about Us

We're a team of experienced aerial photographers with the equipment to meet your needs, the portfolio to prove it, and customer service that can't be beat. 

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The pilot

The Photographer

The engineer

Tim Ray serves as President of Vantage Point. He has flown multiple aircraft since the age of 16 including light fixed-wing airplanes, C-130s and gliders for the Air Force, and a variety of unmanned aircraft/drones. He has a BS in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an MBA from Colorado State University.

Mike Laughlin serves as the Director of Operations. He holds a BA in Art/Photography from Winthrop University with a minor in Mass Communication/Journalism. Mike oversees all training and supervision of our photographers, while supervising day-to-day scheduling and customer service.

Lindsey Ray serves as Vice President. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering from Colorado State University. Lindsey's former work for Kodak and love for photography contributed to her founding the company in 2006. She handles business development, billing, payroll and bookkeeping.


why us?

- FAA Licensed Drone Operators

- FAA Licensed Pilots

- Professionally Trained Aerial Photographers

- Fully Insured

- Corporate and Government Billing Available

- Drone, Mast System and Full-size Aircraft Available

- Over 13 Years of Experience in Aerial Photography

- Second-to-None Customer Service

- Quantity Discounts for Regularly Scheduled Photos

- Veteran-Owned Business

our favorites


Our passion for aerial photography started with flying. From fire-fighting C-130s to single-engine Cessnas to "no-engined" gliders, we've flown 'em and love 'em all!


We flew "drones" before it was cool. This is one of our last original electric model helicopters used for aerial photography before we got on the drone bandwagon.


Because early morning lighting for our aerial photography requires an early wake-up. We snapped this photo while visiting Lucky Goat Coffee Co in Florida.

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