Aerial photography in California? Absolutely! The golden state is arguably the most beautiful state in the country. Boasting the largest trees in the world, snow-capped mountain peaks and fertile valleys, California has an extremely diverse landscape
for drone imagery and video. Long stretches of beaches can look incredible from the sky. Many California beaches quickly climb into mountains adding to the potential for stunning aerial photography.
Real Estate Aerial Photography & Video
California is a large state with many MLSes. Drone photographers will need to be well versed on the requirements for the specific MLS a property is located in. The largest MLS in California is the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS
). You can view a list of MLSes here
. We are able to deliver MLS compliant video and photos to real estate agents across the nation.
Due to the size of California there are many airspace issues to be aware of. Drones are banned in all national parks
so Yosemite, Death Valley and Mojave are out of the question. California also regularly has wild fires. When wild fires happen the FAA nearly always puts a "Temporary Flight Restriction" or TFR
into effect restricting flights in those areas.
There are many airports in California that will require a drone pilot to have authorization to fly near. In particular there is a stretch of very busy airports from San Francisco to San Jose. Further south, Las Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego all have very crowded airspace that will have to be investigated before flight. A well planned drone pilot will check with multiple planning tools
We have many talented drone pilots
across California. We verify FAA certification and guide them during the entire process. We also provide photoshop and video editing services to ensure you are receiving the highest quality product. Photos will be delivered within 24 hours after the shoot. Below are aerial photos drone pilots have uploaded from California.
Photos with a SoldByAir watermark may be available for purchase as stock photography