Start Planning your Photos Like a Pro

In this class you’ll learn how to use PhotoPills to plan your photos, so you’re always at the right place, at the right time to capture the photos you want to capture.

We'll see multiple examples on how to plan your sunrise and sunset photos, the golden hour and blue hour, the moon and the Milky Way.

Time Index

00:00 Introduction
01:47 What is photography planning?
03:16 Points of Interest (locations)
03:52 Awards (inspiration)
04:41 Settings - Units (meter to feet)
05:00 Academy (where to start)
07:17 Plan your photos in the field
07:39 Sun AR
09:05 Moon AR
09:29 Night AR
13:36 Plan your photos from home
15:43 How to move the Red Pin
19:58 Change the time
21:12 Plan a Sunrise or Sunset for a given date
26:28 Plan a Sunrise or Sunset when you don’t know the date
31:37 Plan the Moon when you don’t know the date
41:33 Save your photo plan or a point of interest
42:03 Share your plan and add an alert to the calendar
43:07 Plan the next Full Moon
51:23 Plan the Field of View and Depth of Field
56:14 Plan the Milky Way
01:08:46 Q&A

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