Meet Melanie and Slingshot Aerospace team
We were honored to photograph an inspiring new company, Slingshot Aerospace, in the vineyards near Buellton, CA, with a follow-up session at Hermosa Beach, CA. As detailed on their website (https://www.slingshotaerospace.com/about-us/), "Slingshot is a cutting-edge leader in providing the next generation of signal processing artificial intelligence." The company was co-founded in 2015 by Thomas Ashman and Melanie Stricklan "with the express mission of providing growers and crop managers with the tailored and flexible low-altitude remote sensing, data processing, and crop consulting services to make informed decisions to manage costs, improve yields and reduce water consumption." The Slingshot Aerospace team has now expanded into broader markets to "provide our solutions and geospatial insights allow customers worldwide to make valuable decisions utilizing Earth Observation data, the world’s largest untapped data source, and other ancillary data sources." We were thrilled to photograph Thomas, Melanie and their amazing team in action. It's simply refreshing to spend time with fellow entrepreneurs!