Drone Photography and Waypoint Course - Sydney
Melbourne - Classroom Photography & Waypoints

Drone Photography and Waypoint Course - Sydney

Learn Camera and Waypoint Skills

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 CASA Certified Training Provider (ReOC.0152).

 Learn from Industry Experts.

 Relevant and Updated Content.

 Virtual Instruction Available.

 Discounts for Groups.

 Mobile Classroom for Remote Locations.

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Drone Photography and Waypoint Course 

Why do I need this course?:

With clients becoming more demanding of high quality imagery from drones in all photo shoots these days, the importance of getting the footage right first time, every time is critical to keep your client and get paid for the job.  It is no longer sufficient to just pop the drone up and get a shot or video for wow factor, without using honed skills or waypoints such as zip lines and points of interests, to name a few.  You also need to be able to provide post processing if you want a bigger slice of the action and have control over the results of your imagery.

How long is the course?

The course runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm for one day. 

This enables us to do theory, practical photography and post processing in one day.

What do I need or to bring to attend this course?:

  • A minimum of 5 hours flying experience
  • Your Sub 2kg or sub 7kg drone, compatible with Litchi
  • Sufficent charged batteries for 4 flights
  • Your mobile device (Android or iOS) compatible as a screen for your drone and able to run the drones software and Litchi
  • Litchi downloaded and installed on your mobile device (screen).

What is covered in this course?:

  • Photography basics
  • Manual  vs Auto settings
  • Camera Functions for varying conditions
  • Lenses and Filters
  • Histogram, grids and centre points
  • White Balance
  • Peaking Levels
  • Focus
  • Image and Video formats and settings
  • D-Log vs Color Grade
  • Litchi overview
  • Practical Photography in the field using manual control and Litchi waypoints
  • Post processing (we choose the best stills and video from the students to demonstrate) using Lightroom and Premiere  Pro:
    • Effects
    • Brush Tool
    • Lens Corrections
    • Use of LuTs
    • Color grading
    • Video compilation

What are the outcomes?:

  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • Experience in taking Drone Footage and waypoint execution
  • Post course student support on Q&A basis


SKU T105SYDPhoto
Brand Wicked Copters
The Wicked Copters courses are scheduled to run during the weeks listed:
  • Adelaide
    • 27 Aug 2018
    • 01 Oct 2018
  • Airlie Beach
    • Course runs third week of each month
  • Brisbane
    • 13 Aug 2018
    • 27 Aug 2018
    • 16 Sep 2018
    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 08 Oct 2018
    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Cairns
    • Course runs for min 2 students every month
  • Canberra
    • 27 Aug 2018 (Full)
    • Course runs for min 2 students every month
  • Darwin
    • 13 Aug 2018
    • Course runs second week of each month
  • Melbourne
    • 06 Aug 2018
    • 03 Sep 2018
    • 01 Oct 2018
    • 29 Oct 2018
  • Sydney
    • 27 Aug 2018
    • 24 Sep 2018
    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Perth
    • Course runs for min 2 students every month
  • Tasmania
    • Course runs for min 2 students every month
  • iBEV
    • Enroute Dates
Not all drone types and weight classes are available in each location. Please refer to the course description for more information.

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