Local Photographer Earns Rare Certification in Aerial Photography

Houston, TX, March 3, 2010- Sam Crimm, owner of Middle Tennessee Aerial Photography of Tullahoma, TN, is proud to announce that he has earned the designation of Certified Aerial Photographer through the Professional Aerial Photographers Association International (PAPA).

The PAPA Aerial Photographers’ Certification course requires an extensive skill set specific to photography from an airplane or helicopter including advanced photographic expertise, knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and air traffic control rules and regulations and an essential awareness for flight safety.

Currently less than 100 aerial photographers world-wide have received this certification,” said Pat Belanger, president of PAPA. “This award reinforces the fact that Sam Crimm has developed his proficiency to make his company competitive with the biggest and the best in the aerial imagery acquisition business.”

I am honored to have received this designation from PAPA,” said Crimm. “It means a lot to have my experience and expertise earn this rare designation.”

The Aerial Photographers Certification course and testing took place during PAPA’s International Conference that took place March 3-6, 2010 in Houston, TX.

Sam Crimm’s, Middle Tennessee Aerial Photography is located at 206 South Anderson St Tullahoma, TN and specializes in the finest aerial photography services for the real estate, construction and architectural markets. The company services Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia.

PAPA International, the Professional Aerial Photographers’ Association, is a professional trade organization, comprised of aerial photographers throughout the world. PAPA’s purpose is that of an educational group, dedicated to the promotion of high business ethics, helping members to provide quality service and products through shared experience.