Jake Graham - Flight Team


Jake is a Canadian-based photographer and videographer who works predominantly on travel, landscape and freelance projects for his clients. He is currently flying DJI’s Phantom 3 Professional and loves its versatility and the quality of the video it produces. One of his favourite things to do is to hike out into the backcountry with his camera and drone, capturing the beauty of infrequently explored forests, lakes and coastlines

Currently Flying: DJI™ Mavic 2 Pro

Hometown: Toronto, Canada Canada

Website: https://jakegraham.photography/


Adam Goldberg - Flight Team


Adam Goldberg is an entirely self-taught professional Atlanta, Georgia based photographer and FAA licensed drone pilot specializing in luxury travel, landscape, and aerial photography. When focusing on landscapes, Adam’s motivation to take pictures is to inspire others to travel and hopes his photographs remind you of a place you’ve been or somewhere you want to go. His work has taken him around the globe to capture everything from beautiful sunsets in the Caribbean to the street markets of Thailand. Adam’s photography of hotels and resorts captures the essence of a room or a view. He has photographed at luxury brands such as the Ritz Carlton, Fairmont Hotels, and Belmond.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia United-States

Website: www.adamgoldbergphotography.com

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Emily is a Southern California native, and while she loves to get out and explore other destinations, she loves having SoCal as her home base! Emily has always been passionate about visual storytelling and has enjoyed taking photos and creating short films for fun. Turning her hobby into an actual career, she set out to earn a BFA in Portraiture at the Brooks Institute of Photography. Emily’s career began in portrait and wedding photography, and soon after opened her own studio in Newport Beach.

Emily’s focus has more recently broadened to include more natural landscapes – via drone photography. She has always loved the outdoors, and having the excuse to spend even more time in nature is a dream come true for her. She purchased a Phantom 4 Pro in 2016 and finds endless inspiration from a bird’s-eye view. She lives for the thrill of the challenge of capturing images that would otherwise be missed by the human eye.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO

Hometown: Newport Beach, CaliforniaUnited-States

Website: www.kaszmedia.com



Alex is a CASA & FAA certified drone pilot from Sydney, Australia who founded DRONEGEAR in 2013. Starting as an online blog and independent drone sharing social platform on Instagram, DRONEGEAR is also a trusted source for professional product reviews, tutorials and creative content. With a passion and love for creating content and education, Alex is working with various companies and organizations such as: Certified Remote Pilots Association, San Diego State, Cinexa and Drone Crates. Wearing many hats, Alex ultimately loves drones and the amazing people that make up our industry!

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO

Hometown: Sydney, Australia Australia

Website: www.dronegear.tv


Lei Deng - Flight Team


Lei was born in Beijing, China. He started in photography as a hobby, and it made him fall in love with motion pictures. Soon after, he started to pursue his dream of filmmaking in America. The strong influence from his background, Lei has a unique perspective to create arts. Up until now, he was worked on many TV commercial and music video projects. His unique commercial photography style gives him chance to work with some A list stars such as, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Nick Jonas, FGL, etc. As well as brands like Microsoft, Campbell’s, Bosch.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 3 Professional

Hometown: Beijing, ChinaChina

Website: www.lei-deng.com


Alex Fuller - Flight Team


Alex Fuller is a San Diego based cinematographer specializing in aerial imaging and camera movement. He uses UAVs, cable cameras, car mounts and other rigging equipment to achieve unique shots for Film/TV/Web. In addition to cinematography, Alex is a commercially certified UAS operator for industrial applications such as wind turbine inspections and 3D mapping. Some of his favorite projects have been traveling to South America, and tracking sports cars for automotive shows. Photo courtesy of Marc Urbano.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO

Hometown: San Diego, California United-States

Website: www.kinofly.com


Chris Paparo - Flight Team


Born and raised on Long Island, NY, Chris Paparo has been exploring the wilds of the island for over 30 years. As a wildlife photographer, writer and lecturer, he enjoys bringing public awareness to the diverse wildlife that calls the island home. His passion for coastal ecology, fishing and the outdoors led him to obtain a BS in Marine Science from LIU/Southampton and he currently manages the new Marine Sciences Center at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University. An award winning member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the New York State Outdoor Writers Association, Paparo writes monthly columns for On The Water Magazine and The Northforker. Additionally, he is a freelance writer for several other fishing and wildlife related publications. Although his work tends to focus on marine life, everything in the natural world is fair game.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO

