A world of exploration, inspection, and creativity, all with safety in mind.

ThoroughDrones is now available for hire for aerial photography and videography for real estate, surveillance, construction, industrial inspections, weddings, and much more. State-of-the-art GPS-guided equipment with fail-safe allows for longer flight times and safer operation for our clients.

We are FAA-certified to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for hire.

Introductory rates (subject to future change) start at $75 for single-family house roof inspection or $150 / hour (1 hour minimum) for all other photography and videography.

What is a drone?

A drone (or UAS, or UAV) is an unmanned, remotely controlled aerial platform that allows for use of cameras, sensors, and other mountable tools that help to accomplish specific tasks in a safe and effective manner. Though cameras (both still photo and video) are the most common tool mounted on many drones, other sensors (like infra-red sensors) and tools (micro projectors, flying banners, etc.) can be attached and flown.


Now, More Than Just Drones

Thoroughdrones is pleased to announce that we have added the top-of-the-line DSLR crop-sensor camera, the Nikon D7200, to our capabilities, enabling our customers the finest quality images of the interior of your real estate listing, not just the exterior. The Nikon D7200 has been heralded by top photographers Ken Rockwell, Tony Northrup, and many others, …

About / Services

ThoroughDrones is owned and operated by FAA-certified professionals operating in the Western Maryland, Northern Virginia (NOVA), and West Virginia Eastern Panhandle regions (Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, and Hampshire Counties).

Our equipment is the Autel X-Star Premium with 4K video at 30 frames per second (60 FPS at 2.7K), 12 megapixel still images, all stabilized by an outstanding 3-axis gimbal. The Autel X-Star Premium also includes some autonomous flight modes and GPS-guided fail-safe to ensure a safe, predictable, and pleasant experience for our clients. This equipment is easy to upgrade and will be upgraded as improvements in the equipment are offered to the market by the manufacturer. We also have the DJI Phantom 3 Standard for autonomous aerial mapping / photogrammetry applications.

ThoroughDrones offers any services that may require an aerial photo or video.*  Services include but are not limited to:

  • Real Estate aerial photo and video
  • Construction site inspection
  • Aerial photography for use with surveying / photogrammetry / 3D modeling / stockpile volume
  • Roof inspection
  • Weddings / events

Contact us today for your aerial photography or videography needs!

*Drones may be prohibited in certain areas by state or local law / ordinance, or by FAA flight restrictions.

Contact Us

Contact Jared to schedule your aerial photos and videos

Phone: (317) 225-2452

Email: thoroughdrones@gmail.com