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How it works

  • 1Package
  • 2Pilot
  • 3Shoot
  • 4Produce
  • 5Deliver
  • Aerial Photographers for Hire

    If you’re looking for amazing aerial imagery to showcase your business, property, or special event, you’ve come to the right place.  Shutter Pilots are located all across the nation and beyond.  We stand ready to fly.

    Easy Ordering Process

    In addition to offering stock photos and footage, our pilots provide high quality aerial imaging services including standardized packages, as well as customized productions to meet your every need.  To begin, simply pick a pre-defined package or submit a request describing your specific need.  We take it from there.  Let’s get started.
  • Find a Pilot

    Shutter Pilots are located all across the nation and beyond.  Our network of pilots continues to expand; therefore, we encourage you to search our directory to find pilots in your area.  Our team features aerial imaging professionals who are seasoned photographers, videographers and cinematographers.

    Credentialed and Certified

    Furthermore, our pilots take flying very seriously.  They have all sought and received either an airman certification through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or UAV certification through one of several leading training programs including FlySafe, Homeland Surveillance & Electronics (HSE) or Unmanned Vehicle University (UVU).  They are also committed to furthering their education and training by observing all current and future FAA regulations such as completing an aeronautical knowledge test at an FAA-approved knowledge testing center.
  • Schedule Your Shoot

    Once you’ve selected a package and a pilot for your aerial imaging project, we’ll work with you to schedule the best time and place for the actual shoot.  Your assigned pilot will conduct advance research by either visiting the site in person or viewing it on Google Earth.  This will enable the pilot to determine the best time of day for achieving optimal lighting for your facility, as well as for identifying any possible obstructions (e.g., trees or power lines) or possible flight restrictions (e.g., near airports or temporary flight restriction zones).

    Safe Flying is our Focus

    Shutter Pilots will also monitor the weather conditions in the days leading up to the shoot, as well as the day of the shoot, to assure our flights are conducted in a manner that promotes safety for both people and property.  The Pilot in Command of each shoot will ultimately determine when, where and how a flight will occur.
  • Applying the Finishing Touches

    After the shoot is completed and the aerial images have been captured, the project still requires a few critical finishing touches.  Our audio-visual team now goes to work by color-correcting the photographic images, stabilizing the video footage and rendering the files in formats suitable for various mediums such as print, online and mobile.

    High-End Audio-Visual Effects

    For higher-end projects, our team also creates title graphics, edits video footage, and adds music to the production.  We also create customized productions featuring 3D virtual environments, panoramic photographs, television commercials, and narrated videos.
  • Print & Web Friendly

    When your aerial images are completed, we’ll send you a link to download the finished files in both high-resolution and low-resolution formats.  We’ll provide easy-to-follow instructions to help you get the most out of your purchase.  This will include ideas on how to use your images in a variety of ways including on your website, in your publications and on your social media sites.

    Satisfaction Guaranteed

    We stand by our work.  We’re committed to delivering products that fulfill our package offerings and exceed your expectations.  If for any reason you’re not satisfied, please contact us.

Highly Qualified Network

We are FAA approved to fly small, unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAVs) to capture aerial imagery (Exemption #11579, Regulatory Docket FFA-2015-0371). All of our pilots are active members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), as well as licensed FAA pilots or certified UAV pilots through FlySafe, the nation's leader in UAV pilot education.