Hometown: Calverton, NY United-States

Website: www.fishguyphotos.com



Born and raised in Waialua, Hawaiʻi, Kawika starts his days well before the sun comes up. He hikes up Oʻahu’s highest ridges and deep into its lush valleys, striving find the most unique perspectives through the lens. “I do the things that most people aren’t willing to do in order to achieve something that most people will never achieve,” he says. As a full-time filmmaker and photographer, Kawika is a firm believer in the philosophy that “story is king.” At the same time, he is passionate about new technologies, and so it was natural that Kawika would explore the use of drones in his work. Today, he considers aerial imaging an indispensable component of his creative process.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 Pro & DJI™ Mavic Pro

Hometown: Honolulu, HawaiiUnited-States

Website: www.kawikalopezphotography.com


Tony Gardiner - Flight Team


Tony Gardiner is a cinematographer based In Sydney Australia. Currently shooting Australia’s highest rated drama “Home and Away”. As a cinematographer Tony has always been passionate about creating images, so when drones came along he was very eager to get airborne and capture the world from a new angle. Since his first flight with a phantom 2 three years ago he has been hooked. Capturing Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches and beyond. Currently he is flying a phantom 4 pro and an inspire 1 pro.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO & DJI™ Inspire 1 Pro

Hometown: Sydney, Australia Australia

Website: www.tonygardiner.com



Kyle is West Australian native and CASA qualified drone pilot who started his independent aerial imaging company ‘Airloft’ in 2015. His work has a strong focus on coastal landscapes, sports and tourism with photos showcasing locations from some of the most remote locations in Australia. His recent work also resulted in him being awarded the grand prize in the DJI & Tourism Australia ‘ Australia From Above’ competition. Whilst completing intermittent commercial projects his true passion is exploring the diverse landscapes that Australia is famous for and capturing it all from above.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO & DJI™ Inspire 2 with X5s

Hometown: Perth, Australia Australia

Website: www.airloft.com.au


Jay Daley is a self-taught Sydney based photographer with a passion for packing his tent and getting off the beaten track to explore wild and remote scenery from around the world. Over the past decade, Jay has traveled to some of the most remote parts of Australia, South America, China and the Arctic to find and share exotic locations with others. His images include night photography, landscape photography and most recently, aerial drone photography. His go-to to kit today includes Sony Alpha cameras and lenses and a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone. Jay’s love for adventure and nature drives him to inspire others to get outside. He is passionate about educating, contributing his experience in photography and collaborating with others who share his enthusiasm.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO

Hometown: Sydney, Australia Australia

Website: www.jaydaley.com


Wellington is a close-range aerial filming specialist based in Munich, Germany. His passion is to tell stories; stories that last. Wellington is convinced that the best stories deserve the best images and his goal is to deliver exactly that to his customers around the world. Wellington is an ex-fighter pilot and an alumni of Vancouver Film School for Cinematography. With his many years of experience, his work has been awarded numerous times by National Geographic, Sienna Int. Photo Awards, NYC Drone Film Festivals, Sony World Photography Awards, Los Angeles Drone Film Festivals, and many others. Wellington has worked with clients like EA Sports, DJI and Porsche.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Inspire 2 & Freefly Alta 8

Hometown: Munich, Germany 

Website: wellingtonvisuals.co


Mike Bishop is a creative director and film maker hailing from Alberta Canada. After graduating from British Columbia School of Technology he now has nearly two decades of experience in media creation for film and photography. Bishop has won many awards for his unique and groundbreaking work in aerial film making. Currently based in Los Angeles California, he is constantly traveling the world looking for new perspectives and unique stories to tell.

Currently Flying: DJI™ Phantom 4 PRO & DJI™ Inspire 2

Hometown: Alberta, Canada Canada

Website: mikebishop.tv


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