Aerial photography hire in Godalming
Aerial Image Masters is based in Godalming. We are available for work on any aerial photography projects in Godalming and can travel to any parts of the UK and beyond. We can bring that perfect aerial still photograph or video to your project through our mastery of aerial photography.
Aerial Image Masters always delivers stunning results on all projects because of our professionalism, skill and consistency of approach-we take care of logistics, planning and execution. Worried about legal implications? We are a professional company so we fully understand laws related to aerial photography. Your project will be completed without any incidents, interference, or delays. We use pre-shoot risk assessment to ensure the overall safety of the shoot, and legal adherence to prevailing laws in the local area.
We’d be delighted to hear any ideas you may have for your project and can offer professional guidance. Please give us a call today. Two members of the Aerial Image Masters team are delegated to work on every shoot and they come equipped with modern and flexible photography equipment to ensure the best results on your project. Before any aerial photography flights, we make sure the weather is ok. When we are unconvinced, we will reschedule the session for a later date without any extra charge. If we can’t reschedule, we will offer a full refund.
Stunning Aerial Photography
Aerial images are no longer solely for big-budget productions. The versatility afforded with drone technology allows for high quality photography with an affordable price and portable kit.
Engaging Aerial Film
UAVs, or “drones”, allow for stunning productions. For aerial filming services, we provide a drone pilot plus a camera operator and have a choice of three drones all providing broadcast quality images up to 4k resolution.
Fully Compliant Services
We work in full compliance with the CAA rules and regulations in order to ensure that your project is not only visually stunning, but is also up to the industry’s highest safety and privacy standards.
Professional & Skilled
Established in 2014, Aerial Image Masters is a drone filming and photography company based in Brighton, working locally as well as throughout the UK and Europe.
Godalming Drone Photography Experts
We offer professional Godalming filming and photography services here at Aerial Image Masters. We are able to deliver solutions that are carefully tailored to your needs, whether you are after a simple shoot for a two-hour event, or require a large-scale shoot spanning across days or weeks, such as a TV or Film production. We will work together with you to be certain we deliver the best possible results.
We can offer a basic editing service, or simply give you the raw footage at the end of the shoot. Get in touch with us today and we’d be delighted to discuss your ideas and to help you make them reality.
Aerial photography session costs
Commercial, industrial and heritage aerial imaging is now more affordable than ever.
You can book a full 2-hour session here at Aerial Image Masters starting from £250; this session covers two drones, a two-person team, drone insurance and risk assessment.
For a personalised price that meets your needs, get in touch with us to discuss your project today.
What is the meaning of aerial/drone photography?
In the not too distant past, a costly filming crew in a helicopter was the only viable way to get quality aerial shots of locations and events. Aerial shoots were, therefore, exclusively the realm of Hollywood and companies with deep pockets.
Today, you can get the same aerial shots as the big Hollywood studios armed with just a drone fitted-out with high quality cameras, without paying over the odds. The aerial view presented by a drone can give an interesting take for any setting.
Professional drone photographers work as a team split between controlling the drone and manoeuvring the camera so as to achieve the best possible results.
Aerial photography can be useful in a wide range of situations, from better aerial coverage at that local festival to a better view of the landscape during a construction project.
AIM aerial photography System
Our preferred choice of drones here at AIM are DJI models. The Inspire 1 allows us to record dramatic shots regardless of the situation due to the 4K broadcast-level camera attached to it. With the 360-degree gimble on the Inspire 1 increasing stability, we are able to cover every possible angle without any loss of detail.
We are able to deliver great shots on all still or video shoots due to the excellent features of the Inspire. The compact and durable Mavic Pro is another camera we use in addition to the Inspire 1. The model is also capable of capturing excellent stills and videos as a result of a 4K camera. With the gimble on the camera, we are able to easily take vertical shots.
With the Mavic, we are able to navigate areas that are otherwise hard to reach with larger drones, like the Inspire 1, as it is not just lightweight but can manoeuvre beautifully during flight. The battery time on each of the drones is around 20 minutes but we always come prepared with the right number of backup batteries required to get the job done. We also have the Sony A7 camera and a gimble, for exceptional handheld shots on every project.
Why Go With Aerial Image Masters Godalming?
With the bespoke aerial video and still photography service we offer here at Aerial Image Masters, you are guaranteed unbeatable results on all your projects. Regardless of the scope of the project, we are always thrilled to be taking stunning images from the sky. As an experienced aerial photography company, we have worked for many clients in the Godalming area in the last few years.
We have a wide range of camera equipment, which makes it easy for us to deliver excellent results regardless of project specifications. Our creativity, knowledge and passion shines through during every project.
We are always happy to work with our clients to come up with the perfect shots. Whatever your budget, project location and exact needs, you can be certain that we will create a unique solution for you.
As a company insured up to the tune of £5 million, you never have to worry about additional expenses over the course of your project. Included in our packages are a two-person team made up of pilot and camera operator, minimum two drones, pre-site check, risk assessments, and footage transfer.
When is aerial photography needed?
. From sporting events to film and TV, forestry surveying, real estate, building surveys and cartography, aerial photography has a wide array of applications, including of course, weddings. That is by no means an exhaustive list as whatever you imagine aerial photography can be useful for, it can be done. A major advantage of aerial photography is low down photographs can be achieved as easily as aerial photographs.
Drones have camera gimbleswhich have a stabilising effect, making them a suitable substitute for a steady-cam. You might have noticed that many TV programmes use drone shots to take fascinating angles which are used to lay emphasis on an object, show a point of view, or switch up the setting of a scene.
Drone photography laws
The Civil Aviation Authority has laws for the flying and use of commercial drones. Aerial Image Masters always fly within the parameters of these laws and remain at the top level of professional and ethical boundaries.
The CAA state that a drone must: directly be in the pilot’s VLOS or line of sight be flown at a minimum distance of 150 metres away from places that are congested not be higher than 400ft above the ground and not be more than 1,640ft or 500 metres from the pilot not be directly overhead of (at any height) or within 50 meters of persons, vehicles, vessels and property unless those persons are ‘under the control of the pilot’ You don’t have to worry about the rules as we as the professionals are there to apply them to our work.
You can rest assured we have sufficient experience in drone law and we can’t wait to talk about your needs for your projects and how best we can achieve the results you want.
Clients for aerial photography and applications
There are too many drone photography applications to count. You may find examples of some of our past projects below, but if you would like to do some other project, please let us know by contacting us:
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