Aerial & Panoramic Photography

We specialize in 360 panoramas and architectural visualization backplates. Our drones allow us to capture beautiful high resolution aerial photography that can’t be acquired with a helicopter or any other aerial platform.

 

  • Full-time camera control, live camera view, GPS drone stabilization, and precise stabilized gimbals allow us to capture epic low-light imagery never thought possible on a flying platform.

  • GPS on-screen telemetry combined with a live camera feed on the ground allows us to frame up the perfect shot at the precise height and location you request.

 

  • Our fleet of professional aerial platforms are a blend of advanced aerial vehicles and professional high resolution cameras.

  • All of our professional photographers are FAA Certified Remote Pilots (Part 107) and we have the FAA waivers required to fly your project, even if it's in controlled airspace.

Aerial Photography Services

Real Estate Development


  • View Corridor Analysis
  • Pricing Analysis
  • Panoramic Photos​
  • Investor Presentations
  • Shadow Determination
  • Architectural Composites
  • Arch-Viz Renderings
  • Entitlement Presentations
  • Tower Positioning​
  • Zoning Issues




Architecture


  • Arch-Viz Backplates (Photo + Video)
  • Renderings & Composites
  • View Corridor Analysis
  • Pricing Analysis
  • Panoramic Photos
  • Shadow Determination
  • Entitlement Presentation
  • Tower Positioning
  • Zoning Issues




Construction


  • Progress Monitoring
  • Monitoring & Reporting
  • Construction Signage




Marketing


  • Sales Gallery Display
  • View Corridor Presentation
  • Model Room Backlit Display
  • Panoramic Photography
  • Arch-Viz Renderings
  • Architectural Composites
  • VR Virtual Tours
  • Gigapan
  • Press Packages
  • Brochures
  • Videos
  • Billboards
  • Ads
  • Web




Inspection


  • Rooftop
  • Bridge
  • Gas & Oil Pipe
  • Asset & Plant
  • Monitoring & Reporting




Events


  • PR Events
  • Promotional Videos
  • Private Events




Insurance


  • Claims Adjustment
  • Damage Assessment
  • Before & After Photos




Training - Tactical Urban Flying


  • Pilot Training
  • Emergency Services
  • Police Department
  • Fire Department





View Corridor Photography

Whether your real estate development is in the planning phase, construction phase, or pre-selling and marketing phase; acquiring accurate view corridor photography is invaluable - and the sooner the better. We capture 360-degree panoramic views from precise heights to showcase true views in stunning 25K. You give us the floor heights, unit location, the preferred lighting conditions; day, magic hour or twilight - and we take care of the rest.

 

Deliverables include:

Single Row Cylindrical Panorama


Basic panorama for view corridor analysis and marketing. Single Row Cylindrical Panorama deliverables include:

  • High resolution Cylindrical Projection ~ resolution average: 25,000 x 3,500 pixels
  • VR Interactive Panorama Tour with cloud hosting ~ customized to your specific view limits.
Example of a Single Row Cylindrical Panorama




Double Row Cylindrical Panorama


Standard panorama for view corridor analysis and marketing. The double row panorama gives you a taller vertical field of view (FOV). Double Row Cylindrical Panorama deliverables include:

  • High resolution Double Row Cylindrical Projection ~ resolution average: 25,000 x 7,000 pixels
  • VR Interactive Panorama Tour with cloud hosting ~ customized to your specific view limits.
Example of a Double Row Cylindrical Panorama




Spherical Panorama


Standard panorama for VR architectural visualization ~ 360-degree x 180-degree field of view (FOV). Also great for view corridor analysis and marketing. Spherical Panorama deliverables include:

  • High resolution Equirectangular Projection ~ 2:1 EQ resolution averages 25,000 x 12,500 pixels
  • VR Interactive Panorama Tour with cloud hosting ~ customized to your specific view limits.
Example of a Spherical Panorama




VR Panorama Tour


All panoramic images can be turned into a VR Interactive Tour to give the viewer control of the panorama. VR Panorama Tours are hosted online and easlisy shared with a link. Deliverables include:

  • Specific view limits to showcase true views of unit
  • Cloud hosting makes sharing easy - no uploading/downloading large image files
  • VR hotspots
Examples of VR Panorama Tours




Gigapixel Large Format Image


We specialize in aerial gigapixel images, also known as a gigapan. Gigapixel large format prints are perfect for showcasing model unit views with a backlit display. Examples of a Gigapixel




Internal Asset


Our goal is to provide exactly what you need without wasting your budget on nonessential features. Everybody wants a beautiful image, but nobody wants to pay too much. We have a solution, tiered pricing.




Marketing Asset


Our goal is to provide exactly what you need without wasting your budget on nonessential features. Everybody wants a beautiful image, but nobody wants to pay too much. We have a solution, tiered pricing.





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Arch-Viz Backplate Photography

The source photography matters when creating your Arch-Viz illustration. With a high quality backplate, your rendering will stand out from the crowd.

 

Backplate photography is not easy but we're experts, just ask our clients. Anyone with photoshop can manipulate a photo to create a great image but shooting RAW is an art form, and we excel at it. We also take pride in it, and it shows. We work diligently to acquire accurate views that precisely match your wire frames with the dynamic range to color grade it as you please. We also guarantee the image will be sharp, no matter the illumination.  

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Arch-Viz rendering with Drone 55's twilight backplate

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