Touch The Sky Images LLC was founded in 2017 in the city of Ukiah, CA. Our mission is to grow our aerial photography business to offer a wide range of services at affordable prices, becoming an industry leader in northern California.

About Us

Get to know us

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Touch The Sky Images LLC is owned and operated by James C. Snyder.


J.C.'s career history started with roofing and painting in Ohio at age 16, becoming a Utility Tech at Miami's Turkey Point nuclear power station in the mid-90's. J.C. was a retail manager for Software, Etc during college, following with a career path in PC repair, manufacturing, and laboratory work.

As a hobbyist J.C. is an avid video game player, collector and builder of game cabinetry. J.C. has been a radio-control enthusiast and camera shutterbug from an early age. The advent of drone technology and the unlimited commercial demand for it has manifested the founding of Touch The Sky Images LLC.

J.C. studied for a remote pilot license under flight instructor Jason Schappert, of Remotepilot101


J.C. passed the 14 CFR part 107 exam at

North Coast Air CATS testing center in Santa Rosa, CA, earning the privilege of holding a SUAS Remote Pilot License issued by the FAA in April 2017.


    Check List / Milestones

  • Business Name Availability Check: Completed

  • Feasibility Studies: Completed

  • Business Plan: Completed

  • Business Registration: Completed

  • FAA part 107 Pilot Certification: Completed

  • Purchase Drone Equipment and Software: Completed

  • LLC Bank Accounts: Completed

  • Online Payment Options: Completed

  • Company Website: Completed

  • Application and Obtaining Tax Payer’s ID: Completed

  • Business License and Permit: Completed

  • Liability Insurance Policy: Completed

  • Contract and Legal Documents: Completed

  • Company Logo: Completed

  • Graphic Designs and Printing: Completed

  • Creating Awareness Online / Locally: In Progress

Aerial photography is a new industry, and people want to know more about it.

We provide a free consultation to showcase our drone technology and services,

and will gladly answer all of your questions.


Our rates may vary depending on the scale of your project and where it is located. 


We look forward to working with you :)

Contact us for a free consultation.

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