VII Interactive: Workshop. Aerial Drones for Documentary Photography
Instructor: Tomas van Houtryve
Cost: $500 USD
Duration: 5 Hours (see class schedule here)
Class size: 14
Skill level: All levels
This four-part workshop is for any photographer who wants to integrate aerial drone imagery into their practice.
In the first session, Tomas van Houtryve will focus on the creative possibilities of aerial imaging. He will explain his inspiration and give behind-the-scenes insights about his World Press Photo award winning drone series, “Blue Sky Days.” Tomas will share his practical tips about using drones for still photography and filmmaking.
The second session will cover the security, privacy, and ethical issues of putting a camera in the air. Participants will learn best practices that foster respect for all the stakeholders of a drone flight.
During the third class, participants will learn to create flight plans for specific locations. Using airspace maps and researching local regulations, participants will plan their own missions.
During the final class, students will present their flight plans to the group and get feedback from Tomas.