with Dave Williams
Learn how to translate techniques from movies into your drone footage for a cinematic look with Dave Williams! Dave travels the world shooting with all types of cameras, and especi... READ MORE
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How to Get the Cinematic Look from Your Drone Photography
with Dave Williams
Learn how to translate techniques from movies into your drone footage for a cinematic look with Dave Williams! Dave travels the world shooting with all types of cameras, and especially his drones. In this class Dave teaches you how to stand out from the crowd by using your drone with complete creative control to fly like a movie director and create something truly cinematic. You’ll learn how to overcome limitations, do your research ahead of time, configure your drone’s settings for optimal capture, and practice the types of movements used in movies to capture the viewer’s attention and tell your story. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Dave as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Research Pays Off
Doing your research ahead of time really pays off with efficiency and getting the best quality shots and footage.
lesson 3: Lighting Conditions
Putting consideration into time of day, shooting angles, and quality of light can transform your photos from snapshots to professional shots.
lesson 4: Exploring From the Air
Being able to fly your camera out over the scene opens up new perspectives and opportunities.
lesson 5: Limitations to Overcome
As amazing as shooting with a drone can be there are limitations you’ll have to consider.
lesson 6: Composition
Rules of composition still apply even if your camera is in the air.
lesson 7: Straight Down Shot
You can either get this really right, or really wrong.
lesson 8: Panoramas
Shooting panoramas is a great way to increase your field of view and overall image resolution.
lesson 9: Settings for Video
Learn the best video settings for getting the most cinematic look from your drone footage.
lesson 10: Video Movements
Learn how to translate techniques from movies into your drone footage for a cinematic look.
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meet  Dave Williams
Dave is a travel photographer and social media influencer, writer, educator, and blogger. His work has been featured worldwide in renowned publications and campaigns including Time, National Geographic, Lonely Planet, The Times, Shell, Marie Claire, Photoshop User Magazine, Scott's blog, and more. His passion is to see the world and share his view of it, both in photography and writing.
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