Forest Fire Delays


Due to the heavy amount of smoke originating from wildfires burning in British Columbia, we've been notifying out clients to let them know of possible delays for any aerial photography flights in and around Central and…

New Rules for Recreational Drone Use


Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport responsible for Transport Canada, has announced new rules for recreational drone users in Canada.  Up until now, drone users faced a number of guidelines from Transport on the do's…

Aerial Tours of Vancouver


Late last year we took to the skies over Vancouver with Sky Helicopters for an aerial tour over the North Shore mountains and the beautiful downtown harbour.  Our team was greeted by our friendly pilot Alec who kindly…

Flying Drones in Provincial Parks


We've been noticing a lot of questions about people looking to fly their drones in various Provincial Parks across Canada, and there seems to be a little confusion as to whether or not it's allowed. After reading…

Helicopter Ride & Print Giveaway


Congratulations to CBC Radio on the success of this year’s annual Calgary Food Bank Drive.  With over $1M raised, many cupboards will be filled … not only for the holidays, but throughout the year. With the economic…

Drone Real Estate Photography


Spring has sprung here in Alberta, and with it comes the lush green and colourful scenery which we all miss during the long winter months.  It also means that the real estate rush is in top gear as commercial and…

DJI Announces the Phantom 4 Drone


Earlier this week DJI introduced their next generation of the incredibly popular Phantom series drones. According to a press release, DJI’s latest quad is the first camera-toting drone to make use of “highly advanced…

Tallest Buildings in Calgary


*UPDATED August 2016 Brookfield Place - 247 meters Brookfield Place Calgary is a full-block commercial development located between 1st & 2nd Streets and 6th & 7th Avenues SW in Calgary, Alberta, Canada;…

Going to a Canadian National Park? Leave your drone at home


We have received a lot of questions lately about flying a drone in Canadian National Parks such as Banff National Park, Jasper, Yoho, etc.  There's certainly no shortage of conflicting information and footage on Youtube…

Rogers Place Arena, Edmonton


Last week during a photo flight over the city of Edmonton we had the opportunity to get a great look at the new Rogers Place arena under construction on the north side of the downtown core.  The $480 million dollar…

The Art of Aerial Photography


Ignoring the unanswerable (and time wasting) “What is Art?” debate,  I simply “know it when I see it”.  For me, the aerial perspective is one that transforms mundane to awesome, confusion to clarity and the commonplace…

Patterns in Nature – The Aerial Perspective


Although the majority of our aerial photography projects are of a commercial nature, our flights often take us over areas of incredible natural beauty.  The aerial perspective gives us a unique opportunity to see and…