Starting April 5th 2016, all Fripito users have the option to activate the premium subscription directly in the application and gain an access to all available guides, photographic and traveler's tips, exclusive photos with GPS and offline maps for a fixed monthly price. They can choose from two options, one-month subscription for US $9.99 or three-months subscription for US $23.99. The option to purchase single guides within the app is, of course, still available. Android users will get this opportunity in the next two weeks.
In December 2015, Fripito presented a new design, more user-friendly and synoptical photo-guide store and overall faster app performance. Fripito 2 also introduced advanced full-text search, where users have the option to search for keywords within all guides.
Fripito has received many positive reviews and user ratings in 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 app has more than 35K downloads. The new ambassador for Fripito app is Brendan Van Son, renowned Canadian travel photographer and journalist.
"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.
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’s author, it also contains general tourist information on interesting locations, accommodation, transport and food. All necessary data can be downloaded to the device before the 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 offers a wide range of travel and photography guides, among them guides to New Zealand, Florence and Cinque Terre, Greek Metéora, Cuba, Iceland, Azores, China, Prague, Moravian Tuscany, Czech Paradise, Paris, Safari in South Africa, Bohemian Switzerland, London, Dubai, Canary Islands, New York Manhattan or Brooklyn, Madeira, Philippines, or Bolivia. Fripito users can also download free samples of the upcoming guides, such as U.S. National Parks, Canada, Japan, Israel, Botswana, Namibia, and many more.
The Fripito app offers two types of guides according to their content. If you purchase a guide tagged as “Inspiration”, you will receive practical information about the best times to visit, transportation, accommodation, local cuisine, etc. Your guide will also include at least 50 images with all the technical information about how the picture was taken, and further tips, such as: when to go, what not to forget, or what to avoid. 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 their content.
The project was founded by Jan Brezina, a photographer, traveler, 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.