Pilot Portraits

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Take a flight to North Dakota and learn how to make pilot portraits! Join Moose at the Minot Aero Center where he takes to the tarmac to photograph pilots and their aircraft. Moose takes you through all the gear he will use, and the different situations that each kit is designed to handle. From there you’ll learn how to approach pilots at air shows to make introductions and request permission to make their portraits as well as start the process of developing relationships that can lead to more opportunities down the road. You’ll get to see first hand various ways Moose uses the sun and strobes to create portraits on the tarmac, in the hangar, and on the field, and all along the way Moose shares valuable tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your limited time working with these pilots. watch trailer | watch course

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Gear Talk
Lesson 3 : Lighting Setups
Lesson 4 : Seeing From the Pilot's Perspective
Lesson 5 : Using the Sun
Lesson 6 : Inside the Hangar
Lesson 7 : Bringing in a Simple Lighting Setup
Lesson 8 : Thinking About Light
Lesson 9 : Attention to Details
Lesson 10 : Executive Jet Scene
Lesson 11 : Executive Jet Portrait Wrap Up

Moose Peterson | Leading Wildlife & Aviation Photographer & Author

Moose Peterson

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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