City in a Forest

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 120, 1/1250, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 22)]

Granite quarrying at Stone Mountain, Georgia was the area’s lifeblood for decades, employing many thousands. The excellent grade of building stone from the mountain was used in many notable structures, including the locks of the Panama Canal, the roof of the bullion depository at Fort Knox, Philadelphia’s Liberty National Building, and the steps in the east wing of the U.S. Capitol.

Downtown Stone Mountain, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 110, 1/3000, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 22)]

When you are selling real estate it is all about Location, Location, Location. For the Park Springs retirement community the location they are promoting is the proximity to Stone Mountain. The population was 5,802 according to the 2010 US Census. 

Club House at the Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 130, 1/1600, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 22)]

Drone photography is the newest Aerial form of photography. As long as you can get your photo from 400 feet or less then this is the best way to capture your property. If you have a massive location needing you to be 500 feet or better in height, then you need a helicopter or plane to get those shots.

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 130, 1/1000, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 22)]

While showing the Park Springs community near Stone Mountain, this wasn’t the only reason to shoot photos from a drone.

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 100, 1/1000, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 8.4)]

Showing the lake in the middle of the community was also important. From the air you get a great perspective.

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 100, 1/1250, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 8.4)]

Right next to the property is also a golf course. This is really impossible to show from the ground as it relates to the retirement community.

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 110, 1/2000, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 8.4)]

While I was flying the drone and showing the client the images, they commented on from the air you do see how Atlanta is the City of Trees.

Park Springs Retirement community in DeKalb County, Georgia [DJI Air 2s, Mode = Normal, ISO 100, 1/1600, ƒ/2.8, (35mm = 8.4)]

The city of Atlanta, Georgia has a reputation as the “city in a forest” due to its abundance of trees, uncommon among major cities. Tree coverage was estimated at 47.9% for 2008 in a 2014 study.

Are you using aerial photography to help communicate your location and what surrounds your business? Give me a call and we can get it done for you.