories of SF ★

Create and collect your own postcard-perfect photos and memories of San Francisco!

San Francisco is one of the most photogenic cities in the world, but where exactly should you go and when to get the best shots? Even If you don’t photograph, use this app as a visual travel guide to enjoy the best views and collect them in your memory.

Award-winning travel photographer Lee Foster has selected more than 500 of his photos for his 100 top views in The City, from vistas to iconic details. He shows you how to duplicate them and capture a subject with nuanced approaches. Learn precisely where to aim our camera, what time of day and year offers the best light, and why the particular view is significant.

Use the handy maps to find a cluster of photo opportunities in one area. See the map distance from your current position to the desired subject. If you’re just getting started, take a look at the “10 Top Pix.” Beyond that, you’ll find photo suggestions for time of day (Dawn-AM), type of subject (People), techniques (Low Light), and various lenses (Wide Angle). All the photos are assigned to a neighborhood (perhaps North Beach) in San Francisco or to the iconic-views-beyond-The-City category (Outside SF).

If you get intrigued with a subject, a further website reference with additional information is provided. If there is any access cost to make the photo, that is noted, along with a phone number and hours open, when relevant.


★ About the Author ★

Lee Foster is a veteran travel photographer and writer, whose work has won many awards, including eight Lowell Thomas Awards. Lee lives across the Bay from San Francisco in Berkeley and covers The City frequently. He knows the territory intimately and provides you with insider information.

You can see more than 200 of Lee’s worldwide travel photo/writing subjects and his 10 published books on his website at http://www.fostertravel.com. Lee also has more than 5,000 travel photos ready for editors and consumers to license at his photo selling site http://stockphotos.fostertravel.com. He has a similar app on Washington DC titled DC Travel Photo Guide. Lee has a parallel book on the subject of this app, titled The Photographer's Guide to San Francisco: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them (Countryman Press, $14.95).

You’ve probably seen Lee’s photos in magazines or books. He has published photos in more than 225 Lonely Planet travel guidebooks, for example. Now he’d like to assist you to create your own photo masterpieces/memories of San Francisco.


★ About Sutro Media ★

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you - letusknow@sutromedia.com

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