First Light Blog

  • VIDEO: 2021 Fall Preview

    It's finally starting to get cool at night and in the mornings, so as summer starts to fade, I'm getting super excited for Fall and everything that comes with it. Check out this preview video I made using 2020 drone footage that shows what we can expect in just a few short weeks. Enjoy!
  • HIGHER: Aerial Photos From Around Boston

    I firmly believe that Boston is the best city in the US. It's historic, it's walkable, it's extremely clean for a major metropolitan area, and it's got natural beauty that is hard to find in cities of a similar size. These are some of my favorite aerial images of Boston that I've captured so far. Enjoy!
  • I'm A Pilot!

    Until this point, I've been flying my drone as a recreational pilot, which is the minimum for all drone operators. But, my skills have improved, so in May I decided to take my flying a bit more seriously. I committed to getting licensed by the FAA as a remote pilot in July, which would allow me to fly commercially to take on jobs and/or sell my images and footage. Spoiler alert: I passed!
  • Higher: Aerial Photos From Vermont

    We all have our favorite outdoor places to visit - somewhere that we find ourselves returning to time and time again. One of those places for me is Smuggler's Notch in northern Vermont. So, I grabbed Buzz the drone and set out to see what images I could capture from the air.
  • PHOTO STORY: The Best View in Vermont

    February is a long month in New England. This year, I got through the February blues with an impromptu ski day at Bolton Valley in Vermont.