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Drones | Getting off the ground

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Drones | Getting off the ground (Brighton)

Location TBC

Tuesday 27th August, 10:00am – 1:00pm OR 1:30pm 4:30pm



Looking to purchase your first drone? Or need a hand with a drone you already own? Wex drone expert and pilot,  Amanda Leeming will be on hand to help you with everything you need to know about successfully getting off the ground in a safe and open environment.


  • Introduction to drone equipment and associated cameras
  • The basics of flying
  • Getting off the ground
  • Capturing basic aerial shots
  • Overview and time for questions

We have a range of drones for your training but if you already have one you'd rather practice with, you are free to bring it along. We can talk you through the setup and ensure you have applied the best settings for your drone usage and safe flight.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your selected workshop time to ensure a prompt start.


The expert:

Amanda Leeming Nikon photographer based in East Anglia, also PfCO and CAA qualified drone pilot, Primarily flying a DJI Mavic Air Pro 2 and using height and aerial photography to create stunning compositions for commercial and personal projects. http://www.amandaleemingphotography.co.uk


You will need:

-          Drone (optional - drones will be provided)

-          Comfortable footwear

-          Drinks


Amanda Leeming

Amanda Leeming

With over a decade in the photographic industry, covering weddings and teaching photography, Amanda currently works a Team Manager in the Contact Centre here at Wex Photo Video. 

Her photographic credits include working as a photographer for world-class polo teams including the Gold Cup winners in 2012. Her passion for horsepower has led to her working with top riders in road racing and Superbikes.

Amanda has lead several workshops and photowalks with us before and is eager and enthusiastic to share her creative knowledge.