UKC Top Photos App for Android
by Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH May/2012
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UKC Top Photos App: Home Screen
The UKC Top Photos App is now available for Android devices. Each week this app showcases the best mountain, climbing and landscape photography at UKClimbing.com and UKHillwalking.com by downloading the best photographs, as voted by you, on to your Android phone or tablet.
In association with
UKC Top Photos App is sponsored by Berghaus, the UK's leading outdoor clothing and equipment brand and they also sponsoring the popular Photos Latest Page. Earlier in May we announced the winners in the 2011 UKC/UKH Mountain Photography Awards. We are very grateful for this generous support from Berghaus.
Angela Turley, UK Marketing Manager for Berghaus had this to say;
"As a brand Berghaus is about adventure and photos are a fantastic way to inspire people and share the amazing places we've been and things we've done.
We're proud to sponsor the UKClimbing and UKHillwalking TopPhotos app and Mountain Photography Awards to encourage people to get outdoors and capture their experiences."
The UKC and UKH Photo galleries
The UKC and UKH Photo galleries display over 1,000 new images each month - there are almost 200,000 photos in total - taken by climbers, mountaineers and hillwalkers who are out there in the world's wild places climbing and hill walking and recording their adventures for us all to enjoy.
Registered users can then vote and comment on each photograph and each week we publish the Top 10 Climbing & Mountaineering Photos/Galleries at UKC and the Top 10 Hillwalking and Mountain Photos/Galleries at UKH. These are the photos that are downloaded on to the UKC Top Photos App each week.
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The quality of the best photographs is stunning and they provide not only pleasing outdoor eye candy to help you if you are bored at work or the weather is lousy, but they also provide inspiration, motivation and ideas for places to visit.
About The UKC Top Photos App
- The Gallery App automatically downloads the latest set of Top Photos on Sunday which you can view full screen on your Android device.
- You can view previous weeks UKC/UKH Top Photos by clicking the settings key whilst on the Home Screen when previous weeks are available. You can also remove previous weeks downloads here to free storage.
- The photo captions can be toggled on/off by tapping on an image.
- You can view more photographs by the same photographer by clicking on the head icon (top left). It leads you to their UKC/UKH gallery on the website.
- The UKC Top Photos App is globally available via the iTunes Store for iOS or Google Play for Android. Please make sure you caption your photos clearly with the location, the climbing or walking route and if you want recognition, your full name.
- The copyright of these photos remains with the photographers. If you want to purchase or use the photographs featured please email the photographer through their user profile.
- If you need help uploading a photograph at UKClimbing.com or UKHillwalking.com please go to our Photos Help Page
The App has been developed by UKC User Stuart Coupe.
Get it now
Either click on the UKC Photos image below or scan the relevant QR code using you device.
Scan this using a QR reader
iOS Top Photos QR code