• Rick Charles

Polaris Imagery: 2019 Year in Review

Updated: Jan 6


2019 was a great year for Polaris Imagery. New equipment and great photo shoots, published projects and momentum going into 2020.


Lets take a look at the highlights:


Equipment:

- Added a Nikon D810 to the bag

- Added Nikkor 200-500mm F/1:5.6 and 70-200mm F/1:2.8G II lenses to the bag

- Added Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 lens to the bag

- Added a Really Right Stuff TVC-3X Mk 2 tripod with BH-55 ball head to the bag


Projects:

- March photo shoot with Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance, Norfolk, VA

- April photo shoot of NYPD Aviation unit at Floyd Bennett Field, New York City

- May photo shoot of 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service, Washington, DC

- July photo shoot with Virginia Beach Police Department Helicopter Unit

- Drone aerial imaging of 22 acres of land for Lance Christmas of Angstadt Realty, Fredericksburg, VA

- December night photo shoot with Virginia Beach Police Department Helicopter Unit


Publications (See Features section of the Polaris Imagery site):

- January: PHI Air Medical calendar (3 images)

- June: ISnAP Journal of the International Society for Aviation Photography feature article of Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance

- June: National Police Dog Foundation newsletter covering 2nd Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service

- August: ISnAP Journal of the International Society for Aviation Photography feature article of the New York City Police Department Aviation Unit

- December: Images from day and night photo shoots of Virginia Beach Police Department Helicopter Unit MD-530F selected for publication by MD Helicopters, Inc. on their official Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts.


Also had some fun with drones, trains and an ambulance! (See videos at the end of this post)


Thanks for a great year and everyone's support. See you in 2020!


Rick











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