Aerial / Drone Filming

Drone filming in Greenland with Freakfilms

Posted on: May 4th, 2019 by John Duncan

In April I spent 3 weeks in Greenland, Tasiilaq capturing aerial shots for Freakfilms. They are producing a documentary for the new BBC Scotland Channel which follows the Charity ‘Polar Academy’ as they take 10 school kids cross country skiing across Greenland. As well as filming with the drone I was also providing logistics for […]

Scotland drone filming

Posted on: April 30th, 2019 by John Duncan

Back in March I spent some time filming in the Westman Islands off the coast of Iceland with Euan Myles who was directing a film for a local Salmon farm in Scotland. The farm uses a supplier in Iceland who makes the feed for the Scottish salmon, it was both fascinating and extremely smelly to […]

2019 Aerial Cinematography Show reel

Posted on: January 18th, 2019 by John Duncan

Finally got around to making a showreel from some jobs I’ve been on over the past few years. Shots included come from a wide range of jobs, some documentary, broadcast, film and corporate gigs. I’m based in Edinburgh, Scotland but looking back I’ve been fortunate to travel all over the world shooting some beautiful spots! […]

Drone operator Scotland

Posted on: October 8th, 2018 by John Duncan

I’m absolutely over the moon that my aerial showreel ‘Ancient Scotland’ has been awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick. Never in a million years did I think that each of my 3 Scottish aerial showreels would receive a staff pick!!! It certainly makes all the hard work and graft getting to the locations worth while. .

Aerial Drone Filming in Scotland

Posted on: October 1st, 2018 by John Duncan

I’ve spent the past week filming with a crew from America and Ireland filming content for a travel show. The GO show is a series of short edits for a major cruise line showcasing what each country has to offer. We filmed all over Scotland including Orkney, Skye, Glencoe, Forfar and Edinburgh. The weather was […]

New aerial showreel ‘Ancient Scotland’ – Drone filming

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by John Duncan

Having spent the past seven months travelling all over Scotland to shoot my new film, ANCIENT SCOTLAND, I’ve never been more proud to call this country home. Shot at twenty one stunning locations from as the far north as Muckle Flugga at the very top of Shetland to the prehistoric wonder of Britain’s highest sea […]

Drone Filming UK

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 by John Duncan

Great to see the footage I shot for Visit Scotland online, produced by Edinburgh agency – Whitespace. I spent 10 days back in February travelling around Scotland shooting aerials for the project.   Towering spires, thick stone walls and dramatic settings – whatever comes to mind when you imagine a castle, you can find it […]

Visit Scotland NC500 Aerial Filming

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by John Duncan

Back in February I travelled all around the NC500 in Scotland to film drone shots for Visit Scotland and Edinburgh based creative agency Whitespace. Despite being filmed in winter we were blessed with stunning weather for the whole shoot! We shot a great variety of footage to really highlight the variation of spots along the […]

Isle of Skye Aerial filming

Posted on: March 21st, 2018 by John Duncan

I was filming over the past few days with the Edinburgh Film Company on the Isle of Skye. They’re creating some content which focuses the Gaelic words used on the islands road signs. We filmed around Sligachan and down near Armadale and were blessed with blue skies splitting the sky all day. I also managed […]

Visit Scotland Aerial Filming

Posted on: February 26th, 2018 by John Duncan

  I’ve spent the past 10 days using the drone shooting all over Scotland for some Visit Scotland films. A mix of castles and NC500. Amazingly the weather was absolutely stunning for most of the shoot!! So happy with the shots and can’t wait to see the results! The picture is from the top of […]