About Dean Kelly2018-05-09T22:43:13+00:00

Dean Kelly・Photographer

If you are looking for unbelievable renditions of art in aerial imagery.  Dean Kelly and his company, SkyPod Images (SPI) is an innovator and leader in his field. Skypod Images, is an officially Licensed Vendor of Photography for the University of Arizona offering beautiful never seen before prints of all University of Arizona landscapes and venues.

His parent company, Tucson Aerial Photography, LLC (TAP) has successfully captured over 150 stunning sites from Flagstaff, Bisbee to Rocky Point Mexico. Dean’s primary focus is on the surrounding Tucson Market. All prints are available on SWAE (Southwest Artists Emporium). These exclusive prints in Brushed Metal, Acrylic and White Aluminum are available right here in our webstore.

The artist’s work utilizes the latest in small RC Multicopter “Drone” technology including GPS and gyro-stabilized flight control systems to deploy sensors capturing aerial imagery in 4K HD video and ultra high resolution pictures capable of sizes over 12ft x 40ft, many of these are what you would see on this website.

Tucson Aerial Photography, LLC dba SkyPod Images,is a Veteran-owned (Desert Storm), family company. Dean, originally from Wisconsin, moved to Tucson in the early 80s and served 9 years active duty in the USAF. He has lived in the Southwest for over 36 years working mostly as a Financial Executive, and also attended the University of Arizona. Over the years, his community involvement includes board positions on, Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona, Imago Dei Middle School, American Red Cross, and Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson.

All Pilots fly with a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification Licenses. TAP’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s (UAV’s) also called Drones, are fully registered by the FAA.