November 9, 2012
What a better moment to discover Italy than this fall? Today, we are releasing a great new app for all Italy lovers.
Fotopedia Italy is packed with surprises and discoveries that you won’t find in the travel guides. Gaze out across the rolling landscape of Tuscany, or wander the winding streets of its tiny hill towns. Let your journey take you from the Alpine panorama of the Val d’Aosta to the Mediterranean heat of Naples, from the fashionista haunts of Milan to the timeless megaliths of Sardinia.
Stunning full-color photographs from the Fotopedia Community put a whole country at your fingertips. Hundreds of photographers contributed their favourite places and topics to this amazing app, and the ever-growing Fotopedia community means there’s always more to discover!
Where will you start your italian journey?
Fotopedia Italy is available for free on the iTunes Store for your iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch, download it now: Fotopedia Italy
August 20, 2012
Here is a quick note about Fotopedia China, our popular app that lets you explore the Middle Kingdom with great photography. Today, with the latest update of the app, we are introducing two new languages: Portuguese and Italian.
Fotopedia China is now available in 9 languages, including English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and now Portuguese and Italian.
All you have to do to use Fotopedia China in those languages is to make sure your device language settings are set on Portuguese or Italian. We will bring localization in Portuguese and Italian to more Fotopedia applications in the future. If you find some translation problem, please send us an email at email@example.com.
Download Fotopedia China for free on iTunes.
August 7, 2012
Every day, we see great photos being added to the Encyclopedia, but we sometimes don’t pay enough attention to the photographers behind the lenses. We decided to start a round of interviews to turn our spotlight to incredible users and photographers. Today, we interview Bertrand Devimeux, a French photographer who travel the world for work and use this opportunity for photography.
Hi Bertrand, could you tell us a little about yourself?
Hi, I’m a doctor and manager in a medical humanitarian organization. For 15 years, I travel the world to assess and coordinate development actions. This allows me to meet all kinds of cultures and have living extremely rich human experiences. My job is an extraordinary passport to explore human societies within their innermost being.
Zanzibar Stone Town / photo by Bertrand Devimeux / All rights reserved
Currently, I’m doing 6 to 8 trips a year.
Where are you living?
I live in Grenoble, France.
How did you learn photography?
Photography has been a way for me to share experiences I was living. I wanted to keep those memories alive somewhere. With digital cameras, photography became a mean of artistic expression. Images are becoming a material that I can work with. Continue Reading →
July 11, 2012
Fotopedia apps are definetly creating travel envy, and sometimes you just need an easy way to find hotels nearby to make up your mind.
Today, we are announcing our collaboration with Expedia to incorporate direct access to Expedia Hotels into our apps and help you go one step beyond as you explore the world.
Fotopedia Paris and Fotopedia Japan, two of our most popular travel apps, are now supporting this feature, with an Expedia icon available on every image within the apps. By tapping on it, you will be able to view the hotels near the landmarks you are currently viewing and reserve a room.
We hope you’ll like this feature.
Here is a link to our press release.