As specialist drone pilots we work with many clients delivering highly accurate RTK 2D Satellite images / 3D Models / Point Clouds.

Orthography maps for land, property development and highways projects.

Downloadable in a variety of usable formats, our 2D images and 3D point clouds are used throughout the UK on projects tracking progress and calculating volumes for some of the largest developers. 


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We cover the entire United Kingdom and occasionally work throughout the world.

Our business was established in 2012,  James has been building and piloting remote aircraft since 2005.


Aerial Photography,


Aerial Video,

Progress Photography,


3D Modeling

FPV Videos

Fully licensed by the UK CAA and Insured for both our aerial work and public liability / public indemnity.

Start by booking a free 30 minute discovery call with us.

Each project is unique, therefore we quote to complete the whole project. Regular communication ensures any additional costs are well prepared for. 

Yes! We work to 2 rounds of amends for video work.

Heres what our clients say


Group Communications Manager

Had the pleasure to work with James on various photography projects over the past few years. His work for us has included aerial, board photography and employee shots. His photography skills help communicate our brand effectively and are included in all of our marketing materials. Look forward to continuing working with him as we look to refresh our brand image. 

  • Delivered 25 projects for this client since 2016


Marketing Manager

James Bastable is a joy to work with. His creative direction and approachable nature always helps our apprehensive team members, contractors and clients feel comfortable in front of the camera. Whether photography, videography, drone footage or 360* aerial shots are being generated, the project is always delivered with little fuss and slick execution. We often find that our connections also turn to James for his commercial property expertise. He provides a level of service and standard of work that is second to none.

  • Delivered 15 projects for this client since 2019


Account Director

Aside from fantastic end products in both photography and video, he’s a pleasure to work with and is always thinking outside of the box in order to get the perfect shots. He has the ability to adapt to the environment he’s working and easily puts the people in his photos and videos at ease, regardless of their seniority! Would recommend to anyone and will definitely be using James again.

  • Delivered 30+ projects for this client since 2015



James is the ultimate professional in all that he does. He has helped me and our business to create a strong brand with picture perfect images which are true to our business without any fuss. James and his professional, positive “can do will do” attitude has already really impressed me and I am sure he will continue to do so, I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Thanks for all you do for us James, we really appreciate it

  • Delivered 20 projects for this client since 2014


Communications Lead

James Bastable did a fantastic job for Interserve Construction when we built the new NHS Nightingale Hospital Birmingham at the NEC in just nine days. James attended the building site when our team were working at racing speed to capture our work for video. James worked during the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing was observed throughout, nevertheless he delivered an outstanding suite of images and a video which we have shared extensively on social media. I couldn’t recommend James more highly as a photographer.

  • Delivered 2 projects for this client since 2020


Senior PR Account Manager

James is dependable, reliable and conscientious with his work – and has produced great stills and aerials for a number of my clients. There’s a reason why his time is in such high demand!

  • Delivered 30+ projects for this client since 2018


Director of Industrial and Logistics

We used James to undertake a promotional video, including drone and still photography which formed part of the marketing collateral for a large distribution facility in Corby. The end results are very good and his ability to understand what was required made the whole process seamless with his flexible approach. The project was turned around quickly with minimal fuss allowing us to accelerate the marketing and hit the clients deadline.

  • Delivered 10+ projects for this client since 2020


Marketing Manager

James started working with us on our brand relaunch in 2018 and we were really pleased with the quality of his work and adherence to brief. A personable guy, he engaged with our manufacturing team right from the start and worked with them to stage the required shots. More than happy to recommend James’ services and look forward to working closely with him once more on some new project we have planned for this year.

  • Delivered 5+ projects for this client since 2020

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