Photography and Pilot

DJI Phantom 4 Professional
Provided by FnGravity LLC
Great Falls, VA
About the Service

The order of that Listing Name is important. 40+ years of photography experience. 20+ years of videography. 30+ years piloting "real" planes. Oh, and a commercial drone pilot as well. Huge attention to detail, safety, and getting you what you want and need. Testimonials from clients say more than I can:

"Danny Burk has worked for us for numerous jobs. He has become our 'go to' pilot for any flights that are anywhere close to his service area. He follows our instructions to the finest detail, but his efforts go beyond that. Danny always thinks through what we're trying to accomplish and goes out of his way to take more stills and videos than we ask for to be sure we can accomplish what we need. He's waited at sites until the weather has been as close to perfect as possible. He is careful with lighting and frames his work logically and esthetically. And as a commercial pilot of 'real' planes, he is ultra-aware of safety considerations. I highly recommend hiring Danny for any of your drone needs." A. Shulgina

"On a project with a quick turnaround, Danny got the job done, asked the right questions, and came up with suggestions to make the final product even more efficient. Definitely would recommend." ShowMyProperty.TV

"Working with Danny has been a pleasure. Our team has used Danny and f(n)Gravity for multiple locations across the Northeast. We look forward to continuing our relationship!" J. Lane, Executive Producer,

"Danny, thank you for the great work! We love the photos and the video you put together using different shots. Your collaboration on this project is absolutely top notch and I would like to invite you back again once we get further into the project. 100% satisfied with the results! The photos are terrific and the approach to capture video on the property was excellent! Thank you again for the great work!" L.C.

"Great to work with! Followed our instructions perfectly and got all the shots we needed. Highly recommended! We will definitely use again."S. Rose,

About the Drone

Phantom 4 Pro v2.0 with:
* 1-inch camera (“CMOS”) sensor shoots:
* 4K video at up to 60 frames per second.
* 20 megapixel photos in JPG and/or RAW formats.
* OcuSync 2.0 HD transmission system for stable connectivity and reliability
* 5 directions of obstacle sensing ensuring additional safety.
* Nearly 30 minutes of flight time per battery.

I bring a backup of all gear (including a backup Phantom 4 and remote control system) to each shoot in case of any equipment issues. I shoot ground photography with a Canon 5D Mark IV using a 24-70mm telephoto lens.

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Real Estate
Clean Energy
Drone Features
Drone Battery Capacity: 5870 mAh
Battery Weight: 468 grams
Battery Power: 15.2 V
Charger Voltage: 17.4 V
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Lens Aperture: 2.8
Still Camera Resolution: 20 megapixels
Built-in Camera: Yes
Lens Field of View: 84 degrees
Video File Formats: AVC
Maximum Image Size: 5472 ÌÑ 3648
Photo File Formats: DNG
Maximum Bitrate of Video Storage: 100 Mbps
Sensor Name: 1‰Ûª‰Ûª CMOS
Shutter Speed: 8/1/00 seconds
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Transmitter Power: 17 dBm
Controller Battery Capacity: 6000 mAh
Controller Frequency: 2.4 GHz
Control Type: 7000 meters
Control Type: Remote Control + Phone/Tablet
Controller Voltage: 7.4 V
Live View Quality: 1
Mobile Device Holder: Smartphone
Photo ISO Range: 100- 12800
Live View: Yes
Video ISO Range: 100 - 6400
Live View Frequency: 5.8 GHz
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Material Used in Body of Drone: Magnesium
Automatic Landing Feature: Yes
Position Hold: Yes
Altitude Hold: Yes
GPS Compatible: Yes
Collision Avoidance: Yes
Foldable: Yes
LED Lights: 2
Motor Type: Brushless
Follow Me Capable: Yes
Minimum Operating Temperature: 0 °C
Output Ports: 4
Software Type: Proprietary
Ready to Fly: Yes
Autonomous Flight Feature: Yes
Material Used in Rotors of Drone: Carbon Fiber
Wingspan or Diagonal Length: 350 mm
Weight: 1388 grams
Stabilization: 3 axis
Number of Rotors: 4
Maximum Flying Time: 30 minutes
Maximum Flying Speed: 20 m/s
Maximum Ascent Speed: 6 m/s
Return to Home Feature: Yes
Flight Planning Feature: Yes
Maximum Operating Temperature: 40 °C
Maximum Flying Altitude: 6000 meters
Maximum Descent Speed: 4 m/s
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SD Card Types: Micro SD
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About the Provider

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Part 107 Commercial UAS (Drone) Pilot. Pilot since 1991 with both commercial and instrument ratings and over 350 hours as pilot-in-command. I am current.

FAA permission to fly at night (Daylight Waiver).

20+ years of commercial and personal videography work including recording and post-production work.

I can produce full 4K video, high res still photography, and uploadable video for commercial and private use. Productions either with or without narration and/or appropriate background effects.

Former real estate attorney, can assist with identifying appropriate shots/videos for presentation to local governments.

Successfully obtained TSA permission to fly in DC-FRZ for specific missions.
Have ongoing airspace authorization for:
Dulles (IAD)
Charlottesville VA (CHO)
Dover AFB (DOV)
Easton MD (EAS)
Frederick MD (FDK)
Hampton VA (Langley AFB LFI)
Lynchburg VA (LYH)
Martin State MD (MTN)
Martinsburg WVa (MRB)
Salisbury MD (SBY)
Quantico VA (NYG) 

Email Address
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FAA Drone Registration
FAA Remote Pilot Certification
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$100.00 Per Hour
Booking Start 05:00 am
Booking End 10:00 pm
Max Hrs. Per Day 12:00
Service start 05:00 am
Service end 10:00 pm
$100.00 x 17 hrs x 0 days x 1 Qty
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