Considered as an app like Uber for hiring the best photographers, this on-demand photography app allows users to hire nearby professional photographers and videographers. This photography app solution comes with the customer’s app, photographer’s app, and admin panel, making it easier for people across the world to get in touch with professional photographers.
This app like Uber for photographers allows customers to view all the listed photographers along with detail information like total experience, work portfolio, contact details, and cost. Using photographer’s app, photographers can create their profile, upload their portfolio in their profile and find new customers according to their charges and availability.
- Year 2017
- Platform iOS, Android and Web
About Client and His Requirements
Belongs to the Middle East, our client is a well-known entrepreneur, who runs multiple companies and startups in Saudi Arabia. Oneday, he was looking for hiring a professional photographer for one of his business events.
At that time, he realized that finding professional photographers, interviewing them, reviewing their previous work, and choosing the right candidate was a quite tedious job to perform.
However, our client recognized this as an opportunity and decided to develop one such platform that helps people in Saudi Arabia to find and hire professional photographers and videographers after reviewing their work, charges, past client’s work history, and availability.
In short, our client’s main aim was to develop one of the best photographer app solutions that helps both customers and photographers to get in touch in real-time and communicate directly. Now, you might be thinking about what solution we provided him. Right? Continue reading to know
Solution We Provided
After comprehending our client’s requirements in detail, we decided to develop on-demand photographer app like Uber, which allows customers to find and hire an experienced photographer or videographer for different events like weddings, product launch, business seminars and meetings.
We decided to develop a complete solution, including the customer’s app, photographer’s app and admin panel (desktop panel). As per our client’s requirement, we created UI and UX design, including mock-up designs, wireframe design, and screen-by-screen flow of the app.
Moreover, we also developed front-end for both Android and iOS platforms, successfully deploying the app on both the platforms. Here are a range of features we integrated into this on-demand solution:
Features We Integrated into this Uber for Photographer App Solution
View all listed photographers
We have made it easy for users of this app, listing all the photographers in one place. Users find it much easier to view all the listed photographers, along with their total experience, work portfolio, previous clients, cost, availability and other important information.
Book any photographer with a click
The customer’s app comes with a simple booking option, allowing customers to book any photographer with just a single click. The customers can check all the photographers and book one that has required experienced and qualities.
This app like Uber for photographers has a search filter for all the customers, enabling them to search for different photographers by experience, ratings, expertise, category, and popularity.
Receive quotes & proposals
This photographers on-demand app allows customers to receive quotes and proposals in real-time that they can compare and choose the best one. Users can compare ratings & reviews, total experience, cost, view portfolio and select one who is best.
Payment gateway integration
The apps for photographers and users also allows customers to make payments directly from the app. Customers can also save their card details and make an instant payment with one click.
In-app chat with photographers
Whether customers have any query related to cost, availability of photographers, or any other confusion, they can directly communicate with photographers through an in-app chat feature.
Add to favourites
Another useful feature that we integrated into this on-demand personal photographer app is added to favourites. It allows users to add their favourite photographers in the favourite list and hire them as per their needs.
Real-time updates and notifications
Customers will get real-time updates and notifications about the bookings, cancellation, new photographer profile added, and other important updates related to the app.
The photographer’s app has an easy-to-follow sign-up process, allowing photographers to sign-up, filling details like name, contact details, bank details and other required information.
Once users sign-up with the app, they can create their entire profile, including all the information like total years of experience in photography, expertise, work portfolio and maintain it on a regular basis.
Creating a profile is not enough for photographers as they need to manage their packages in this on-demand app. Photographers can create different packages according to customers’ requirements.
The app shows all the booking requests, be it new or unchecked requests. Photographers can manage all the requests and take actions as per their availability.
Maintain total earnings
On-demand photographer app allows photographers to keep a track of all the earnings, including total, received, and outstanding. Moreover, photographers can generate the report on earnings by week, month and year.
The app for photographer sends real-time updates and notifications, letting photographers know about the new photographer request, bookings, cancellation and other important updates.
Manage all photographers
The admin of the business manages all the photographers and their profile at the desktop panel. The admin can accept and reject the registration of photographers, depending upon the expertise and experience they have.
Manage all customers
Apart from photographers, the admin can check and manage all the customers, looking at their profile, requirements, and budget. With a few clicks on the screen, the admin can manage all the customers.
Block any photographer or customer
With one click, the admin blocks and unblocks any photographer or customer in case if they are creating any problem. With one click, the admin can check all the blocked photographers and customers.
The admin of the business can generate reports on the total number of deals, earnings, customers and photographers by month, quarterly and yearly. The admin can send this report directly from the admin panel to their email.
How this On-demand Photographer App Helps Customers and Photographers?
Our client mainly wanted to develop this on-demand photographer app solution to connect customers and photographers in real-time.
Earlier, people in Saudi Arabia used to spend days when it comes to hiring the best and experienced photographer, but now it takes approximately one day or less than it with hire a photographer app. Moreover, this Uber for photography platform has also helped photographers to get new projects as per their requirements. Moving ahead, let’s quickly check out how this platform helps photographers and customers.
How It Helps Customers
How It Helps Photographers
|Customers can hire a professional and experienced photographer in less than one-day, reviewing his work portfolio, experience, and other details.||One of the main benefits is, photographers can easily get new projects and work as per their requirement and availability.|
|It becomes easier for customers to check out all the photographers at one platform along with required details like name, contact details, reviews, past work and packages.||Photographers on demand connect with several customers, showcasing their work portfolio, expertise, and communicate directly from the app.|
|In fact, this app for photographers helps customers to compare various photographers in terms of work, experience, rating and cost. By comparing all the photographers, customers can choose the one who is best and cost-effective.||Photographers can get more business and earn more money by connecting with a lot of people across the world. They can connect, talk and earn with this on-demand app solution.|
Challenges We Faced During Development of On-demand Photographer App Solution
We, at Space-O Canada, have designed and developed over 40 on-demand app solutions, giving us extensive experience in the on-demand app development industry. Therefore, we did not face many challenges except only one.
During the development of this on-demand photographer app, our mobile app developers faced only one issue that was deploying the dynamic logic of suggesting a budget feature. Our client wanted to suggest the right budget at every single step of the customer’s requirements, so the code complexity increased during that time.
But, our team of on-demand app developers spent almost two days to resolve this issue by applying a number of logics until this feature works perfectly. At last, our team successfully developed this feature, suggesting the right budget at every step of the customer’s needs.
Connected Customers to Over 5K PhotographersOur developed on-demand photographer app has connected customers to over 5k photographers, who have different expertise in the photography industry.
Automated the Process of Hiring PhotographersOur developed solution has automated the entire process of hiring photographers. Now, customers can check all the photographers in one place and connect with them digitally.
A Platform of 10K+ Customers and 5K+ PhotographersThis on-demand app platform has over 10K customers and 5K+ photographers. And these numbers are increasing as more and more people as customers and photographers are using this application.