Providing Professional Development for Serious Photographers

Getting Started with Drone Photography

  • 05/05/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Treehouse Studio, 955 SW Summit View Dr. Portland OR 97225
  • 7

Payment required at time of registration.
No refunds if canceled on or after 4/28/18
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Getting Started With Drone Photography

Mark Fitzgerald ~ Certified FAA Remote Pilot

It’s no surprise drone photography is a hot topic these days. In the last year we’ve seen major advances in drone technology making them easier and safer to fly. The cameras they carry have improved too with features like RAW, HDR, 4k video and more. If you’ve thought about purchasing a drone or if you already have one and want to learn more about getting great photos from it, this class is for you.  

Morning session: 

  • Meet in the classroom.
  • Overview of drones and sUAS systems.
  • Comparison of DJI’s Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 Pro.
  • Camera setup for stills and video.
  • Tips for aerial photography.
  • FAA rules for hobbyists and pros.
  • Basics of safety and insurance.

Afternoon session:

  • Meet at an outdoor location after lunch (on your own).
  • Preflight checks and setup.
  • Working with a visual observer.
  • Overview of aerial photography techniques.

Mark Fitzgerald, M.Photog., Cr, FP-OR, is an award winning photographer, author, and teacher based in Portland, Oregon. He specializes in helping other photographers worldwide through classes and private training. Learn more about Mark at www.ddroom.com.

This workshop is PPA-accredited; PPA attendees who attend the entire session will receive one PPA merit.

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