Not sure if this has ever been covered this elsewhere, but I recently discovered another handy use for Day One — Sunlight Patterns.

For my vegetable garden, I wanted a way to take and catalog pictures of the sunlight patterns/coverage every hour over the course of a day to get an idea for where to best plant things. I also wanted to do this on different days throughout the spring/summer to get an idea of any changes. Day One proved perfect for this as it not only allowed me to catalog each picture with the date and time but also the temperature too. I now have a record I can refer to over and over again throughout the season. Handy!

I’m not a particularly heavily user of the app and I certainly don’t use it for the digital journaling it was created for. But, it is alternative uses like these that it is perfect for and make it worth considering.