Find that perfect shot with Pic Scout

  • November 17, 2012

Pic Scout photo app for IOSEver wondered what is the best angle to photograph Buckingham Palace?..or where you can get the best panoramic shot of Niagra Falls?

Pic scout is a new app for IOS devices that helps you to find that killer shot wherever you are.

What is Pic Scout?

Pic Scout is a photographic aid the helps photographers find the best locations to take photographs of just about anything.
Using Panoramio or Flickr you can view popular images taken in your current location, view a map of interesting locations nearby, or explore any location using the powerful adjustable search radius.

The app could be used to find great locations for days out, long walks or wedding photos, as you can view images that were taken there prior to you making the journey.

Pic Scout Features


• Discover exactly where a beautiful photo was taken
• View a map of photo locations in relation to where you are
• View photographs taken around your current location
• Explore any location in the world using an adjustable search radius
• Display results in a table or as scrollable full screen images
• All search results can be saved into Saved Locations for later
• Mark images as favourites, then find them in Favourite Locations later on
• Switch between Panoramio and Flickr as the photo source for your searches
• Go to the photographer’s Panoramio or Flickr page and see all of their photos

Possible Uses

• Scout out great photographic locations – perfect for Landscape Photographers
• Discover amazing photographers to follow on Panoramio and Flickr
• Use the favourites feature as an itinerary for your next trip
• Great for wedding photographers looking for picturesque locations local to a shoot
• Reminisce over a past holiday
• Plan your next holiday’s sight seeing schedule
• Explore the world through photography
• Find places near to your location for a day-trip

Pic Scout is available for £0.69 from the App Store.