Landscape Photography: Shooting from an Aerial Perspective

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Join Michael Yamashita a 30-year veteran photographer for National Geographic as he takes you on a landscape photography journey from an aerial perspective. Whether you’re using a ladder climbing a hill or a rooftop or boarding a fixed-wing aircraft Michael shares his secrets stories and pro tips from three decades of shooting captivating images around the globe. In this inspiring 40-minute class you’ll learn what equipment and settings Michael uses for the job what times of day are perfect for shooting aerial landscapes and how he composes the perfect shot in his mind’s eye even before clicking the shutter — as well as fun stories along the way as Michael shows why rules are meant to be broken. The class will empower you to look for light pattern and scale to create stunning big-picture imagery that inspires awe in your audience. Some photography experience is helpful in order to participate in this class but not required — anyone with a desire to improve their landscape photo skills is encouraged to join.