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Welcome! We are glad you found Focal Plane Photography.

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

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

to communicate, decorate, document, 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.

Unsure where to start? Tell us what you Think you want, and we'll get you what we're Confident you need :)

Where to start?
Let us help you define your inquiry, find a few prompting questions, Contact Us form

Know your needs?
And want to discuss a specific project, Call or Email us

Send quote now?
Three quick steps and we will reply with an Estimate, Use this Site Locator form

Aerial photo Cleveland skyline calendar August 2014

Cleveland Monthly Calendar
October 2014  "Cloud shadow islands, Lake Erie"

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Football game and American flag
Cleveland Museum of Art final construction aerial
Night aerial cinema

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.

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Steel structure construction progress

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

Photo book video of construction project start to finish

Construction progress photo book, job completed magically before your eyes!

We can provide '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.

Have questions 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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Use this Site Locator form:

1: TYPE street address, city, state, Then CLICK Find  2: CLICK plus or minus (+ -) sign to zoom in or out and see your entire property. 3: At a corner of your property CLICK ONCE Release MOVE mouse to next corner of property CLICK again (this creates a line) REPEAT until your rough outline is complete (perfection not necessary :)  Goofed? CLICK Reset and try again! (you're not alone :)  Got it? CLICK Send Site Information. Thank you!

Take a quick night flight with us!




Mark is an Airline Transport Pilot ('ATP rating') with 17,000+ flight hours - single engine, multi-engine, jets, and is an accomplished sailplane pilot. He is a 'certified aerial photographer' with Professional Aerial Photographers Association International.

Yvonne attended the International Center of Photography in New York City, earned a 'Master of Aerial Photography' designation in 2009 with PAPA International, and received their Epson Aerial Photographer of the Year award in 2011.

Focal Plane Cessna 172 in hangar Cuyahoga County Airport

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

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Cannon camera lenses

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

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Epson printer
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