Aerial / Drone Filming

Ogilvy Spirits – Branded Content Film

Posted on: April 4th, 2017 by John Duncan

Over the past 18 months I’ve been following the journey of Ogilvy Vodka’s tatties, starting at the first step of production when the potato seeds are planted, all the way through to the bottling of the vodka. I shot a combination of aerial / drone shots and a lot of stabilised ground shots shooting at […]

Aerial filming in the forest

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 by John Duncan

I had a great few days filming aerials north of Inverness with the Edinburgh film company. The drone was able to get great shots of the machinery from a birds eye view nestled in the forest. .  

Drone hire scotland

Posted on: May 16th, 2016 by John Duncan

I was in Forfar last week filming with the drone again capturing shots as Ogilvy Vodka started to plant their potatoes at the start of the season. I got a combination of aerial shots along with normal filming on the ground with the Sony a7sii .

Wild Scotland wins New York Drone Festival

Posted on: March 22nd, 2016 by John Duncan

I’m over the moon that my film Wild Scotland won the landscape category at the New York City Drone Film Festival. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it over to New York to accept the amazing award but looking forward to receiving it in the post! The festival received 350 film submissions from 45 countries and considering […]

Scotland aerial photography

Posted on: February 16th, 2016 by John Duncan

Shooting aerials photographs last week near Campbeltown for planners to see how some new buildings will look on the landscape. There will be computer generated graphics embedded into the images with the help of the GPS coordinates logged when a picture is taken .

Skye aerial filming – Music Video

Posted on: January 25th, 2016 by John Duncan

I was filming with the Inspire drone on Skye at the weekend, helping to shoot a music video. Come rain or shine the Quirang never disappoints – unfortunately the weather was horrific but we luckily we still managed to get the shots the director was after! .

New camera for the DJI Inspire drone

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by John Duncan

I recently upgraded the camera on my DJI Inspire to the X5. Capable of shooting 4k @ 60mbps. This upgrade allows me to use interchangeable micro four third lenses. The M4/3 sensor is eight times the size of X3 camera and enables high quality, high sensitivity image recording at an ISO range of 100-25600. The ZENMUSE […]

Scotland aerial filming – behind the scenes

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by John Duncan

I worked with fellow filmmakers Coolbox this summer helping them shoot aerials for a Whisky commercial they were filming. You can watch the behind the scenes here… .

Wild Scotland – Behind the scenes BTS – Aerial / Drone showreel

Posted on: November 26th, 2015 by John Duncan

. This is the behind the scenes film for my new aerial showreel – Wild Scotland . . Locations in order – An Teallach Ardnamurchan lighthouse Bidein A’ Ghlas Thuill Mangersta Sea Stacks, Isle of Harris Suilven Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris Callanish Standing stones, Isle of Lewis Duncansby Bay (Seal shot) Tantallon Caslte Bass […]

Wild Scotland – Aerial / Drone film

Posted on: November 26th, 2015 by John Duncan

. For my second aerial film, entitled ‘Wild Scotland’, I wanted to showcase some of the wilderness this magnificent country has to offer. From the Highlands and Islands on the west coast to John O’Groats and North Berwick on the east I’ve captured just a fraction of the stunning wilderness which Scotland has to offer. […]