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PAPA International: Professional Aerial Photographers' Association
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Are you an Aerial Photographer?

The Professional Aerial Photographers Association, International promotes ethical business practices, new technologies and practical training for its members worldwide. If you are in the aerial photography or aerial videography business, or connected with it PAPA invites you to join us.

About Aerial Photography

Taking high quality photographs from a moving plane or helicopter involves specialist skills and experience. Read about the history of aerial photography, and check out some of the award-winning images by PAPA members.

Need an Aerial Photographer?

PAPA members include some of the best aerial photographers across the USA, and worldwide. If you have a site you need photographed, you've come to the right place! Search the PAPA database for an aerial photographer in your area.


Eastern & Central Regional Meeting

in Cleveland, Ohio on the south shore of Lake Erie 

 Sat. Oct. 10th, Sun. Oct. 11th, 2015
Join us for double the information, networking, and fun!
A relaxed, informative, family-friendly event... see more: 

Details, Event Registration, Hotel Reservations here:


Plus New Options:
Saturday afternoon Staff Tour, at Crawford Auto and Aviation Museum, 2pm
(10 min. walk or 3 min. hotel shuttle ride)
Sunday afternoon Self-guided Tour, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
(admission fee and requires transit downtown)
Sunday Dinner at Focal Plane Photography world HQ, 5:30 home office tour beverages snacks,
6:30pm casual dinner by Chef Mark (15 min. drive from hotel)


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