Drone Services by Licensed Commercial UAV Pilots

The FAA recently implemented new rules for the commercial usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) commonly referred to as “drones.” These new laws make it possible for all types of industries to legally and safely implement various drone services to support their business, help sell real estate, promote an event, document news, provide aerial surveys, create up-to-date mapping products and mapping imagery, create 3D scans of buildings and property, evaluate agricultural plots, and much more.

KerrvillePhoto.com is poised to take on new clients and provide new drone services now that the rules have taken effect. We currently offer aerial photography, aerial videography, topographic surveys, and 3d scanning. As the technology becomes available, we’ll be expanding our services and product lines even further, and will begin to serve the entire Texas hill country with competitively priced, valuable services and products, delivered by experienced professionals.

Experienced, you say?

Aaron Yates, owner and operator of KerrvillePhoto.com, has been operating UAVs since 2008, back before most people had even heard of a quadrocopter outside of model airplane communities. Aaron built and flew his own drones from his home as a hobby, and began attaching a GoPro to the drone soon after he mastered the flight skills. Since that time, Aaron has flown hundreds of hours, taken thousands of photographs, and recorded hours of video from UAVs. His work has been praised by drone operators around the state as being some of the best footage they’ve ever seen.

In addition to the drone expertise, Aaron Yates is also especially well-suited to offer the mapping, surveying, engineering, and 3d products, thanks to his 11 years in the land surveying industry. Aaron worked for his family’s land surveying business from 2001-2011 and specialized in CAD drafting, GIS mapping, architectural, topographic, and engineering design surveys. Thanks to this experience in the field, Aaron knows exactly what engineers, architects, and land surveyors need from a photogrammetry product/service, and has the knowledge, software, and skills to produce, test, and deliver an unparalleled service.

Yates’ experience in the real estate industry is also a major advantage. With knowledge of the legal and technical aspects of real estate thanks to the land surveying years, knowledge of the financial aspects of marketing and sales acquired via his finance degree from Schreiner University, and the experience of working closely with the best real estate brokers in the state of Texas since 2010, Aaron is indisputably one of the best real estate photographers and videographers in the state. Yates has worked for real estate agencies large and small, including:

  • Trip Duperier Texas Land Man
  • Texas Land Men
  • Jeff Soele – Texas Best Ranches
  • Howard Hood – Hood Real Estate, Inc.
  • Joe Ruple – Ruple Properties
  • Reno Realty Group
  • Century 21 The Hills
  • RE/MAX Kerrville
  • Realty Executives Kerrville
  • Keller Williams Fredericksburg
  • Fore Premier Properties of Kerrville
  • Jerrett Lamb – JVL Farm & Ranch
  • and many more…

Aaron’s work has been featured in countless magazines throughout the state, and featured on the cover on many publications, including Lands of Texas, Farm & Ranch Magazine, The Home Source, and many more. UAV services are a powerful addition to any real estate marketing effort.