Photography Fundamentals

Photography Fundamentals

Photography Fundamentals is a one-day course focused on equipping you with the key skills needed to deliver high-quality aerial photography.  More than this you can apply these fundamentals to your video work too.

This classroom based course will cover pre-flight best practices, shooting strategies and framing that will enable you to offer a higher standard of data to your commercial clients.

You will learn

  • The history of aerial cameras including frames and lens sizes
  • Aerial photography best practice
  • Aerial videography best practice
  • Aerial setup and camera setup
  • How to choose the best lens for the job
  • Filters and how / when to use them
  • Basics of postproduction and supplying the finished job to the client

Your Trainer

John MacRae is a commercial photographer, consultant and speaker, and a respected member of the photographic industry with over three decades of experience. During his career John has won a number of major awards and has become a respected authority within the photographic industry. He has spent the last 25 years working for himself, creating a niche business by specialising in business-to-business photography.

John has been a qualified drone pilot for over 4 years  completing many commercial and video projects.  John provides flight coaching, photography and video training.  John is qualified to fly multi rotor drones to 20kg.


Training Date

  • 3rd September, 2018, Richmond, North Yorkshire, Photography Fundamentals, £225 plus VAT
  • 29th October, 2018, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Photography Fundamentals, £225 plus VAT
  • 16th November, Witney, Oxfordshire, Photography Fundamentals, £225 plus VAT