Conrad Pope

Aerial photographer Conrad Pope is quick to tell you he doesn’t fly the plane, but he does go through many contortions to capture just the shot he wants from the open door of the small aircraft as his friend, the pilot, flies over the area.

Born in Fayetteville, NC, this sky high photographer has been interested in photography and astronomy since he was a child. Conrad, who now lives in Wilmington, NC, has had no formal training, although his one-time hobby has turned into a thriving business. Pope’s popular pieces show a bird’s eye view of Little River, Calabash, Ocean Isle Beach, Sunset Beach, Topsail and many other local areas in coastal North and South Carolina.