Drone Do – Drone Don’t Part 2

Drone Do – Drone Don’t Part 2

San Diego architectural photographer John Durant and I recently put our heads, and our experience, together to author this update on commercial drone photography for the national trade group, American Photographic Artists.

Drone Do – Drone Don’t!

We all know that small, remotely-operated, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s, or drones) equipped with still and video cameras have exploded on the scene in the past 2-4 years. They are inexpensive, popular, and relatively easy to fly right out of the box. They give the feeling of playing a video game while capturing images unavailable […]

Wall Art for Client Interiors

Wall Art for Client Interiors

I had an amazing opportunity this past summer to photograph some great architecture — my field of expertise but also my field of interest! — for a client.  Nothing new there as I photograph architecture and buildings all the time.  However, this shoot came about in a really different way and for a different purpose […]

2014 APA Award Winning Photographer

2014 APA Award Winning Photographer

          So I’m very excited to share that an aerial photo of mine has been awarded a 2014 APA Award in the landscape category!  Although I don’t photograph much landscape work these days, it’s how I got interested in photography in the first place, way back when.  Maybe I’ll share some […]

Ever Wondered What It’s Like to Photograph from a Helicopter?

Ever Wondered What It’s Like to Photograph from a Helicopter?

As the weather starts to warm up (70 degrees here in Seattle today!), the trees continue to leaf out, and the grass greens, I’m getting ready for my annual group aerial photography shoots.  I’m already starting to collect sites and locations from clients in Portland, OR, Seattle, and Bremerton.  I look forward to these aerial […]

Aerial photos of Seattle’s Safeco Field

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in aerial photography | No Comments
Aerial photos of Seattle’s Safeco Field

In honor of Opening Day 2014, thought I’d share these aerial photography views, shot last summer, of Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners.  Go M’s!  

Aerial Photography Should Be More Than Just Getting High (Up)

My first experience with helicopter aerial photography was as an assistant working in Washington, DC in the late-1990’s.  Back then, I worked regularly for a great editorial and location photographer named Bill Geiger whom I consider my most influential mentor.  We were on location in Jamestown, VA shooting new archeological digs at James Fort for […]

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