Class Schedule & Syllabus:

Morning Schedule:

9:30 – 10:00 – Registration, Check-in

10:00 – 10:45 – Welcome  •Our Mission  •Who are Randy & Stacy?  •Who is in this Classroom and Why?  •Old School vs. New Technology  •Today’s Mind-Blowing Drones  •Never-Before-Seen Perspective  •What Can a Drone Camera Do?  •Disruptive Technology Across Multiple Industries  •The FAA Drone Zone  •Commercial Drone Operation   •Part 107 and How to Study  •LAANC System  •Mobile Device Apps for Drone Operators 

10:45 – Ten Minute Break

11:00 – 12:30 – Earning Money with Your Drone  •Objectives & Course of Action  •Competition in Your Neighborhood  •Getting Started with a Proper Drone  •How Will You Charge?  •Typical Invoices  •Establish Your Expertise  •Job Listings  •Drone Job Brokers  •Stock Photography  •Aerial Mapping & Modeling  •How to Create an Orthomosaic Map  •Why Some Photos Do Not Work  •Sensor Size Matters  •Proper Exposure  •Exposure Triangle & Bigfoot

Afternoon Schedule:

12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch Break – on your own

1:30 – 2:50  – Setting up and Using Your Aerial Camera with DJIGo4 App  •Advanced Camera Settings  •Telemetry, Signal Failure, Frequencies & Stuff that Scares You  •How High?  •Aerial Photography Tips & Tricks  •Filters

2:50 – Ten Minute Break

3:00 – 4:00 – Open Adobe Lightroom  •Goals for Post-Processing  •Processing Techniques (Optional Follow-Along on Your Own Computer). Typical Work-Flow on Provided Photos  •DeHaze, Vignette, Straighten & Square, Un-Squash, Clarify, Panoramas, HDR  •Goodies & Coupons  •Q&A  •Class Wrap!