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A photographer solves a picture – Black & White Photography Article

A photographer solves a picture “When three-dimensional space is projected monocularly on to a plane, relationships are created that did not exist before the picture was taken. Things in the back of the picture are brought into juxtaposition with things in the front. Any change in the vantage point results in a change in the relationships. Anyone who has closed one eye, held a finger in front of his or her face, and then switched eyes knows that even this…

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PfCO Renewed for 2021 – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

PfCO Renewed for 2021 – Skylark Aerial Photography PfCO renewed for 2021. Permission to operate drones on a commercial basis has been successfully granted again until next renewal date in early 2022. The turnaround was very quick, 4.5 days from submitting all the documents required and fee, to receiving the especially important permission in my inbox to operate drones on a commercial basis. This will be the 5th year of renewal. It is always quite a stressful time as your…

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A Busy October – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

A Busy October – Skylark Aerial Photography It has been a busy October with just under 12 hours of drone deployment. The shoots have been remarkably interesting and very varied. Shoots have included House Hunters International for US TV, Luxury Housing Development, The Swift, Windermere Lake Cruises new boat, Food Product (delivery with drone), Pipeline Filming, Managing a drone shoot for a large fashion house. More on that below. Jacamo Drone Shoot An approach was received from the production company…

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DJI CrystalSky for sale – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

DJI CrystalSky for sale – Skylark Aerial Photography DJI CrystalSky for sale DJI CrystalSky for sale High Brightness Monitor – 5.5″bought 5th August 2019. Hardly used and surplus to our needs. Full receipt of prove of purchase, original price was £449.00 The monitor will be reset back to factory status so you will need a DJI account to activate it again. We are looking for £324 (no offers) for the monitor which includes the accessories listed below. Comes With 1…

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DTO Motorsport – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

DTO Motorsport – PJS Commercial Photography We recently spent a day at Silverstone photographing new marketing images for DTO Motorsport.  We captured images of the team working in the garage, pit straight and on the racetrack.  DTO had a new BMW M2 CS Racing car which had just been delivered, only 19 miles on the clock.  At the time of the photoshoot it was the first of its kind in the Uk.  We produced an interactive 360vr inside which was…

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DTO Motorsport – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

DTO Motorsport – PJS Commercial Photography We recently spent a day at Silverstone photographing new marketing images for DTO Motorsport.  We captured images of the team working in the garage, pit straight and on the racetrack.  DTO had a new BMW M2 CS Racing car which had just been delivered, only 19 miles on the clock.  At the time of the photoshoot it was the first of its kind in the Uk.  We produced an interactive 360vr inside which was…

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Waterford Farm The Yorkshire Dales – Aerial Photography Article

Waterford Farm The Yorkshire Dales Waterford Farm The Yorkshire Dales filmed for real estate & marketing. Just recently completed another small promotional film for Davis & Bowring in NW England. The property a small farm in the Yorkshire Dales provided the ideal opportunity to use various drone techniques. These provide all the aspects required to market a property such as this. Pull always, features, close orbits, high orbits, follow throughs, 45-degree aspects were all used. A higher fps and higher…

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Location Check Importance ? – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Location Check Importance ? – Skylark Aerial Photography Location Check Importance ? The commission comes in. You have a look on Google Earth, and it all looks good. What could go wrong? The shoot requires three or four locations. Looking at Google Earth its straightforward. It is on your local patch so no problem. The weather looks great for the next day so might as well let the client know you will; be on site at 8am for the first…

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Lakeside Suites Storrs Hall – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Lakeside Suites Storrs Hall – Skylark Aerial Photography Lakeside Suites Storrs Hall Hotel promotional filming began this week in anticipation of the opening very soon. Prior to the UK lockdown Storrs Hall Hotel had commissioned Skylark to film over a 12-month period the hotel, grounds and local areas. Filming was about to begin filming the Bluebells in three areas of the Lake District. This has now been postponed until 2021. As the lockdown slowly allows more work and activities to…

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An Afternoon in Early May – Aerial Photography Article

