Aerial / Drone Filming

Aerial filming – BBC One Scotland – The Forest

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by John Duncan

I spend 3 days during the summer helping TernTV film for a new BBC one documentary called the Forest. The first episode went live last night and it was great to see how the show came together! . .

Crystalsky monitor for the drone

Posted on: January 8th, 2018 by John Duncan

Finally, having been on back order for 3 months I received the DJI Crystalsky monitor! The problem with the Ipad was that it was difficult to view in direct sunlight even with a sun hood. This new monitor is the ultrabright version so even in harsh sun it’ll be crystal clear, making my job a […]

Aerial filming Scotland

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018 by John Duncan

I spent a few days in the highlands filming some pick up shots for STV’s ‘Richard Wilson’s Highland Fling’. The director was looking for shots in between Boat of Garten and Oban. I spent a recce day working out where to shoot then spent the next filming with the car. Shot with the Inspire 2 […]

Aerial filming / West Highlands / Scotland

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by John Duncan

I was working with Boundless Productions over the weekend helping them capture aerial shots with the drone as they filmed House of the Year for Grand Designs. The house was up near Plockton and it was situated in an ideal position to use the drone to capture GV shots. We used the drone to capture […]

Branded Content for Fujifilm

Posted on: June 26th, 2017 by John Duncan

I’m currently producing some branded content for Fuji film to help launch a new lens. The focus of the film will be about a photographer’s approach to shooting landscapes with the lens. After spending a good amount of time researching the location for the shoot, we decided Assynt in the North West highlands would be […]

Scottish Episcopal Church Film

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 by John Duncan

I’ve been working with the Scottish Episcopal Church for the last few years now, mainly filming interviews with their Bishops. Towards the start of the year we started planning a video which would act an insight into breadth of work the church is involved in with the aim of attracting new members. Pre-production is important […]

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 […]