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Perspective is powerful. Whether it’s the Madison skyline over Lake Monona or the first rays of sun peeking out from behind a dense forest of pines, an image from the air packs a special punch. And aerial photography is also as versatile as the drone itself. From real estate shots from the sky to construction time lapses to crisp videos of cityscapes, we can work together to imagine and capture exactly what you’re looking for.


My name is Dan Corcoran, and I’m the owner of Forward Focus Photography, based out of Madison, WI. I’m a marketing specialist in my full-time job, so I understand just how important images and video are for any business, especially in the digital age. Website, social media, advertisements, YouTube, email newsletters – the list is never-ending. And stock images won’t work when you need to showcase a home for sale or the progress of a construction project.  But you also don’t want to spend money for a final project that isn’t up to your specifications. Whatever your aerial or real estate photography needs are, I’m here to ensure that the job gets done and gets done correctly. Feel free to schedule a call or tap the button below to get a quote for your project


A collection of drone photography work from Madison, WI, to Door County, and more.





No matter where you are in Wisconsin, we can make your real estate photography plans a reality – from residential real estate for realtors, real estate companies, and those selling their own homes to photography of your home or vacation home as personal keepsakes.

Residential Real Estate

If you’re a real estate agent, or if you’re selling your own home, you know that photos and videos of a home will be a vital part of the buyer’s first impression. We’re equipped to take photos (and videos) from the ground level and from the air to help you make a stellar first impression with buyers.

Commercial Real Estate

Aerial photography of commercial real estate is a necessity. Many properties and developments need to be captured from the air because of their sheer size. And that’s where we come in. We have the gear, insurance coverage, and expertise to get the job done right. We’re based in Madison, but we’re willing to travel so you get the best service, regardless of where your project is located.

Personal Use

First home? Vacation home? Prints? Digital? No matter your needs, we’re here to help. Past projects we’ve worked on like this include photos of a home and property in the four different seasons. Your home or property is such a big part of your life, and we want your vision to come to reality – however you’d like it to be documented.



Are you licensed to fly a drone?
I have the Remote Pilot Certificate from the Federal Aviation, obtained by passing the aeronautical knowledge test for Unmanned Aircraft General – Small (UAG). The certificate allows me to fly drones commercially under the FAA’s Small UAS Rule (Part 107). Additionally, my drone is registered through the FAA.
Are you insured?
Yes, I have a drone-specific liability coverage. If you have any additional questions regarding the liability coverage, please send me an email.
How much will a typical project cost?
Due to the custom nature of most projects, I don’t have a typical price point for an average engagement. Outside of a minimum investment of $500 per project, I will work with you to develop a project price that accomplishes your goals within your budget.
How high can you fly a drone?
Under § 107.51 of FAA Part 107, commercial drone pilots are permitted to fly up to 400 feet above ground level, unless the drone is 1) flown within a 400-foot radius of a structure; and (2) does not fly higher than 400 feet above that structure’s immediate uppermost limit.
Do you do work outside of Madison?
Absolutely! We’re based in Madison, but we’re happy to travel to make your project happen. Don’t let distance keep you from reaching out. If you have a question, just reach out via email, and we’re happy to chat with you.