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An interesting aerial shoot in Newport News. This one was for a company that installs the bollards on docks and piers, and wanted some photos and video to show off the project.
The Currituck Public Safety Building is now framed out, and the first floor floor is almost in place.
A cool aerial shoot for the Dollar Tree apartment complex at Summit Pointe. Itâ€™s a beautiful building, and people are already moving in.
The Marina Villas Construction project in Norfolk has now come to an end. I will miss seeing it every few weeks.
An interesting project for the Coast Guard base in Portsmouth, VA. In this case, because it is military restricted airspace, I had to launch from the docks, and could not fly into the airspace at all.
My ongoing construction project in Norfolk is getting closer to wrap up. At this point, there are only a few things to be done. Its been really interesting watching this building grow.
Construction is starting on the Currituck Public Safety Building. This will be a fun ongoing project, taking regular photos of progress.
Following the reconstruction of the old Surf Rider restaurant at Vinings Landing Marine Center in Norfolk.
Another interesting Chesapeake Aerial Shoot for a presentation video. A company is offering parking lot maintenance and handyman services, and wanted video to highlight the things they do. It was a fun flight, but I had a lot of people stopping to check out both the drone and me.
A gorgeous sunny day for a shoot at The MARQ in Virginia Beach. This was an aerial and ground shoot to capture the propertyâ€™s beautiful features.
Our ongoing construction aerial photography project at Marina Villas on Shore Drive, Norfolk is going well. Over the last 2 weeks the roof (well, half of it) has really started taking shape.
Fun commercial shoot in North Carolina. This was an aerial and ground photo shoot of a 7-11 in Barco. Beautiful day, managed to get the shoot in between storm bands..
A commercial aerial video shoot for the Friant factory in the Centerpoint Intermodal Center in Suffolk. The video is to be used in a corporate presentation
Out in the Asheville / Brevard area of North Carolina for photo / video shoots. Took some photos of this beautiful area during the down time.
Really fun shoot for the City of Norfolk Economic Development Department at the empty former Nordstrom Department Store in Norfolkâ€™s MacArthur Center. Got interior and exterior footage, and even flew around indoors, which was awesome.
The Marina Villas project is coming along very nicely, the 2nd floor is really taking shape, and now there are 130ft tall cranes to add to the fun :)
A sunny Memorial Weekend for aerial and ground photos around the Oyster Farm Marina at Kings Creek.
The place was really busy and there were even fireworks.
Beautiful sunny day for an aerial photography shoot in Portsmouth. Two apartment complexes with some excellent views of the Elizabeth River.
A beautiful day for the first shoot in an ongoing construction series for â€™Marina Villasâ€™ on Shore Drive, Norfolk.
This shoot was challenging because it was less than a mile from Norfolk International Airport.
I had to apply for permissions in advance using the LAANC system, which took a couple of days to sort out. Even with approval, my height was limited to 150ft..
A big shout out to Mrs. Miller, a very kind lady who helped me out when the system didnâ€™t seem to want to cooperate.
3 aerial video shoots for the City of Norfolk Office of Marketing and Communications. The shoots were held over 3 visits.
A beautiful but chilly day taking commercial photos for Volkert Transportation and Engineering services. This shoot was to demonstrate work that had been done, with the goal of presenting to future potential customers.
A great fun weekend filming at â€™Warriors Restâ€™, an 80 acre property in Cambridge MD run by retired Navy SEAL Don Shipley and his wife, Diane. Their charity offers hunting retreats for wounded warriors, veterans and their families. The resulting 3-part video was placed on their membership website https://videos.extremesealexperience.com
WARNING - LANGUAGE (NSFW)
An aerial photo and video shoot in Suffolk, VA for a cotton farmer who has recently picked his cotton and has it sitting in modules ready for pickup.
A super fun day on the Lafayette River in Norfolk, VA. working with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Covering the planting of oysters onto an artificial reef in the river. Great time was had by all, and a really good turnout of boats.
Fourth Commercial Real Estate shoot this week. This one was more complicated, as it was pretty much right outside Oceana Naval Air Station.
There were jets on touch-and-go training flying really low literally overhead every minute or so, which meant communication with the Air Traffic Control was essential. I had to bring the drone down every time the jets were near, and take the shots quickly between passes.
Third of four commercial real estate aerial photography shoots. This one for a retirement community in Hampton, VA.
2nd of 4 commercial real estate aerial shoots this week.
This one was for a neat brewpub, distillery and restaurant in Hampton, VA
First in a set of 4 commercial real estate shoots. This one in Newport News for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math school
A neat shoot with GPC Joint Venture. We were driving around looking for the best camera positions to view the new bridge replacement on I64 in Chesapeake as the construction progresses.
A fun air and ground shoot at the Calvert Cliffs State Park, in Maryland.
It was very overcast, but that added to the ambiance..
A fun day working with CharlotteUAV on an aerial mapping project for Newport News Shipbuilding.
We laughed, we cried.. Things worked, other things didnâ€™t. Things broke and had to be fixed..
All in all an interesting day.
Quick flight and ground shoot at Southall Landings Marina in Hampton.
A beautiful place with excellent access to the Chesapeake Bay.
A quick demo showing overlaid graphics onto commercial buildings and land.
A beautiful sunny day getting aerial photos for the Oyster Farm Marina at King Creek, Cape Charles. Although it was a little windy, the photos came out really well and summed up the marina and surrounding property.
Fun day of aerial photography and filming at Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake :) For once the sun cooperated!
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Thursday October 22nd 2020
Virginia Beach Aerial Shoot for Parking Garage
Friday October 16th 2020
Norfolk Aerial Real Estate Shoot
Sunday October 11th 2020
Interesting Newport News Aerial Photo Shoot
Tuesday October 06th 2020
Suffolk Aerial Home and Couple Shoot
Wednesday September 09th 2020
Aerial Shoot for another Currituck Building Project
Friday September 04th 2020
Currituck Safety Building taking shape
Monday August 31st 2020
Chesapeake Aerial Shoot at Dollar Tree
Wednesday August 26th 2020
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