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Posted in General/Misc. on April 27, 2021
When your project needs photos with higher resolution than the drone can provide, and/or airspace rules or general safety considerations don’t allow drone flights, a helicopter is the solution. I work with a commercially-licensed owner/operator who’s helicopter is based at Seattle’s Boeing Field, and have negotiated fantastic hourly rates for photo flights.»
Posted in General/Misc. on January 6, 2021
2021 has finally arrived (not a moment too soon), and with it comes some exciting new opportunities.
In November, I earned my private pilot certificate, and, in December, I also earned my commercial drone pilot license. I’ve already ordered a high-end drone - it’s scheduled to be delivered to me this week. It’s compact enough to fit in a carryon for commercial airline travel, too.»
Posted in Business on April 6, 2020
With all this COVID-19 related economic turmoil and social distancing, there’s not a lot going on for many of us self-employed types. As an architectural, construction, and commercial/industrial photographer, my work is done on location, so there’s not an opportunity for me to work remotely. I mean, the distancing is definitely for the best, as it's apparently starting to slow the spread of the virus at least a bit, but the economic costs are very, very high.»