Fripito Offers New Level of Travel Guides for Photographers
The Fripito app, designed for all traveling photographers, presents a new version, which not only sports a new design but is also faster and comes with a new navigation and advanced search functions. In addition to purchasing the individual guides in the application, the users will now have the option of a premium subscription.
Fripito is also proud to announce being chosen for Web Summit Alpha 2015 in Dublin as one of the most promising early-stage startups from around the world.
Fripito has received many excellent reviews and user ratings in the AppStore and the series of photo guides offered is growing every day as Fripito works with professional photographers from all around the world. Nowadays, the Fripito app has more than 15K downloads. The new ambassador for Fripito app is Brendan Van Son, renowned Canadian travel photographer and journalist (http://www.brendansadventures.com).
"Fripito is a great way for photographers to scout locations around the world from the comfort of their phones!" Brendan van Son, Canadian journalist, traveler and photographer.
Fripito 2 has improved guide-search functions, where full-text search also looks for key-words in the contents of the guides, thus helping the users to find the right guide. The 2nd version is also capable of navigating the photographer from the current location to the place of their choice.
The Fripito app, available for free in AppStore or Google Play, helps to discover interesting photographic spots all around the world and offers photo guides to hundreds of amazing locations. The application is designed for photographers by photographers, a space to share up-to-date information, experiences and photo tips. However, the app is designed not only for all photography lovers, but for people who want to improve their photography skills and learn how to take the best pictures.
All guides are based on great photos with useful photo and travel tips, offline maps, GPS coordinates, suitable photo equipment, camera settings and local light conditions. Apart from personal tips from the guide author, it also contains general tourist information on interesting locations, accommodation, transport and food. All the necessary data can be downloaded to the device before a trip, eliminating the need of Internet connection or signal coverage, making it easy to consult the guide in the middle of Africa, Peru’s deserts or Greenland’s glaciers.
"Fripito is an interesting idea that gives you insight into new areas through photo guides" -148apps.com
The currently available guides include: Iceland, Azores, Paris, Prague, Safari in South Africa, Bohemian Switzerland, London, Canary Islands, Bohemian Paradise, New York, Madeira, Philippines or Bolivia and others. Fripito publishes a new guide almost every week and among the upcoming guides are China, U.S. National Parks, Japan, Canada, Israel, Botswana, Namibia or Peru.
The app offers two types of guides, Inspiration and Photo, according to their content. A guide tagged as “Photo Guide” includes, in addition to the Inspiration content, a detailed time schedule. The prices for each guide vary from US$3.99 to US$8.99, according to the type.
The project was founded by Jan Brezina, a photographer, traveller, video caster, journalist, and an Apple and Adobe certified trainer.
Since 1999, he has been an active lecturer, mentor and a promoter. He is a member of the Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI) and the International Photographic Council (IPC). He is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Community Professional (ACP), Apple Certified Trainer (ACT), and co-author of numerous photography books. Since 2006, he has travelled all around the world as a guide and organizer of photographic expeditions. Jan is one of the leading video casters in the Czech Republic (Digit and 4Foto) and he founded and runs the community server Macforum.cz. As a professional photographer, he focuses mainly on portrait, glamour, and nude photography and in his free work he is quite devoted to landscape and travel photography. Fripito Corp. is an American corporation founded at the end of 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The application development is based in the Czech Republic.