Lindfield aerial photography hire
Aerial Image Masters delivers aerial photography services in Lindfield. Our aerial photography services are for hire across the Lindfield area, but we have also covered many projects in other parts of the UK and overseas. Whether you are looking for still photographs or video, we can deliver incredible aerial imagery that will help you achieve amazing project results.
Aerial Image Masters can help plan and execute your aerial photography by helping with the logistics of your shoot, as well as suggesting ideas that you may not be aware are possible! As professionals, we are also equipped to advise and assist you on your legal standing to ensure your project isn’t interrupted by other stakeholders, local people or law enforcement agencies. We are able to ensure safety and adherence to legal requirements through our onsite and pre-shoot risk assessment.
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. On all projects, we will send a two-man team equipped with the modern photography equipment needed to ensure stunning images. Before the start of the aerial photography session, we will review the weather in readiness to reschedule if flight is not possible without charging you any additional fees.
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.
Drone photography services in Lindfield
Aerial Image Masters offer a professional photography and filming service. We can provide a bespoke package to suit your needs, whether this is a simple shoot to gain aerial pictures of your event, or a more complicated shoot over the course of several days for your TV or film production, we will work closely in partnership with you to ensure you gain unbeatable results.
When we are done with the shoot, we can deliver the raw footage to you or offer 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.
How much does an aerial photography session cost?
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.
We would love to discuss your project with you and develop an individual and bespoke price to match your requirements.
What does drone/aerial photography mean?
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. 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. The aerial view presented by a drone can give an interesting take for any setting.
Professional drone photographers and filmmakers like us normally have a two-person team per drone, comprised of a pilot and another person as camera operator in order to ensure the perfect shot is 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
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. The state of the art 360 degree gimble, which stabilises the camera even when there is lots of movement of the drone, means that there is no end to the angles and perspectives that we can capture.
Whether it is still image photography or film and video, the Inspire can capture the most breath-taking shots. In addition to the Inspire, we use the compact and versatile Mavic Pro. This model also comes fitted with an excellent 4K camera which means it can also capture stills and videos. Vertical pan shots are easy on this drone due to the gimble.
The lightweight and portable frame of the Mavic means that it can be used in challenging situations where the larger Inspire 1 may not be sufficiently manoeuvrable. The battery backup on both drones allows 20-minutes of flight time and we always move with additional batteries to ensure that we can complete your project. For the best hand held shooting results, we have the Sony A7 camera and a gimble to make sure we don’t miss out on any details over the course of the day.
Benefits of using Aerial Image Masters Lindfield
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 size of the project, we are always passionate about helping deliver new perspectives on your target scenery. We are a professional company with several years of experience and many happy clients behind us.
We offer a range of camera equipment in order to suit your needs and the job requirements. Passion, creativity and knowledge are some of the characteristics we will bring to the table when we work on your project.
We love to work in any environment and will work with you to develop the most incredible footage possible. Regardless of your desired project location and schedule, we can offer a bespoke solution for you.
Aerial Image Masters are fully insured up to £5 million, which ensures that there are no extra costs for you to consider when pricing for your project. Our packages are comprehensive and they include two drones, a pilot and camera operator, and a comprehensive risk and site assessment.
What is aerial photography used for?
There is a long list of applications for which aerial photography is useful, from entertainment purposes such as film and TV, weddings, and sporting events to a variety of other applications such as cartography, real estate, and forestry applications. There are so many uses for aerial photography that the limit is really your own imagination! One benefit of drone photography is that not only is it possible to gain images from a height, but it is also possible to achieve low down pictures as well.
A drone can be a good substitute for a steady-cam due to the stabilising nature of the camera gimbles used. Drone shots are now wildly popular in television programmes where they are used to capture some of the most fascinating shots that are used to vary the setting of a scene, show an object better, or highlight a point of view.
Drone photography laws
To fulfil the need to regulate the use and flying of commercial drones, the Civil Aviation Authority has created laws. At Aerial Image Masters, we are fully aware of these laws and don’t exceed the limits as we always operate at the highest level of professionalism and ethics.
The CAA specifies that a drone must: be within direct, unaided visual line of sight (VLOS) of the pilot be as far as 150 metres from places where there are many people be no higher than 400ft above the surface and no further than 500 meters (1,640ft) from the pilot be no closer than 50 metres or be directly above of any persons, buildings, vessels, or automobiles no matter the height, except in cases where the pilot controls those variables. You don’t have to worry about the rules as we as the professionals are there to apply them to our work.
Drone law is no problem for us and we are ready when you are to discuss what you have in mind for your project and how best to work so we end up with results you are satisfied with.
Clients and applications for drone aerial photography
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: