We are in an exciting phase of Drone technology, and if you’re photographer, or videographer with high ambitions, then now is the time to become part of it.
Take your images and videos to the next level, learn to safely set up a drone, and capture stunning aerial images.
Mark Richardson is a professional photographer and videographer, and founder of the Camera Stupid website. He will show you everything you need to hit the skies. This course will cover the basic rules for safe set-up and flying, offer a how-to guide for choosing your drone, multirotor, or aerial platform, and give you the technical assistance you’ll need to get going.
Who should take this course
Photographers and videographers who want to get into aerial imaging
Part 1 – Introduction, Safety And Common Sense
Part 2 – Flight Training
The best quadcopters for learning to fly under $50
Maintaining And Regaining Orientation
Part 3 – Choosing An Aerial Platform
Build Or Buy?
The DJI Phantom Sweet Spot
The DJI Phantom Sweet Versions Comparison
Part 4 – First Person View (FPV)
Video Downlink Demonstrations And Setup Guide
Longer Range Options (Dragon Link, Light Brigade)
Part 5 – Phantom Firmware and Settings
Advanced IMU Calibration
Part 6 – Recommended GoPro Settings
Part 7 – PreFlight Checklist, Takeoff And Landing
Equipment Check And Packing
Takeoff And Hover Check
Ground And Catch Landing Demonstration
Situations Fail-Safe Will Fail
Part 8 – Aerial Video & Photo Processing And Editing
Final Cut Pro X Workflow
Part 9 – Using Aerial Imaging To Tell A Story
Aerial Video Shot List
Best Still Photo Tips
Supplementing A Project With The Aerial Perspective
Part 10 – Travelling With Quadcopter
Best Cases For Travel
Multirotors And Airline Travel
Dealing With Customs
Part 11 – Final Thoughts, Resources And Inspiration
Troubleshooting & Tips: avoiding prop shadow and jello
How To Fix X1 Title Lever On Phantom 2 Transmitter
5 Inspirational Aerial Films
DJI Ground Station
DJI Ground Station 2 FPV Over Frozen Ririe Reservoir
DJI Inspire 1 Review + Download 4K Sample Footage And RAW DNG Stills
DJI Inspire 1 Quick Tip
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