Drones for Photo & Video

Prerequisite: None. 42 classroom hours.

VID 125 A : Tues

UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or “drone” technology is radically expanding the range and mobility of the camera for photography and video. In this course, the student will learn how to assemble and set up a UAV for flight, learn how to fly a multicopter type UAV, and practice shooting effective moving and still images. Topics covered will include: specific components of the UAV, cameras and camera stabilization systems. In addition to the equipment used, subject matter will include legal requirements and ramifications, flying to get the shot, and proper protocol for flying in public.  Safety will be stressed throughout the semester.  It is recommended but not required that students be prepared to purchase a ready-to-fly UAV early in the semester; the instructor will suggest specific models on the first class session.

Class begins January 10, 2017
Tuition: $615 (discounted to $575 if registered and payed in full ON-LINE by Sunday Jan. 1, 2017.)