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Photograph an Airshow Like a Pro
Moose Peterson
with Moose Peterson
Photograph an Airshow Like a Pro
lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 16min
published: 2020
watched: 1560 Member Views
Photograph an Airshow Like a Pro
with Moose Peterson
Learn how to photograph an airshow like a pro with Moose Peterson! Join Moose for two days of shooting during Aviation Nation at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this class Moose shares his process for preparing for the show, the gear you’ll need, what to look for when choosing your shooting locations, the camera settings he uses, and a host of important considerations to help you get the most out of your time. After two days of shooting, Moose reflects on what he’s seen, what he’s learned, and how to keep on improving over the day before. Moose wraps up the class with a look at his process for reviewing photos and post processing the keepers. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Do Your Homework (free course preview)
Join Moose as he introduces the class and discusses how to get prepared for shooting an airshow.
4min, 11sec
lesson 2: What Gear Do You Need?
Moose discusses the gear he’ll need to get through the day of the airshow.
4min, 9sec
lesson 3: Arriving On Location
After arriving on location you’ll need to scout the location and plan where you will be for the day.
3min, 52sec
lesson 4: What Goes into Choosing Your Location
As Moose walks the location he discusses factors to consider as well as opportunities to shoot static shots of planes on the ground.
11min, 0sec
lesson 5: Shooting the First Runs of the Show
After scouting his spot, Moose is ready for the show to begin, and he discusses what goes through his mind as he begins capturing images of the show.
13min, 27sec
lesson 6: Important Considerations
During a lull in the show Moose shares some thoughts and tips to help you get the most out of your experience.
5min, 9sec
lesson 7: Shooting the Thunderbirds
The Thunderbirds are the finale of the airshow, and the big opportunity for the most photos.
9min, 9sec
lesson 8: Wrapping The First Day and Starting the Second
On the morning of the second day Moose shares his process for what he did at the end of the first day, and how he prepped for the second day.
3min, 43sec
lesson 9: Improving On Yesterday
After reviewing the images of the first day, the second day is all about how to improve on the day before.
4min, 23sec
lesson 10: Wrapping Day Two
Watch as Moose shoots through the second day, and then shares his thoughts on how the two days have gone.
5min, 3sec
lesson 11: Photo Review and Post Processing
With all the shooting done, Moose reviews his photos and goes through some post processing steps.
12min, 30sec
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Moose Peterson
meet  Moose Peterson
Wildlife Photographer, Author, & Nikon Ambassador
Moose’s passion lies in photographing and bringing attention to endangered wildlife and preserving the role aviation has played in history. Along the way Moose has been honored for his photographic passion: a Nikon Ambassador USA, Lexar Elite Photographer, and recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award. He shares his knowledge through his writing, being published in over 143 magazines worldwide and author of 28 books.
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