Daytona on the Beach

Daytona on the Beach

If Daytona has a skyline, the Hilton would be part of that. I stopped by Oceanwalk a few weeks ago to get some new shots and this was one of…

Commercial Drone Work

Commercial Drone Work

I’ve had my FAA commercial unmanned air vehicle license for about ten months now. I’ve not been looking to make a career out of it, but I am open to…

Sky’s the Limit

Sky’s the Limit

I don’t have to go far to get a great panoramic shot. This was taken a few hundred feet above my backyard, with the Air 2S drone. On a clear…

Land’s End

Land’s End

I took this shot with the DJI Air 2S drone a few weeks ago. I went to Oceanwalk on a Friday morning and it wasn’t very crowded, so I had…

Florida Man

Florida Man

Trying to embed a TikTok video this morning to see how it works. 🙂

Colder Days

Colder Days

I got to go to Michigan for a few days during the winter this year and fly in a very different climate than Florida. I hope to visit some other…

Daytona

Daytona

Early morning in Daytona Beach, looking past the Courthouse.

Evening lights

Evening lights

Evening is one of my favorite times to fly. Just a little glow left in the sky and the lights down below. This is the main road in Daytona looking…

Drone Shot

Drone Shot

Here’s an aerial view of the top of the Basilica of St Paul in Daytona Beach. Churches are one of my favorite things to take pictures of, and this is…

Drone Shot – red tail hawk

Drone Shot – red tail hawk

I captured this guy by accident. I was inspecting a house, and turned the drone and there he was, just watching. It’s cropped way in, so I’m not as close…

Drone Shot – Sunrise

Drone Shot – Sunrise

A shot from the Mavic Mini at sunrise. It’s amazing how much the view changes a few hundred feet above you.

Drone Shot – Eagle Eye

Drone Shot – Eagle Eye

I captured this one at sunrise. There’s a bird sitting on top of the cell tower, but it’s probably not really an eagle. The sun streaming through the morning fog…

Drone Shot – Night Vision

Drone Shot – Night Vision

I was really surprised at how dramatic a full moon on a cloudy night could be a few hundred feet in the air. I snapped this shot with my Mavic…

Drone Shot – Ormond Hotel

Drone Shot – Ormond Hotel

This is a shot I took with Mavic Mini at the location of the old Ormond Hotel. The hotel was where John D Rockefeller used to come and spend his…

Drone Shot – Julian’s

Drone Shot – Julian’s

Growing up in Ormond Beach, Julian’s Restaurant on A1A was always a landmark. The A-frame building housed a Polynesian style steak house that had some great atmosphere for the time.…

Drone Shot – City Hall

Drone Shot – City Hall

I accidentally started a series of shots of city hall buildings. They usually have some nice architecture and make good subjects. They draw some good view numbers on Google Maps…

Drone Shot – Church

Drone Shot – Church

This is one of my favorite shots from my Mavic Mini. There’s a beautiful old catholic church in Daytona called the Basilica of St. Paul. I was passing by one…