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First Flight // Drone Aerials

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It's been about a year.  A year of watching the news, reading the forums, and shopping for the right flight system for me.  The availability of new aerial photography platforms has skyrocketed with new drone technology, and I started daydreaming of aerial views of coastal locations and aerial landscapes of some of my favorite landmarks.  I read all about the new FAA regulations.  I watched webinars specifically focused on aerial photography for professionals.  As the photos from other pros started pouring in I decided yes, I was going to take a swing at aerial photography!
Drones have made it possible to get aerial views without the need to rent a helicopter for every outing.  And while I wasn't about to purchase an big platform or anything that could carry my heavy DSLR, smaller drone systems could still get acceptable quality shots for a much lower price tag.  I shopped around for a while and asked a few other photographers about their systems.  While I kept my eye on sever…

Subway Tiles & Granite Islands // New Kitchen Shoot

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February.  It was about time for me to find something to shoot.  The weather wasn't quite nice enough to go to the beach for seascapes, the surf was down, and I remembered this time last year I was photographing interiors.  With a short list of a few friends who were all having their kitchens remodeled,  I decide to place a few calls (and emails) to find some available time.  And what do you know, there was a Sunday afternoon available to shoot Jen's gorgeous new kitchen complete with white subway tiles and dark granite countertops!

This remodeling project took some time to complete as it involved blowing out a wall, refinishing the beautiful hardwoods, and doubling her kitchen space, but it was well worth it.  The south facing house allowed for sunlight to pour in and light up the place.  The kitchen now opened up to the seating area and dining table with new breath and life.  This would certainly be a great new space for entertaining!

The space proved to be a bit difficult t…