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"Wonderful Mark - loved it! Easy and helpful to be
able to map out the site. Thanks." H.V. client
Mark, Yvonne and their Cessna 172
Aerial Photography Portfolio
Click above link to see a sampling of our work
(View, then click Slideshow)
Our job is to make you and your projects look great
Your Presentations will Pop!
* Corporate Marketing and Master Site Plans
* Construction Progress Reports, Completion Gifts
* Commercial Real Estate Finance
* Building Bid Packages
* Architectural Review Presentations
* Special Events Record, Promotion
* Trade Show Exhibits, Displays
* Design Award Entries
* Office Decor
* Keepsake Gifts
We all bargain shop, please ask us all your questions,
Focal Plane Photography believes strongly in giving
'good value for dollar'
and remember -
we guarantee our work
(if you're not pleased with results, we will re-shoot
or part friends with no charge),
based on 65+ years combined experience in
professional aviation and professional photography...
We know our stuff.
And what else?
Extreme resolution 21 million pixel camera!
-Always guaranteed images, Obliques and Verticals
(Oblique - at an angle; Vertical - looking straight down)
-Cessna 172 airplane with dedicated camera port
-Easy web proofs, share links with colleagues or family
-Digital proofs or files within 24 hours of photo flight
-Tack sharp prints done in-house within two days of order
-Full-time aerial photo service
-ATR rated pilot + trained photographer working together
(allows full-time attention in flight to flight safety and image capture)
-Female family-owned business
-Creativity, experience, a trusted resource since 1986
Yes, we even fly and photograph at night!
Yvonne Sanderson "Abstracts & Aerials" Art Show
Sept 2009 Fairmount Center for the Arts, Novelty, OH
Award Winning Aerial Photography
Sun Messenger front page 26 Feb 2009
"Fantastic, you do such a nice job..... we appreciate
your efforts and quality, thanks again to you and
"Thanks so much for your help. I just downloaded the
file and we all agree that it's a great picture!" b.r., designer
"My house didn't show as well as I thought it would."
Our Free Gift to You for your computer screen
JUNE 2013 Calendar - click image for size options:
Original aerial art,, Cleveland Skyline "Sunset at full 'flower moon' rise "
©2013 Yvonne R. Sanderson
Why? Our custom aerials say it all!
Let us help you solve
a problem, meet a need,
satisfy a desire, tell a story...
"My only regret is that we didn't start these (construction aerial photos) earlier." K.S. client
Aerial Photography? Becasue one aerial picture really is worth 1,000 words -
we can save you a lot of talking! and support your communication goals with up-to-the-minute extremely high resolution (21 mega pixel) images....
"I've enjoyed working with you for the past year. The pictures and service have been excellent" D.M. client.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, CLEVELAND SKYLINE & WINTERTIME
and Recent Exhibit, Feb. 2011, Alphabet Aerials,
Cleveland Hts. University Hts. Public Library
Pro Football Hall of Fame, Enshirenment ceremony 2010
Cleveland Museum of Art expansion, construction progress photos
Extreme Home Makeover, Maple Hts., Marous Bros. Construction
Extreme resolution 21 mega pixel camera and stabilized lenses
Within 24 hours of photo flight receive image proofs
Tack Sharp prints 8x10" to 44x65" done in house in two days.
With our tack sharp and up to the minute
Oblique or Vertical aerial views, you can
communicate quickly with
around the city or the world.
Instantly share aerial photos of your site via
our easy to view web proofs.
As good as we are, we can't control the weather or move the sun... so the more we know about your site, objectives, and the story you're trying to tell, the better job of scheduling we can do for you!
New! Frequent Flyer Rewards
our completion gift to you, learn more
Australia Fly About 2011
Photo "Shop" here
See slideshow, click picture:
Why Us? Grab
your audience with the cost-effective
pizzazz of a custom aerial photo
by Yvonne & Mark Sanderson . With 65+ years of combined experience in professional aviation and professional photography we're the team to get your aerial photos done exactly as you need them,
when you need them, in any season!
"You guys Rock - thanks for the great verticals." P.B. client
"Once again we are Very impressed with the photos (construction progress). He (boss) is thrilled.." L.S. client
"You have been great to work with. Thank you." G.P. client
A few more credentials, if you like...
TV INTERVIEW on local PBS show
WVIZ's "Applause" with Dee Perry
(click logo, move slider to minute 17:35)
High quality work and responsive service
from a recognized professional team:
Certified and Award Winning
Epson Aerial Photographer of Year 2011
Professional Aerial Photographers Intnt'l:
Certified Aerial Photographer, Mark 2010
Master of Aerial Photography, Yvonne 2009
Cleveland Museum of Art construction display
"Sun Messenger" Apr 15, 2010 front page
Cleveland Indians ads
Article, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland
Yvonne awarded Female Business Enterprise (FBE) certificate, City of Cleveland, Cuyhagoa County and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District 2011
Just ask! Pluse here are some tips as you consider your specific aerial photography needs:
Glossary of aerial photo terms:
Close Up - site fills frame, to showcase mainly the site only
To Horizon -
site in lower 1/3 of image, shows rooftops, highway access
Directionals - 8 compass point views to horizon (N NE, E SE, S SW, W NW)
Direct Overhead - vertical, "straight down", site centered in frame
Map Grid - large scale verticals stitched composite of a few or many flight lines
What should you ask an aerial photographer?
Type of camera equipment used
Does photographer also fly
Years in business
Any guarantee offered
You've found Focal Plane Photography, LLC, your most reliable full-time resource for prompt, high quality oblique and vertical aerial photography Cleveland Ohio, Northeast Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, with national coverage.
Focal Plane Photography captures current aerial photos for construction progress, commercial real estate sales and finance, creative marketing projects, and remarkable gifts in Cleveland, Ohio and surrounding states.
Did you find a link above that matches the type of aerial photography you need?
From one to 1,000 acres, in populated cities and open country, our custom aerial photography is created with a new 21 mega pixel digital Canon 1Ds Mark III camera, stabilized lenses - 24 mm wide angle to 200 mm zoom - and our own single engine Cessna 172 aircraft with dedicated vertical camera port.
Wherever your aerial photo site is located, we've got the experience, expertise, and GPS equipment to find and capture it with skill and in crisp detail.
Focal Plane has flown sites from Ohio to New England, the upper Mid West, and southern Canada. See your aerials with easy to view and share web proofs.
We simply e-mail you a hot link! Your aerial photos are then available on cd rom, via e-mail or ftp, or in custom prints from 8x10 inches to 3x5 feet done in house in two days.
Let us know any quesitons you have and how we may best serve your needs for aerial photography Cleveland Ohio, Northeast Ohio, surrounding states or through our national network of aerial photography colleagues.
We're always ready to help you. Thank you for visiting.
Mark (pilot/tech guy)
Customize a special gift Alphabet Aerials... Spell out your greetings!