Sun Seeker App

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  1. Philip Ellerbroek

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    Maps out the position of the sun to determine the time of day and then Google Maps for an aerial view of the property. Saves time during pre-site selection.

    Sun Seeker - $9
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id330247123

    Provides a FLAT VIEW COMPASS and an AUGMENTED REALITY CAMERA 3-D VIEW showing the solar path, its hour intervals, its winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times and more and a MAP VIEW showing solar direction for each daylight hour.
     
  2. Gary Haynes

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    Even better. Try "The Photographers Ephemeris" This is THE app used by most of the pro photographers I know. You can enter elevations so that you know where shadows will fall, or in my case how the mountains will affect a shot, or where the sun/moon will be on a peak. Runs on iPad and iPhone, Mac, Android and yes even Windoz...
     
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  3. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Or LightTrac. $4.99. TPE is also very good (see Gary's post above).
    Andy.
     
  4. Mark Melville

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    I'm a D.P and used it all the time. Great tool. Often we scout locations that we'll shoot 2 or 3 months out. What I love is the ability to dial in a date and see where the sun will be in the future.
     

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