Contact: 208.861.2477 | lgeis@idahoairships.com

The Idaho Airships, Inc. Office (Panorama).

Idaho Airships, Inc. is a forensic and technical imaging company.

Our customers and subjects have included Walt Disney World®, The NFL® Super Bowl®, various NCAA® Bowl Games, the PGA®, Sea World®, Major League Baseball®, The Olympics®, Turner Broadcasting®, ESPN®, NFL Films®, ABC’s Wide World of Sports®, and some of the most notable production companies, casinos, theme parks, resorts and residences in the nation. Perhaps our most interesting work; aerial night video of Shamu’s performance at Sea World in San Diego, CA.

In 3/11 Leo A. Geis was inducted as the 29th Master Aerial Photographer in the world (by PAPA; the Professional Aerial Photographers Association, International). Leo is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Flash Pro, an Adobe Certified Expert Web Specialist and an Adobe Certified Expert Video Specialist, a Certified Aerial Photographer (by the Professional Aerial Photographers Association, International), Trained and Certified in LiDAR theory and data interpretation, and an ITC-Certified Level III Thermographer.1 He is the only Master Aerial Photographer in the world who is also an Adobe Certified Expert in either Photoshop or Premiere, and is the only Master Aerial Photographer in the world who is also a Certified Thermographer.

Leo A. Geis is OSHA-30 Certified in General Industry.

Idaho Airships, Inc. was a top 100 finalist as The Most Entrepreneurial Company in America, as identified by MailBoxesEtc. in 1998-our first full year in business. Idaho Airships, Inc.’s national exposure includes the December, 2004 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine, recognition by the SBA/SBDC, and articles in McGraw-Hill, Gannett, et. al. publications.2

In early 2008 Idaho Airships, Inc. was identified as a significant element of the technological infrastructure in Idaho by Idaho TechConnect and the Idaho Department of Commerce.3 In August, 2009 this blog was selected by our Fox affiliate KTRV as one of the Treasure Valley’s best, and in September, 2009 we were featured as a success story on Adobe’s website outlining our customer service capabilities. In 2010 Leo served as sole judge at the PAPA Iron Photoshop competition in Tampa, FL.

Leo A. Geis has been honored to serve as Moderator of Adobe’s online Community Help for Photoshop®, Premiere Pro®, and Flash Professional®, on Adobe’s Creative Suite Prerelease Team, on the Professional Advisory Committee for Stevens-Henager College, and as a faculty member of Law Seminars International.

Idaho Airships, Inc. has performed digital work ranging from the scanning of archival 4×5’s of the original Lewis & Clark Expedition Journal to restoring images of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration, Marilyn Monroe, Queen Elizabeth II, and an aerial photograph of the attack on Pearl Harbor imaged by a Japanese Squadron Leader.

In May, 2015 Idaho Airships, Inc. received the Veterans of Foreign Wars Meritorious Service Award.

Idaho Airships, Inc.’s compositional predispositions are objective. Our equipment and processes are calibrated. Our products are technically correct and forensically defensible.4


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  1. According to FLIR, Level III is the most advanced infrared training available. A Level III Thermographer is a Master Thermographer.
  2. FW Dodge Intermountain Contractor, April 2001, “The Renaissance of Construction Imaging,” pp19-21; IQ Idaho, Volume 5, Issue 8, Small Business Industry Outlook (industry leader roundtable), pp42-47; and various PAPAViews, the periodic journal of the Professional Aerial Photographers Association, International (hardcopies on file).
  3. Hardcopy on file.
  4. A comprehensive .pdf is available by request-subsequent to a Conflicts Check-and includes a CV, documentation of DoD Secret Clearance, OSHA 30 Certification, Idaho ECCW, Class 1 LiDAR Theory & Data Interpretation Certification, LiDAR NIST Trace, and other personal awards & recommendations (Eagle Scout, USAF NCO Leadership School Honor Graduate, etc.). Proof of insurance and business licensure is also available.