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Aerial photography professionals in Herstmonceux

Aerial Image Masters provides aerial photography solutions in Herstmonceux. We are available for work on any aerial photography projects in Herstmonceux and can travel to any parts of the UK and beyond. We are able to transform any projects from ordinary to exceptional with our aerial imagery.

When working with us on your aerial photography project, you can count on us to take care of logistics, planning and execution- we will also bring new, innovative ideas to the table! We are a professional outfit so you do not need to worry about the legalities as we have all the knowledge to advise and assist to ensure your project runs without a hitch. We include a thorough risk assessment in every project to ensure every aspect of the shoot is within the confines of the law, and to maximise the safety of the process.

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. Aerial Image Masters will provide a two-person team for every shoot, as well as all the up to date and versatile photography equipment needed to ensure that the service we provide gets the best results possible. We always assess the weather before we begin our aerial photography session and in the event of inclement conditions, we will reschedule the session free of charge or offer you 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.

Experienced Herstmonceux Drone Photography Professionals

We offer professional Herstmonceux filming and photography services here at Aerial Image Masters. We are able to deliver bespoke solutions whether you are looking for aerial coverage of an event or more complicated shoots that will last a while such as TV or film production. We will work hand in hand with you to create measured solutions that will yield excellent results.

At the end of the shoot, we can either deliver the raw footage to you or provide a basic editing service. Please call us today to discuss your requirements-the combination of our skill and passion and your ideas will lead to exceptional results.

Aerial photography session costs

Commercial, industrial and heritage aerial imaging is now more affordable than ever.

Booking a two-man team here at Aerial Image Masters for two hours starts from £250 and the fee covers insurance, risk-assessment and two drones.

We would love to discuss your project with you and develop an individual and bespoke price to match your requirements.

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What does drone/aerial photography mean?

In the past, you had to come up with massive helicopter film crew fees in order to capture an image of the ground below from the sky. The costly nature of the process at the time, meant that aerial shoots were only afforded by TV and film houses with deep pockets.

Today, a small drone, or unmanned aircraft, fitted with the right cameras can enable you to get the same aerial shots as the biggest film studio, whilst spending relatively little. Aerial shots using a drone or light aircraft can provide a new perspective on any scene.

To make sure the perfect shot is captured, our professional drone photographers work in twos, with one person controlling the drone and the other controlling the camera, thus ensuring the perfect shots can be captured.

The possibilities for aerial filming and photography are endless, from filming a sports event or gala, to adding something unique to a festivity or heritage video – the sky really is the limit!

Our aerial photography equipment

At AIM we use DJI manufactured drones. With the 4K UHD camera on the Inspire 1, we are able to deliver dramatic shots at every turn. There is no loss of detail on the Inspire 1 regardless of how much the drone moves during the shoot as a result of the 360-degree gimble image stabilisation feature of the drone.

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. This also has 4k enabled camera and can be used to capture incredible stills and video. The gimble on this camera allows for vertical pan 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. Both drones are capable of approximately 20 minutes of flight time with one battery and we have as many back up batteries as needed to ensure we get your shots. We also have the Sony A7 camera and a gimble, for exceptional handheld shots on every project.

Why Choose Aerial Image Masters Herstmonceux

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. We absolutely love the experience of taking aerial shots and our passion shines through on all kinds of projects. As an experienced aerial photography company, we have worked for many clients in the Herstmonceux area in the last few years.

Irrespective of project requirements we are able to deliver due to the wide range of camera equipment we have. We are creative, passionate, and knowledgeable about aerial filming and will bring great passion, skill and experience to your project.

We are always happy to interface with our customers on any project to ensure the best possible results. We can offer a bespoke service to fit your needs and budget and we are flexible with time and location.

Aerial Image Masters is also insured up to £5 million, so there are no extra costs to factor into your budget calculations. 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 you can use aerial photography

There is a nearly limitless number of applications for aerial photography, including forestry surveying, building surveys, cartography, real estate, film and TV, sporting events, and celebrations or events, particularly weddings. There is really no cap on it; there are endless ways that aerial photography can be used. Drone photography is not only good for taking pictures from higher altitudes, but also pictures for closer to the ground.

A drone can be a good substitute for a steady-cam due to the stabilising nature of the camera gimbles used. In television and media, drones are used to achieve the most interesting shots from various angles to add a bit of variety to the setting of a scene, show viewers a particular point of view, or highlight an object.

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Aerial 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.

According to the CAA, a drone has to: be within a range where the pilot can easily see it, that is, his visual line of sight (VLOS) be flown at a minimum distance of 150 metres away from places that are congested be flown within a range no further than 1,640ft or 500 metres from the pilot and at most 400ft above the ground 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’ We don’t expect our clients to know all the laws as well as we do, so you don’t have to bother about them as they are for us to guide 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.

Applications for drone photography and clients

With drone aerial photography, there is no limit to how it can be applied. We have provided some examples of work we have done in the past, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if there is something else you would lie us to work on:

Selling Your House

Do you have a property you would like to sell? Are you interested in having the size and ground plan of the building completely captured? Standard photography is not sufficient for capturing all the angles of a property and we have helped clients film and photograph their properties to ensure potential buyers have a more thorough look at the property.

It is possible to show exactly how large the building is and its shape, as well as its relationship to the environs in terms of where it is situated and any buildings or land that you own. We can help you impress potential buyers by taking standard photographs of your building’s interior combined with drone shots that perfectly capture the exterior.

Vacation home to let

How do you make sure potential renters get to see your holiday rental property at its best? It is compulsory to provide pictures of the interior of the rooms you are letting, but shouldn’t you consider that whoever will be renting your property might not be familiar with your area? With aerial pictures and footage, you can highlight the best features of your building.

In the promo video we created for Chez Mouret, the owners of the gates were provided with a tool with which to demonstrate the property’s layout in relation to the areas around.

Events & Music Videos

Filming your music video with drones is the solution you are looking for whether you want to shoot the entire video from a height, or only want to add some interesting variety to the video. Aerial Image Masters is one of those who are taking music videos to a whole other level with aerial filming as they were charged with shooting the video for the newest single by Red Sky July.

We shot the entire video using the drone and we were able to do a whole lot more than shoot from above as we also shot at eye level and close range. Drones are flexible enough to be used in place of a steady-cam or Ronin for seamlessly taking shots at close range. You may not know how a drone could fit in with your video, however, if you call us we are happy to add in our expertise to offer suggestions and solutions.

Promotional Videos

After having worked on countless promotional films for many different businesses, we can easily say there is nothing that adds to the professional look of your business or client. We were happy to be involved in the promotional video for our client at Mega Camps.

Mega Camps specialise in providing wonderful activities for children to engage themselves with during school holidays, from many bouncy castles to a monstrous slip’n’slide, and a go-cart track. In addition to highlighting the scale or scope of Mega Camps’ business to customers, the videos we made using the drone added extra spice to their activities to show just how much fun they are for the kids. We also worked with Boundless TV who wanted an aerial video of the giant manor house where they recorded their programme.

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