Beginner Drone Photography
Beginner Drone Photography
Class Introduction05:31 2
How Dirk Got Started With Drones19:43 3
What is a Drone?21:50 4
Registering Your Drone08:53 5
Drone Terminology05:03 6
DJI Go App04:22 7
FAA Drone Rules07:40 8
Apps for Flying Drones03:02
Pre-flight: Drone Flight Checklist07:05 10
How to Fly Overview: Take off, Hover & Land14:36 11
Straight Line & The Simple Box04:34 12
The 180 & The Box With Yaw05:17 13
Drawing Shapes12:50 14
DJI Intelligent Flight Modes15:32 16
DJI Go App: Photo Settings29:02 17
Tips for Capturing Drone Photos28:40 18
Creating Panoramas09:58 19
Post Processing for Drone Photography29:10 20
DJI Go App: Video Settings13:41 21
Tips for Capturing Drone Video06:01 23
Camera Moves10:23 24
Post Processing For Videography07:02 25
Simple Color Correction For Footage07:48 26
Adding Music & SFX09:48
AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
- Confidently fly a drone
- Understand basic legal requirements
- Execute simple to intermediate drone maneuvers
- Adjust settings for aerial photography
- Simultaneously adjust the drone and the camera
- Use drones to capture a variety of still and video perspectives
- Edit aerial photography and aerial videography
ABOUT DIRK’S CLASS:
Sure, drone photography looks just like playing a video game, but controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle while simultaneously working a camera takes essential know-how and practiced skills. Take off with confidence and capture aerial photography and videography at angles you never thought possible. In this beginner's class, learn essentials like safe drone flight, essential photography settings, and basic post-processing.
Work with award-winning aerial photographer Dirk Dallas as you learn to control your drone. Whether your drone is collecting dust or you've just opened the box, this class provides the essentials to fall in love with drone photography and videography. From legal restrictions to selecting and operating a drone and accessories, this class covers all the basics of aerial photography with a drone.
Explore a drone's controls, then learn exercises to help hone your flight skills. Flag potential legal restrictions in the United States. Learn settings and tips for capturing great aerial photography, then incorporate motion with video. Finally, work in image processing and video editing to fine-tune your captures. Whether you want to capture aerial images for real estate, environmental studies, commercial advertising, independent movie production, land-use planning or simply creative photography, start flying with confidence.
WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:
- Any user new to drone flight
- Photographers looking to expand to aerial photography
- Videographers eager to add a new angle with drones
- Drone newbies that want to learn new moves and tricks
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
FAA licensed drone pilot Dirk Dallas uses drones to capture new angles in his commercial photography and filmmaking. Also a speaker and professor, Dirk is the founder of FromWhereIDrone.com and the host of the AdoramaTV series From Where I Drone With Dirk Dallas. Along with his creative work, he enjoys teaching and inspiring new drone pilots.
Ratings and Reviews
Dirk really did a nice job taking new students thru exercises to gain confidence. The work in Lightroom and Photoshop was helpful, but I wish more time could have been focused on flying or tips. Dirk has presets that he offers. It would have been helpful to see the results using those presets. Looking forward to the free which Drone to buy class and the advanced class
I definitely recommend this course if you are thinking about getting into drone photography looking for the fundamentals. I now feel pretty confident I can get started and that my learning curve will be greatly shortened thanks to the technology available today and a great roadmap of getting started. If you are already started... follow up with his advanced topics... I know I will.
Super class. As a beginner I had little idea what to expect and never got started because of all the talk of people crashing drones right and left and losing a fortune. Dallas made it seem simple. So I bought a Tello beginners drone (great starter by the way), got hooked and am now flying a DJI Mavic Pro 2 and studying for a commercial license. Not sure, this is a great class to start with.