Today, almost everyone has access to a camera, but most users only leverage a fraction of its potential.
Our goal is to change that. The Photo Guide starts off with the basics of photography and goes into great detail to help you improve your skills and finally take better photos.
“For Beginners” is a dedicated category for everyone just getting started with photography and doesn’t require any prior knowledge about photography. It sets the foundation to explore the rest of the Photo Guide.
You’re already a seasoned photography enthusiast? Fantastic!
The Photo Guide offers detailed insights behind the scenes and offers inspiration to further shape and improve your personal style of photography.
Use Augmented Reality to visualize the location of Sun and Moon throughout the day for any date. Get the exact orientation of the Moon for any date and location to plan your next epic shot. And calculate exposure times for different ND filters for beautiful long exposures.
We dedicated 3 years of hard work to version 4 of the Photo Guide. Enjoy!
We’re looking forward to your feedback!
The entire content of the app is offline available. So no matter if you’re currently taking a plane or travel to places without mobile data, the Photo Guide got you covered.
Optimized for all screen sizes and device types.
Favorites, read topics and your quiz progress are kept in sync across all your devices.
The world of photography is endless and there are areas the Photo Guide doesn’t cover yet. Upcoming updates will extend the Photo Guide with new content and features.
The content is available in English and in German. You can switch languages conveniently from inside the app’s info screen.
The Apple Watch app lets you calculate various parameters relevant to image composition in an instant. This includes, for example, the depth of field for any combination of aperture, focal length, object distance and sensor size.
Verify and extend your knowledge using the built-in interactive quiz with hundreds of questions.
And if you’re not quite sure what certain technical terms means, the glossary got you covered.
To make learning with the Photo Guide as effective and fun as possible, it contains over 1,000 photos and illustrations alongside the comprehensive descriptions. To get the most out of each photo and since this app is about photography, the Photo Guide allows you to look at the histogram, Exif and location information of most of the photos. This allows you to understand which settings were chosen to capture a given photo.
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Please also find a short summary of the app below:
The Photo Guide is the most comprehensive guide about photography available for iPhone & iPad. It is designed to teach and inspire its users about photography. No matter if you are a seasoned photography enthusiast or a total beginner, the Photo Guide got you covered.
Besides covering photography using “real” cameras, like compact/bridge cameras, mirrorless system cameras or DSLRs, the Photo Guide also provides an entire category about iPhone & iPad photography. Learn how to get the most out of the cameras we always have with us!
With almost 300 articles, more than 1,000 photos, over 300 entries in the glossary and more than 200 quiz questions, the Photo Guide is very comprehensive. The goal is to cover the entire world of photography in a single app – upcoming updates will extend the Photo Guide to do exactly that.
The Photo Guide has been covered in the following publications. Please let us know if you’re publishing something and we’ll be happy to include you!
"The Photo Guide helps you learn photography through reading short articles. Each one is expertly written, providing you with the information you need to know."
"I don't hesitate to recommend The Photo Guide to digital photographers. [...] The photo examples are excellent, and the text is concise and clear."