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E-mail: skypic@rocketmail.com
Aero Photo, Inc., 801 Main Street, Wareham, MA 02571
telephone: 508-295-5551


Aero Photo, Inc. is an aerial photography service covering New England, the eastern seaboard, Florida and the Caribbean. For more than twenty-five years we have been providing the highest quality custom aerial photography service to advertising agencies, architectural & engineering firms, construction companies, consultants, corporations, developers, financiers, property owners, realtors, sports teams, boaters, colleges and many others.

Nothing shows the value or location of your property better than an aerial photograph. We operate our own specially equipped long-range aircraft, our own color lab, and our own digital scanning facility in order to maintain the highest quality standards and to offer the fastest possible service. Joseph R. Melanson has logged over 7,000 hours in airplanes and helicopters as a full-time aerial photographer. All of our photographs are taken on 2" x 3" negatives or with professional digital equipment for extraordinary clarity and detail. You may view over 10,000 of our scenic photos of the U.S. and the Caribbean on this website.

We have provided the highest quality custom aerial photography service to thousands of customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private homeowners. Some of the many clients who have had excellent results with our aerial photography include: Boston Magazine - Red Bull - Wentworth Institute - Harvard Medical School - Boston Red Sox - National Park Service - Marriott - U.S. Postal Service - Caramoor Center for the Performing Arts - Coalition for Buzzards Bay - Cumberland Farms - Gary Handel & Assoc. - Eastern Yacht Club - Legg Mason - GMAC Financial - Stop & Shop - Neoscape, Inc. - University of Massachusetts - Field Turf International - Boston University - Milton Academy - Colby College - Agfa - CVS - VHB - FST - John Hancock Real Estate - Millennium Partners - Fidelity Investments - Sunoco - and many others.

To view many examples of our custom photography, visit this page: Custom Shoot Examples.


We are available for aerial photography in Florida and the Bahamas, Call Joe Melanson 772-487-7243 for a quote.


In order to request a custom shoot, please telephone us at 772-486-7243 or email <skypic@rocketmail.com. Please include your telephone number if sending an email. We will call you to discuss the specific requirements of your shoot. We wait for perfect weather, a crystal clear day with no haze or clouds.

The fee includes up to twenty-five views. The types of pictures you will receive include:

  • traditional straight down (shows overview of the land, roads, etc.)
  • angle shots (for design of buildings and distant objects such as cities and the water views)
  • close-ups (will show excellent detail of buildings or small parcels of land)
  • distant and large areas (shows features as far as 15 to 20 miles from your site)

We will send the jpg images to you on a CD or upload them to your FTP site, if applicable. Each photo is identified by a unique stock number. Please use this number when ordering.

Included in the fee is one (1) of the following packages:

  • two 13" x 19" size enlargements
  • five 8.5" x 11" enlargements OR
  • licensing right to one picture for marketing purposes; includes a high grade scan.

If you wish to reproduce an Aero Photo picture for use in marketing or advertising or on a webpage, we will supply the image as a digital high-grade color-corrected scan. The fee starts at $350.00. The usual file size is 25 megabytes, which results in an 8" x 10" output size at 300 dpi. We can also provide any file size up to 200 megabytes at 4000 dpi for an additional fee. Your options for transmission of the image are the following: we can upload the image to our website for you to download, upload it to your FTP site if applicable, or ship the scan to you on a CD. Please visit our Licensing Rights page for more information.

All photographs are registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.


Size Price
8.5" x 11" $50.00 each (minimum order: 2 of the same photo)
13" x 19" $98.00
16" x 20" $125.00
20" x 30" $188.00
24" x 36" $348.00
30" x 45" $398.00
Larger Murals Call for quote


Size Price
8" x 10" $48.00 each (minimum order: 2 of the same photo)
8.5" x 11" $50.00 each (minimum order: 2 of the same photo)
16" x 20" $98.00
20" x 24" $188.00
24" x 30" $348.00
30" x 40" $398.00
Larger Murals Call for quote
Quantity Discounts Call for quote

Payment must accompany all orders. MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express are accepted.

To view many examples of our custom photography, visit this page: Custom Shoot Examples.

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