This Free ‘Shazam for Nature’ App Can Identify Plants and Animals in Photos – Photography Article

Love photographing plants and animals in the great outdoors? Seek is a new app you may want to download if you use an iPhone. It’s like a Shazam for nature: the app can help identify the things you photograph using the power of image recognition. The app was created by iNaturalist, an online social network for nature enthusiasts, and its stated goal is to help everyone explore the nature around them. If you ever take a picture and aren’t sure…

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This 3D Map Shows Where You Can Hike to in Any Given Amount of Time – Photography Article

If you’re a photographer who often hikes in the great outdoors, the mapping service FATMAP has added a new feature that you may find useful. It’s called the Travel Distance layer, and it shows on a 3D map exactly where you’ll be able to hike to in any given amount of time. The map doesn’t just take into account the straight line distance for its calculations, but the geographical properties (e.g. slope/gradient) of the map as well. Surface properties such…

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