Stolen Drone and Photography gear


While on our honey moon to California, on the very last day of our trip, we let our guard down while getting a meal at a busy restaurant and not being used to or not thinking about how bad the crime in San Francisco actually is, I thought it safe to leave things in our vehicle in a busy well lit parking lot that even had a security car driving around. Upon returning to the rental vehicle about an hour later we found the window broken out and all of my drone equipment I use for my business as well as all of my luggage with clothes, car and house keys, passports, etc was gone. A sad end to our wonderful trip and because we didn’t have travel insurance it won’t be covered. 

If anyone has ever had anything stolen, you know it’s the things you can never get back that matter most the to you. The same goes for our case as our biggest loss was the high quality drone footage of all the special places we just visited together and photos of us, thankfully the DJI app saved the low quality images or we’d have nothing at all. As you well know, if you follow my page we’re passionate about being together, traveling and photography and I do a lot of it to share on here due to how much passion I have for drone photography. 

Anything at all would be awesome to help get back to normal with our work and photography. Knowing it’s a hard time of the year (Christmas) to be asking for funding so if you’re unable to give even a dollar, prayers and sharing our GoFundMe would be a blessing! Thank you all and more amazing photography to come later on, Merry Christmas.


  • Rekha Joshy  
    • $40 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 7 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $18 
    • 7 mos
  • Craig Ledbetter 
    • $100 
    • 7 mos
  • Jeremy Victory 
    • $20 
    • 7 mos
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Joel Ledbetter 
Winslow, AR
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