Drone Filming Shipley

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Shipley aerial photography hire

Aerial Image Masters is an aerial photography service in Shipley Our aerial photography services are for hire across the Shipley 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 always delivers stunning results on all projects because of our professionalism, skill and consistency of approach-we take care of logistics, planning and execution. There is no need to worry about breaking the law as we are professionals that can offer advice on the legal side of every project. We are able to ensure safety and adherence to legal requirements through our onsite and pre-shoot risk assessment.

Please feel free to call us for an informal chat if you have a project for which you would like professional aerial photography advice. 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 will assess all the weather prior to flights, and, in the event of inclement conditions, arrange another day at no extra cost, or offer a full refund if this is not possible.

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 Service for Hire in Shipley

Look no further than Aerial Image Masters if you are looking for a professional photography and filming company. 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.

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.

How much does aerial photography cost?

Aerial imaging is now an affordable option for film makers, business owners and heritage sites.

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’d be more than happy to discuss bespoke pricing with you if you get in touch with us right away.

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What is aerial / drone photography?

Until very recently, if you wanted to gain photographic images from the sky you would need to hire a helicopter and photographer or film crew at great expense. This was usually the preserve of the large Hollywood blockbusters who had the budget to get these shots.

You can enjoy the same aerial shots as the biggest film studios without paying over the odds thanks to small, high-quality-camera drones that are available today! By sending up a small aircraft, or drone, it is possible to gain a new perspective on a familiar scene, and capture exciting shots that enhance any production, document or event!

Professional drone photographers work as a team split between controlling the drone and manoeuvring the camera so as to achieve the best possible results.

When it comes to the use of aerial filming and photography, the opportunities are endless. From giving your wedding a unique feel to surveillance of areas of interest for wildlife photography, there are no limits.

The AIM aerial photography system

At AIM we use DJI manufactured drones. With the 4K broadcast-level camera on the Inspire 1, we are able to record dramatic shots in all settings. 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.

We are able to guarantee magnificent shots on both still photography and video due to the top of the range features and exceptional quality of the Inspire 1. 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. 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 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. In addition, we have a Sony A7 camera, as well as a gimble, to gain smooth hand held shots, all of which will be available on every shoot with us.

The Aerial Image Masters Shipley Advantage

Aerial Image Masters have made a name in the delivery of bespoke aerial stills or video photography. Regardless of the size of the project, we are always passionate about helping deliver new perspectives on your target scenery. As a professional group with years of experience, we have worked on different types of projects for diverse clients.

We offer a range of camera equipment in order to suit your needs and the job requirements. We are creative, passionate, and knowledgeable about aerial filming and will bring great passion, skill and experience to 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.

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?

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. No matter what you would like to achieve with aerial photography, it is possible as there is really no limit to what you can do with it. 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.

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Laws governing drone photography

The use and flying of commercial drones is governed by the Civil Aviation Authority. You can expect only the highest level of ethics and professionalism from Aerial Image Masters because we always maintain the limits specified by these laws.

The CAA specifies that a drone must: be within the VLOS (visual line of sight) of the pilot 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’ These laws are for us as professionals to work within, and we do not expect you, as our client, to be familiar with every rule.

We know drone law like the back of our hand and are eager to have you walk us through your ideas so we can come to an agreement on how to achieve the most perfect footage for your project.

Clients and applications for drone aerial photography

There are too many drone photography applications to count. These are some of the projects we have completed for clients, feel free to contact us anytime if there something you would like to do other that what you find below:

The Property Market

Do you have a property you would like to sell? Would you like to fully capture the footprint of the grounds and the size of the property? We have photographed and filmed numerous properties in order to give potential buyers a clear perspective of the property that is simply not possible to achieve with standard photographs alone.

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. To present potential buyers with an even more complete set of pictures and footage, we can include standard pictures of the property’s interior to the area and overhead shots we would normally take.

Letting your property to holiday renters

How do you show your holiday let in the best possible light to your renters? While you have to present standard interior pictures to potential renters, what do you do if they are entirely now to your locale or country? The best solution would be to add drone footage and pictures to portray your property in the best light.

We made a promo video for Chez Mouret which made it possible for guests to see clearly how the property was positioned in relation to its surroundings.

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. With Red Sky July’s latest single under our belt, we at Aerial Image Masters are among those leading the movement of popular videos that have been shot using aerial filming.

We were able to achieve sweeping eye level shots, close in shots and of course, aerial shots, all with the drone which we used to shoot the whole video. Drones are flexible enough to be used in place of a steady-cam or Ronin for seamlessly taking shots at close range. Even if you don’t see quite clearly how your video will benefit from aerial filming, we are more than willing to advise you and help you find a solution that works for you, so please don’t hesitate to call us.

Promo Films

With the numerous promotional videos we have worked on, we have witnessed first-hand the special touch that can be added with drone filming and photography to make a business look more professional. We were happy to be involved in the promotional video for our client at Mega Camps.

Mega Camps are a company offering day activities to children during the school holidays – including a huge slip’n’slide, multiple bouncy castles, and a go-cart track. With great help from the footage we were able to capture, Mega Camps was given the power to show exactly what they wanted customers to see, including the size and scope of their business, as well as their activities. In another promotional video, this time for Boundless TV, the client wanted us to film the exterior of the manor house where their programme was recorded.

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