1. Decide where you want the sun or moon to be. 2. Calculate the exact date and time it happens. 3. Face devastating beautiful scenes!
Choose the best day to shoot
The Planner will calculate all possible dates when the sun or moon will be where you have decided. Simply choose the date and time that suits you best.
Never miss an unmissable scene again
Create a To-Do list of planned photos and get to the location on time. You need to ensure that, whenever nature serves up something so delicious, you devour it slowly and purposefully.
Share unique moments
Meet up with your friends and enjoy taking legendary shots. PhotoPillers will be able to import and study the shot you’ve planned.
Get it right
Adjust your frame for the best composition before you shoot. Use the 3D Augmented Reality Viewers to visualize whether the sun or the moon will be at the desired position at the time of pressing the shutter.
Have every detail calculated
Focus on creativity and leave the calculations to us, the math nerds: time lapse settings, equivalent long exposures, DoF, FoV, star trails simulator, max. exposure time to get stars as spots and much more.
Photopills is the perfect app for nature photographers
Discover great places to shoot and create your own locations database. If you come across a location you’d like to remember, use PhotoPills to save it as a Point of Interest. Add descriptive photos and notes. Travel and discover more than 10.500 locations all around the globe.
Filmmakers and time lapse photographers' location scouting tool
The 3D Augmented Reality Viewers are wonderful tools to help you plan the paths of the sun and moon when you are scouting out a potential film or time-lapse location.
The perfect assistant for photography and film students
Everybody has a creative side! PhotoPills will help you bring that creativity out of you and quickly compare the relative variables to determine which combination works best for your chosen shot... all with a fun, innovative, and beautiful design.
Find your way in the dark. Visualize in augmented reality: Milky Way, celestial equator, Polaris, north/south celestial pole, circumpolar stars path and sense of rotation, moon position, moon path, moonrise/set directions and declinations and right ascension lines.
Instagramers, sun and moon lovers
Everybody can design, plan and take great photos to share with others. On the shooting day, sharing the experience of watching how the sun is moving towards the position you decided months ago is just awesome!
Architects, master the light
Predict and understand natural light conditions to better design your projects. Use the Planner to find out the best orientation of a building for the best living conditions.