Aerial Photography & Video Maleny & Hinterland

Aerial Photo MalenyWhen it comes to the art of Aerial Photography and Videography, Aerial View Photography provide the latest in cutting edge airborne photography and videography technology to capture Maleny & the Hinterland from the sky.

We accomplish this by making use of the most up to date RPAS, or Remotely Piloted Aircraft System technologies. These type of aircraft are more commonly known to most people as drones.

Aerial View Photography operations are based in Queensland’s attractive Sunshine Coast. We serve customers in a large geographical area, starting with Caloundra to the south, Maroochydore to Noosa to the north, thence stretching to Maleny and Hinterland areas in the west.

Other areas we commonly conduct operations include Gympie, Bribe Island, and areas north of Brisbane. But we don’t stop there. We are committed to making this technology available to all, and because of this we encourage clients who live outside of our usual service corridor to contact us.

We are happy to accommodate, within our available resources, for specific needs and geographical locations.


Those who may have never made use of the services of an aerial photography organisation may not be aware of the benefits on offer. In fact, it is very useful in a wide variety of situations. In many cases, businesses may be looking to gain a vital edge in their advertising campaigns, construction professionals may need to have a detailed aerial portfolio of a hard to reach area. A property owner may need access to images of their holdings from an overhead perspective.

In these and countless other scenarios, aerial photography technologies provide the solution to the issue, providing images of startling clarity, detail, and perspective. In many cases, the types of images captured by modern RPAS cannot be reasonably obtained by any other means.


Here at Aerial View Photography, we believe in building quality relationships with each and every customer, working hand in hand to make their vision a reality. To that end, we make practicing honesty, courtesy, and integrity a central part of how we do business. We take pride in treating every client as an individual, and aren’t satisfied until the job is done right.

Not only do we offer all customers full liability insurance, but we are fully accredited by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, CASA. This is a service that only licensed companies such as ours can offer, and this is just one of the ways in which customers can feel sure that they are working with the best in the field.

Aerial View Photography was created by Tony Ford, who now serves as Director and Chief UAV Controller. He has a team of skilled assistants who assist him in his field operational work and post production editing.


At Aerial View Photography, we work with a variety of client types. For direct or individual clients, we offer end to end service to help them in every phase of their project. This often includes duties such as pre-production planning, video/audio capture, and post editing. Some examples include the addition of the background music of choice, promotional logos, or animations.

Industry professionals can rely on us to provide any necessary technical support. This could include providing raw aerial footage that can compliment your footage providing an overall air/ground product for your customers.

We always uphold professional standards of operation, and our policies are codified as procedures and checklists that help to provide ongoing privacy and safety.

These include, but are not limited to:

  1. Pre-operation Risk and Job Safety Assessments.
  2. Advising aviation authorities, local councils and adjoining property owners of operation.
  3. Caution signage during the operation.
  4. On site Observers to assist the flight controller.

Pricing of various projects will differ due to the different requirements of individual operations. All prospective clients are encouraged to discuss their unique needs to enable us to provide a no cost, no obligation quote.


The following certifications are held by employees as well as Aerial View Photography Pty Ltd.

* UAV Operator’s Certificate

* UAV Controller Certificate

* Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Certificate of Proficiency

(Please be aware that only fully CASA licensed operators can legally use RPAs commercially and obtain the necessary insurances).


The Sunshine Coast offers pleasures and delights of astonishing diversity. On one hand, visitors and residence are offered the chance to indulge in the local beach culture, complete with fresh seafood, swimming, and surfing. On the other the have the opportunity to make their way a short distance inland, where they will find the picturesque landscape and quant country towns of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The order of the day is to indulge in a comfortable lodging at cozy bed and breakfast inns or a self contained cottage, shop at one of the many craft shops at the country markets or enjoy the art galleries before a great meal at a local restaurant.

Those looking for some outdoor activities may opt to go for a hike though the rainforest before taking a refreshing plunge at one of many crystal clear streams and cascading waterholes. A drive through the villages of Montville and Maleny, nestled among the majestic Ranges, offers sights and scenes from another age. A sure antidote for the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Only a view from high above can capture this picturesque landscape in all its majesty.


We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Simply enter your contact information into the forms provided, and we will get back to you most promptly.

Simply use the form below to get in touch with us or call us on 1300 857 512.