An Afternoon in Early May An Afternoon in Early May filmed during UK lock down. Relaxing whilst flying a fixed wing drone in the field next to our home. Enjoy the views of the South Lakes. Filmed with GH4 with Olympus telephoto and drones internal camera. This is the first time I have used the drones camera for a short edit, the quality is not bad at all. Normally this drone is used for surveying.Notice how quickly it covers ground,…

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Lake District Seasonal Landscapes 2020 – Aerial Photography Article

Lake District Seasonal Landscapes 2020 Lake District Seasonal Landscapes 2020 produced during lockdown to help promote the region has now had over 50K views. The video was picked up by Cumbria Tourism and shared on their Facebook Page. https://www.facebook.com/golakes/ Here is what they said:- “We know that you’re all missing the Lake District, Cumbria just as much as we are missing you visiting. So as a thank you for staying at home, we’d like to share this spectacular film courtesy…

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Stealth Surveying Delta Drone – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Stealth Surveying Delta Drone – Skylark Aerial Photography Stealth Surveying Delta Drone now being used by Skylark Aerial Photography. We like to remain ahead of the game and now use fixed wing drones for ground surveying and emergency location of our Dog Tracker. https://www.skylark-aerialphotography.co.uk/skyhound-tracker-dog-locator/ The fixed wing drone can remain aloft for over 50 minutes and cover far more ground than a conventical quadcopter. It has the ability to operate in up to 30 mph winds. On a safety side…

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SkyHound Tracker – Dog Locator – Aerial Photography Article

SkyHound Tracker – Dog Locator SkyHound tracker – Dog Locator the complete tracking service Scenario You are out on the fells enjoying the wonderful views and walks. You are there with your 4 legged friend, a constant companion for the last 5 years. You’re not over familiar with the countryside nor or is your dog. A startling noise (we do have a lot of low flying fast jets), strange smell, another dog, curiosity. Your dog has gone. Panic Sets in…

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Filming LNER Flying Scotswoman – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

Filming LNER Flying Scotswoman – Skylark Aerial Photography Filming LNER Flying Scotswoman and it’s all female crew. Film clip courtesy of Dropzone Images. Skylark Aerial Photography and Dropzone Images provided the exclusive aerial footage for International Women’s Day 2020#IWD2020 of the Flying Scotswoman #flyingscotswoman Our clip can be seen at 01:00.   Filming LNER Flying Scotswoman “The Detail” An early frosty morning in Yorkshire at Colton Junction a place very popular with train spotters and photographers. This particular morning the…

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Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography Berber black tent – Acquired 2019 by Gordon Clarke 360VR imagery inside a Berber Black Tent in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.  This tent was formerly owned by a Tekna Berber family who lived on the border between Morocco and Algeria. Some of the finest tents are produced in this region.  The Berber are master weavers, bringing life and pattern into their cloths as they mix black goat hair, brown camel hair…

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Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography Berber black tent – Acquired 2019 by Gordon Clarke 360VR imagery inside a Berber Black Tent in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.  This tent was formerly owned by a Tekna Berber family who lived on the border between Morocco and Algeria. Some of the finest tents are produced in this region.  The Berber are master weavers, bringing life and pattern into their cloths as they mix black goat hair, brown camel hair…

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Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Berber Tent – PJS Commercial Photography Berber black tent – Acquired 2019 by Gordon Clarke 360VR imagery inside a Berber Black Tent in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.  This tent was formerly owned by a Tekna Berber family who lived on the border between Morocco and Algeria. Some of the finest tents are produced in this region.  The Berber are master weavers, bringing life and pattern into their cloths as they mix black goat hair, brown camel hair…

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Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? – Aerial Photography Article

Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? If you’re looking to hire a drone operator for the first time, be it for a drone filming project, aerial photography or a building survey; it can feel a little confusing when you start to look into it.Legal Drone Hire Cumbria & Lake District Once you read through articles online, you will see a lot of use of specialist terminology and…

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Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? – Aerial Photography Article

Hiring a Drone Pilot in Cumbria or the Lake District for Aerial Photography – What you Need to Know? If you’re looking to hire a drone operator for the first time, be it for a drone filming project, aerial photography or a building survey; it can feel a little confusing when you start to look into it. Legal Drone Hire Cumbria & Lake District Once you read through articles online, you will see a lot of use of specialist terminology…

