Top 5 iPad Apps for Professional Photographers

MCP Actions' Top 5 Apps for Professional PhotographersTools like the the iPad and other tablets give you the ability to e-mail clients, schedule shoots, present and sign releases, check the weather for shoots, proof photos, show clients virtual samples, take payments and much more all one one sleek and professional device! If you’re a photographer with an tablet, here are some iPad apps you need to know about:

Top 5 Apps for Professional Photographers

1. YouProof

YouProof in the App Store

What is it? YouProof is an app for the iPad (no android version at this time) designed for in-person proofing.

What’s so great about it? With YouProof, you will not have to waste money on printed proofs or an expensive proofing software program. Using the vivid display and sleek design of an iPad, you can present beautiful, professional proofs to your client for a fraction of the cost.

How much is it? YouProof is available in the Apple App Store and costs $34.99.

Is there an Android version? Not at this time.


2. Preveal or Shoot & Sell

Preveal in the App Store

Shoot & Sell in the App Store

What are they? Preveal and Shoot & Sell are wall art display apps.

What’s so great about them? With these apps your iPad becomes your virtual salesroom.  The best feature is that you can take an image of your clients’ wall, and show them what their wall displays will look like on their own wall in the proper proportion. These apps are the perfect compliment to YouProof for in-person sales, especially if you don’t have a studio!

How much are they? Preveal retails for $74.99 Shoot & Sell retails for $79.99.

Is there an Android version? Shoot & Sell has an Android version. Preveal does not.

DownloadPreveal                    Download  DownloadShoot & Sell


3. Square Register

Square in the App Store

What is it? Square is an app for taking payments.

What’s so great about it? With Square, not only can you can accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express), but you can also organize your products and services for faster checkout and easy reporting. When you sign up, Square send you a free card reader. There is a 2.75% fee per swipe (it’s slightly higher if you enter the card number instead of swiping) and funds are deposited into your account in 1-2 days.

How much is it? Square register is free to download but there is a fee per credit card transaction.

Is there an Android version? Yes.

Download  Download


4. PhotoSync

PhotoSync in the App Store

What is it? Photosync is an app for transferring photos wirelessly.

What’s so great about it? PhotoSync allows you to wirelessly transfer photos to and from your computer to your iPad or iPhone via WiFi. This eliminates the need to connect your iPad to your computer and go through iTunes to import photos. This makes using apps like YouProof, Preveal, and Shoot & Sell even more convenient.

How much is it? PhotoSync is available in the Apple App Store and costs $2.99 

Is there an Android version? Not at this time.



5. Easy Release

Easy Release in the App Store

What is it? Easy Release is an app for creating & signing model releases.

What’s so great about it? Easy Release is the quickest and easiest way to have your clients sign model releases. You can use the releases that come with the app, or you can create your own legal text for the release. You can customize the forms with your own branding and e-mail the signed releases to yourself and your clients.

How much is it? EasyRelease retails for $9.99.

Is there an Android version? Yes.

Download  Download


What’s your favorite professional photography app? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. 1
    Jason C says:

    Nice list but I’m not sure why I would pay for Photo Sync when I can just use a free app like SkyDrive for the same purpose and so much more.

  2. 2
    Hemanth says:

    Thanks for the great suggestions/tips, as usual! :)


  3. 3
    Donna Staas says:

    Snapseed…..all the tools you’ll ever need in a Mobil app!

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