Shane hopes his ‘eye in the sky’ busi­ness will take off

The Corkman - - OPINION -

THERE is no doubt but t that cam­era drones s have trans­formed pho­tog­ra­phy, al­low­ing - peo­ple to cap­ture e im­ages of in­cred­i­ble beauty that have trans­formed how we view the ur­ban and d ru­ral ar­eas where we live e and work.

The explosion in the pop­u­lar­ity of aerial drone pho­tog­ra­phy means that there is not a day that goes by that you won’t see a stun­ning im­age in a news­pa­per or mag­a­zine taken by a drone op­er­a­tor us­ing one of their mag­nif­i­cent fly­ing ma­chines.

In­deed, a new in­dus­try has de­vel­oped up around the in­no­va­tion, with pro­fes­sional pho­tog­ra­phers now tak­ing to the skies to cap­ture pre­vi­ously unattain­able im­ages for their clients.

Lead­ing that rev­o­lu­tion in North Cork is Dro­magh-based Mun­ster Drone Ser­vices, which has been nom­i­nated in the ‘Best Start Up’ cat­e­gory in the 2017 IRD Duhal­low Busi­ness Awards.

Run by Shane O’Leary and his fa­ther De­nis, the com­pany leads the way in the pro­vi­sion of high qual­ity aerial works us­ing state-of-the-art un­manned aerial ve­hi­cles (UAV’S).

From some­thing as sim­ple as an aerial pho­to­graph of a pri­vate dwelling to a so­phis­ti­cated 3-D model of any prop­erty or build­ing, Mun­ster Drone

Ais­ling McAuliffe of North Cork Play Ther­apy pre­par­ing for a paint­ing ses­sion in the play­room.

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