The Handbook of Drone Photography: A Complete Guide to the New Art of Do-It-Yourself Aerial Photography

The Handbook of Drone Photography: A Complete Guide to the New Art of Do-It-Yourself Aerial Photography

by Chase Guttman

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The Handbook of Drone Photography: A Complete Guide to the New Art of Do-It-Yourself Aerial Photography by Chase Guttman

Drones are the next frontier in photography. This cutting-edge technology, still unexplored by the masses, can bring visual artistry to new and exciting heights. The Handbook of Drone Photography will be the go-to manual for consumers wishing to harness the power of drones to capture stunning aerial photographs.

This book covers everything one needs to choose the right drone, to get airborne, and to capture and share incredible content. With easy and straightforward instruction, the text will familiarize readers with their craft and its controls. Readers will master drones’ extraordinary image-capturing capabilities and review detailed photography tips that can bring their artistic vision to life. For the first time, aerial photography is open to everyone, and award-winning travel photographer Chase Guttman will guide readers’ drone ventures from beginning to end. The Handbook of Drone Photography can help anyone break into this thrilling, high-potential space and launch their own lofty explorations today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510712164
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 547,971
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Chase Guttman is an award-winning travel photographer and drone photography expert who has traveled to every U.S. state and over 50 countries. Guttman won Young Travel Photographer of the Year three times, an international competition judged by museum curators and magazine editors. He was also named a Top Travel Photographer by the New York Institute of Photography, a 3 Best Travel Photography Blogger by USA Today and a Rising Star by Instagram. He has lectured at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film and B&H.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. Getting Started

What are drones?
Drone uses
How you can use your drone
Surveying the consumer drone market
Choosing a drone set-up that fits your needs

II. In The Know

Anatomy of a drone
Setting up your drone
Controlling your drone
How to practice flying
Drone laws and drone safety
Troubleshooting issues

III. Up, Up and Away

Understanding your drone's camera
Lighting in drone photography and videography
Composition in drone photography and videography
Exposure in drone photography and videography
How to pan properly
How to steady your videos
First Person View
Ideas to get you started

IV. Grounded

Editing drone photographs
Editing drone videos
Sharing your drone content
Maintaining your drone
The future of drones
Additional resources

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