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Action Photography of Prescribed Burns on Kentucky Nature Preserves

Action Photography of Prescribed Burns on Kentucky Nature Preserves

Every spring, various land management agencies and natural government groups, such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nature Conservancy, come together for controlled land burns. These burns are done to prevent the buildup of dead brush and reduce the chances for large wildfires in the future.

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2016 and the Cost of Running a Video and Photography Business, By the Numbers

2016 and the Cost of Running a Video and Photography Business, By the Numbers

As a filmmaker & photographer, you might only see pressing the big red RECORD button on my camera and setting up a few lights, but trust me when I say there is a lot that goes in to what it takes for me to have even gotten to that point. Business costs, time, maintenance, training, are just a fraction of what it takes myself, and other working professionals, to operate legally and at a standard of quality that enables us to (try) and make a living.

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Wilkinson Visual now has FAA Certification to Fly Drones for Video and Photography Work in Kentucky

Wilkinson Visual now has FAA Certification to Fly Drones for Video and Photography Work in Kentucky

This November, I passed the UAG exam and earned my Remote Pilot Certificate, which gives me the legal license to operate a drone commercially in the USA under the Part 107 rule. I am pleased to offer this service to all of our clients in Kentucky and around the United States. So what does be licensed even mean? Why does it even matter? In this post, I'll explain why this is serious stuff and outline the reasons you should only hire licensed pilots to provide aerial video and photo services for your business or project.

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