Aerial Photography

Interested in learning about drones and drone photography? Join me this fall for a 6 week introductory class that covers all things drones. No personal drone or any drone experience is necessary to participate and sections are available for both children and adults. Check below for a detailed class description, locations, dates, and links to sign up.

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Take Flight: A Drone Class for Beginners 

Interested in learning about one of the most fascinating and exciting technologies to come around in a long time? Have you thought about buying a drone or maybe you received one as a gift and are not sure how to use it or what it’s capable of doing? If you answered yes to either of these questions then join me for a 6 week crash course on all things drones. In this class you will learn about the history of drones, all the different ways they are being put to use in almost every sector of our economy, the different types of drones and which one may be most suitable for you, how to take care and maintain a drone, how drones work, how to safely operate a drone, tips and tricks for taking photos and videos with a drone, and how to prepare and receive your drone pilots license. Each week we will spend the second half of class will be spent flying! In order to participate in the class you DO NOT need a drone. Small drones that are designed to be flown both indoors and outdoors will be provided. The class is for up to 6 students per class, so register early!  If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask - michaelyatsko@hotmail.com 

1. Camp Hill - 6 Weeks - 9th grade to adult - Mondays 7:30 to 8:30 - September 30th

https://apm.activecommunities.com/camphillborough/Activity_Search/a-drone-class-for-beginners-grades-9-adults/478

3. Hampden Township Mechanicsburg - 6 Weeks - 3rd grade to 8th grade - Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:00 - January 8th

https://apm.activecommunities.com/hampdentwprec/Activity_Search/take-flight-a-drone-class-for-beginners/1269

4. Hampden Township Mechanicsburg - 6 Weeks - 9th grade to adult - Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 - January 8th

https://apm.activecommunities.com/hampdentwprec/Activity_Search/take-flight-a-drone-class-for-beginners/1270

5. West Shore - Highland Elementary - 6 Weeks - 3rd grade to 8th grade - Tuesdays 6:00 to 7:00 - October 1st

https://apm.activecommunities.com/westshorerec/Activity_Search/drone-clinics-a/8327

DSLR Photography

Do you have a DSRL camera and are still stuck shooting in AUTO mode? Want to learn about all things digital photography? Join me for a 6 weeks class that explores all aspects of DSLR photography. Each week we will explore a few new topics and practice what we’ve been learning. Class is intended for 9th grade students to any and all adults. Check below for a detailed class description, locations, dates, and links to sign up.

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Introductory DSLR Photography

Do you have a DSLR camera and aren't sure how to use it? Are you still taking photos using only the AUTOMATIC mode? If you answered yes to either of these questions then this is the perfect class for you! Each class will begin with an exploration of a new topic followed by some hands on application of the technique or idea. Weekly assignments will also be given to reinforce what has been learned in class. During this class you will learn about the history of photography and cameras, the science behind how a DSLR camera works, how the masters of photography from the past and present can influence your photography, lenses and how different ones produce different results, the exposure triangle - aperture, shutter speed and ISO, composition techniques, and much, much more. In order to participate you need to have a DSLR or mirrorless camera. If you have any questions send me an email - michaelyatsko@hotmail.com

More classes to be announced soon!