Start-up has been a hot word recently, and there are many new companies out their looking to lead the next big revolution in their industry. The photography world has been teaming with new start-up recently, and here are a few you may want to keep your eye on.

 

1. Rinse

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Rinse is all about taking the time to tell the story that goes with your images. This site is invitation-only and every photographer’s work is reviewed for quality before going up. This leads to some amazing photo essays and stories being portrayed in a very clean and elegant fashion. If you have a story to tell with your work, this is a great place to do so.

 

2. Foldio

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This seems like a silly idea, but it’s actually pretty cool. This mobile photo studio unfolds and gives you a professional looking backdrop for quickly shooting small products anywhere. The Folio even includes a battery operated LED light.

 

3. Unsplash

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This website is a simple source of free high-res creative commons photos. Every ten days they upload ten new photos, that anyone can do anything with. A simple solution if you simply need a quick image and don’t want to worry about infringing on someones copy-right.

 

4. NYC Type

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If you’re a typography nerd and totally obsessed with design, you’ll love this site. NYC Type is a collection of typography designs around New York City that the site’s creators find unique or inspiring. An interesting idea, and a good place to go when seeking inspiration.

 

5. Defrozo

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This is a great all in one app to help manage a photography business. with just one login, you can manage your entire workflow, portfolio, and marketing.

 

6. Dribble

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Feedback is critical to any creative person, (although not always fun or pleasant.) Dribble is a place where you can crowd source feedback on your creative works from peers. Think of it as a place to crowdsource your critical feedback, and share your knowledge with others as well.

 

7. Cineskates

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These are a cheap and clever solution to video stabilization. This Kickstarted product features a simple adjustable tripod that rolls on skateboard style wheels. they’re a cheap alternative to expensive and bulky traditional stabilizers.

 

8. Snapwire

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This site allows for anyone to request a photo of something, and photographers from around the world can submit their shots, with the winner gets paid for their image. It’s a simple and fast way for companies to crowdsource stock images.