Hover Solutions, LLC

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.
  • Kevin H.

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    nathaniel was ver punctual and professional and took grat photos which he sent within 24 hours so i could post on our for sale listing

    Dec 2, 2017Verified
  • Andy P.

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    Nathanael did an excellent job overall with my real estate listing photos. He selected very flattering angles and the image quality is excellent. Highly recommend.

    Oct 6, 2017Verified

About this pro

- Safe, professional, and experienced (we've been flying drones longer than the majority of UAS operators in the USA!). - Fleet of 10 aircraft designed to meet our clients' specific needs. - More than 1500 flights completed for our clients. - $3M in liability insurance. - Price-matching: If our competition can beat our rates, we'll match them! Ask us for more details. - Experts in the navigating the complicated airspace situations that exist in Maryland and the DC area. - Airspace authorizations for BWI, Dulles, Frederick, and more! Hover Solutions retains the copyright to any images it creates for hire unless otherwise requested or stated in the terms of contract. Additional charges may apply for transfer of copyright. We love the marriage of art and engineering that allows a single person to shoot videos that would otherwise take a multi-person film crew. We live for that "oh wow!" moment when our clients see the product for the first time.

Years in business

3

Times hired on Thumbtack

12

Number of employees

3

Background check

Completed
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Photos and Videos

16 photos and 6 videos

    Q & A

    • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
      Our primary cost factors are: - Nature of work - Time on-site - Travel time - Editing time Discounts are available for multi-hour work, multi-day work, educational/non-profit work, and in a few other cases. Please share your budget and vision with us to see if we can accommodate you. Other cost factors: - Licensing and copyright - Advance airspace access and paperwork - Need for specialized software Some of our basic packages: - Residential real estate: Single location, less than 1 hr of travel time one-way, 6-10 exterior photographs, edited: $165 - Commecial real estate: Single location, less than 1 hr of travel time one-way, 10-20 exterior photographs, edited: $200 - Residential real estate: Above + edited video: $345 - Commercial real estate: Above + edited video: $445 - Event photography (private): $150/hr on-site, $65/hr editing
    • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
      1) Airspace check - is the area open for flight, will we need a waiver/authorization, or are drones not allowed there, period? 2) Discover or clarify the client's vision for the project. How many shots? What kind of final product? What style? What lighting? 3) Provide our client with an estimate that reflects our time spent on site, our post-production work, and any other potential costs. Draft a license agreement for the images collected. 4) Work with the client to establish a plan for the on-site work. 5) Meet with the client on-site and set up any necessary safety gear; get situated and familiar with the work environment. 6) Operate! Fly, take photos, work with the creative directors on site, if any. 7) Confirm the rough product with the client. 8) Perform any post-production work and confirm the finished product with the client 9) Deliver!
    • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
      Certificates: - Section 333 Exemption allowing commercial UAV operation on small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). - Remote pilot certificates issued under 14 CFR Part 107 for all pilots - One pilot with an additional Private Pilot license for manned aircraft Software proficiency: - Adobe CC, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, and After Effects - Pix4D Pro for mapping, orthomosaics, GIS and AutoCAD products, 3D models, digital surface models, and survey-related data. Systems proficiency: - DJI aerial systems, Yuneec aerial systems, Parrot aerial systems, PixHawk systems. - DJI GO app, DJI GO 4 app, Pix4D Capture, Groundstation Pro, SkyCatch, Litchi. Authorizations/Waivers: - Authorized for controlled airspace in sections of Frederick, MD, and near Baltimore, MD (Class D and B respectively). Authorized for specific portions near Dulles (Class B). - Waiver for nighttime operations.

    Business hours

    Eastern Time Zone
    SundayClosed
    Monday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Tuesday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Wednesday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Thursday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Friday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Saturday4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
    Coverage Area for Hover Solutions, LLC is about 100+ miles of Rockville, MD.