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Fishing Competition – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Fishing Competition – PJS Commercial Photography We were pleased to be commissioned to photograph the Cofton Cup Fishing Competition recently, and we were very lucky with the weather given the conditions this week.  They have 71 pegs over their 5 fishing lakes which presents anglers with a variety of fish which will challenge but also reward in equal measure.  They recently re-stocked all their lakes making them even more interesting.  Most notably the competition Mamhead lake which received many 3lb…

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Fishing Competition – PJS Commercial Photography – Commercial Photography Article

Fishing Competition – PJS Commercial Photography We were pleased to be commissioned to photograph the Cofton Cup Fishing Competition recently, and we were very lucky with the weather given the conditions this week.  They have 71 pegs over their 5 fishing lakes which presents anglers with a variety of fish which will challenge but also reward in equal measure.  They recently re-stocked all their lakes making them even more interesting.  Most notably the competition Mamhead lake which received many 3lb…

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Hovershotz provide drone filming for the BBC Travel Show Program – Aerial Photography Article

Hovershotz provide drone filming for the BBC Travel Show Program Hovershotz were recently contracted by the BBC to provide aerial drone filming for the Travel Show in the Lake District. The BBC were filming at the Honister Slate Mine in Cumbria and Hovershotz, who are an official BBC drone contractor were the logical choice of companies to provide aerial filming services – Hovershotz are based in the Lake District and experienced in working with film crews across the Lake District…

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Hovershotz provide drone filming for the BBC Travel Show Program – Aerial Photography Article

Hovershotz provide drone filming for the BBC Travel Show Program Hovershotz were recently contracted by the BBC to provide aerial drone filming for the Travel Show in the Lake District. The BBC were filming at the Honister Slate Mine in Cumbria and Hovershotz, who are an official BBC drone contractor were the logical choice of companies to provide aerial filming services – Hovershotz are based in the Lake District and experienced in working with film crews across the Lake District…

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BAE Systems Generation Tempest – Skylark Aerial Photography – Aerial Photography Article

A few weeks ago we were invited to film over a 2 day period at BAE Systems Academy for Skills & Knowledge (ASK), for a feature about BAE Systems Generation Tempest. Drone filming took place both on the apron, in the hanger and workshop at BAE. In all over 6 hours of flying inside were completed around some very expensive aircraft. Drone used was the DJI Mavic Pro 2, and even with all the sensors on an observer was still…

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New drone safety partnership between CAA & Jessops launched as government sets out plans to limit drone misuse February 2019 and update on airport drone exclusion zones – Aerial Photography Article

Hovershotz DJI S900 & Lumix GH4 The UK government and the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) have today (20 February 2019) announced a new partnership with the drone retailer Jessops, as part of a national campaign to increase public awareness of the new rules around flying & piloting drones. Working with the CAA, the government is dialling up a campaign to help educate the public about responsible drone use, including issuing a digital toolkit to airports to help them raise awareness of…

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New drone safety partnership between CAA & Jessops launched as government sets out plans to limit drone misuse February 2019 and update on airport drone exclusion zones – Aerial Photography Article

New drone safety partnership between CAA & Jessops launched as government sets out plans to limit drone misuse February 2019 and update on airport drone exclusion zones Hovershotz DJI S900 & Lumix GH4The UK government and the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) have today (20 February 2019) announced a new partnership with the drone retailer Jessops, as part of a national campaign to increase public awareness of the new rules around flying & piloting drones. Working with the CAA, the government is…

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Drones detected at Gatwick Airport causing closure and cancelled flights – Aerial Photography Article

Drones detected at Gatwick Airport causing closure and cancelled flights Update 21/12/2018 – allegedly more drones detected , despite the UK military deploying cutting edge drone detection technology. Either this is down to copy cat drone operators or there was never a done there in the first place. Drones detected at Gatwick Airport causing closure and cancelled flights. Superintendent Justin Burtenshaw is in charge of policing at Gatwick, he said: “I’ve got resources from Surrey and Sussex right the way…

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