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Hello! from Mark and Yvonne Sanderson. We're glad you found Focal Plane Photography.

Whether your need for aerial photography in Cleveland, Ohio, the Great Lakes Region, or beyond, is for:

Construction Progress,
Real Estate sales and marketing,
Campus or Municipal master planning,

to communicate, decorate, document, or thank a client or donors, our aerial photos do the job. Pictures really do speak a thousand words, especially from above! Use aerial views to communicate quickly with your colleagues around the city, state, country, or world.

Tell us what you Think you want, and we'll get you what we're Confident you need :)

Aerial photo Cleveland skyline

Have no idea where to begin?
Please Contact Us - we're glad to chat 'aerial photography 101' to help you get started or get the basic photography and aviation information you need.

Know exactly what images you require?
We look forward to talking by Phone or Email, about your specific photo project parameters and particular design goals.

Want an estimate now? Use our Site Locator
Follow the quick steps, form at bottom of this page.  We'll be emailed and get right back to you about your aerial photo site.

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Cleveland Museum of Art final construction aerial
Night aerial cinema

'Glamour' aerial morning sunlight

Final construction aerial 'at night'

Football game and American flag
Construction progress final aerial Eaton
Steel structure construction progress

'Special event'

"These pictures are great! We should have been doing them from the start." -- T.M. contractor

Final 'construction completion' aerial

Steel structure with crane 'construction progress'

Focal Plane Cessna 172 in hangar Cuyahoga County Airport
Residential real estate Northeast Ohio
Vertical aerial small area

We strongly believe in providing 'good value for dollar' - plus, we are fully insured and guarantee our work. If you're not pleased with the aerial photography results, we will re-shoot or part friends with no charge. Really.

Residential real estate - 'close up oblique'

Commercial real estate - vertical 'wing-over'

Aerial video night flight Cessna

We can provide you with 'vertical' (straight down) aerial images and or 'oblique' (at an angle) aerial views, for small property sites (as little as one acre) to large land areas (hundreds to thousands of acres).

Focal Plane Photography is quick to respond and attentive to the unique stories our clients need to tell with aerial photography in Cleveland, Ohio, Northeast Ohio, and surrounding states.

Plus, with a network of aerial photo colleagues around the country and the globe, we can provide referrals or manage such a wide-reaching project for you.

What about remote controlled aerial photo drones? This new technology is raising interest and questions. To help sort the issue, please visit our Aerial Drone page for more information.

Whether you are an expert or a novice in shopping for professional photography, we'll do our best to help you or point you in the right direction.

Aerial photography is our specialty and our passion - we welcome all your questions.

Thank You for visiting Focal Plane Photography!

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Mark is an Airline Transport Pilot ('ATP rating') with 17,000+ flight hours - single engine, multi-engine, jets, and is an accomplished sailplane pilot. Yvonne attended the International Center of Photography in New York City, earned a 'Master of aerial photography' designation with the Professional Aerial Photographers Association International, and received their Epson Aerial Photographer of the Year award in 2011.

Thank you for visiting our web site. We hope you've found what you needed to get started to reach your aerial photo goals.

Focal Plane has 28 years of professional aerial photography experience. We are a Cleveland, Ohio based company, with nationwide and worldwide coverage, and look forward to talking with you about your unique project.


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We are often asked what type of equiment we use:

*Canon 1Ds Mark III digital camera, and Canon 5D as back up and for short video, full-frame sensors 21 mega pixel
*Canon stabilized lenses: wide angle 15mm, fixed 50mm, zoom 70-124mm, zoom 70-200mm, zoom 70-300mm
*Epson 9600 wide carriage printer

"I've enjoyed working with you for the past year. The pictures and service have been excellent"  -- D.M. project manager

Cannon camera
Cannon camera lenses

P.s., the client and customer quotes are for real, we're glad to provide references.

Cannon camera
Epson printer
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