Tag: aerial photography brisbane

On Wednesday the 26th of July we were lucky enough to get the opportunity to shoot the mammoth 333-meter long super-carrier, USS Ronald Reagan.

The Port of Brisbane Corporation commissioned this shoot to memorialise the largest US military ship docking in Brisbane in over 2 years.

We liaised with the US embassy, Port of Brisbane Corporation and air traffic control in order to make this shoot happen.

We were given clearance to operate in airspace surrounding the giant ship except directly above it. It turns out there will always be some restrictions in place around a nuclear-powered warship.

Below are some of the shots that were captured of the immense vessel.

 

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DJI Inspire 1

DJI’s Inspire 1 Drone, 3.5kg

As of the 28th of September 2016 CASA is proposing to introduce new drone regulations that will make amendments to the existing regulations to make it easier to operate a smaller drone commercially within Australia. Although there has been widespread media coverage of the upcoming proposed regulations the finer details have been lacking and certainly need clarification in the marketspace, we have listed a few more details on the new regulations that we feel have been ignored in the general media and what it might mean to you as a someone wishing to contract an operator to undertake some drone work.

  • The operator must have an Aviation Reference Number and be register their drone with CASA
  • CASA must be given notification 5 days prior to a job being undertaken
  • It must not be operated over 400ft or 121m
  • It must not be operated within 30m or overhead of the general public or populous area
  • No operations within 3nm or 5.6km of a controlled aerodrome or helipad (this is a key one to remember as Brisbane and most cities now have hospital helipads located centrally within them so this rules most of Brisbane CBD and surrounding suburbs)
  • The craft must be sub 2 kg, this rules out larger drones such as the DJI Inspire 1 (as pictured) and larger safer 6 and 8 rotor machines that carry better quality still and video cameras.

So what does this really mean to you the contractor?

If you hire somebody to do drone work for you and they only have the sub 2kg certification. You will not only be limited by where and when they can fly it but you will be limited to a much smaller camera with lower quality video and low megapixel still images with no lens options other than what the drone comes with. You may also engage a less experienced operator with limited experience no formal training and possibly no insurance.

Why hire a more experienced,certified and insured operator like us?

We have been CASA certified for over 4 years now and been in the aerial photography business for the last 10 years. We are not hobbyists, we are professional photographers and cinematographers with wide industry experience and specialise in Aerial Photography and cinematography wether it be from drone or manned helicopter. Although we sometimes use smaller craft below 2 kg for our budget product we also have a complete fleet of 5 drones that will suit any aerial job you can imagine with larger drones that will accomodate Professional digital SLR cameras up to 80mp and cinema cameras with a host of lenses to suit and a professional and experienced team we can accomodate any aerial job big or small.

Feel free to contact us today to find out more about this subject or more about about our services or view some examples of our work here “Latest Works”

 

 

 

 

 

We were recently contracted to showcase some amazing landscaping work in the Gold Coast. The landscaping company wanted photos of the completed works for entry into a internationally recognised landscaping magazine.

In order to shoot in the best light to complement the high end landscaping, we chose to arrive in the afternoon and to shoot through to last light. The golden afternoon sun is less harsh than midday sun, letting the images be more evenly exposed and more vibrant. Just after sun set was the perfect time to shoot the outdoor lighting, with the rising full moon and Surfers Paradise in the background, the photos were epic!

 

Skilled StadiumFriday Flashback, This was my first aerial night shoot from a helicopter. Taken over the then new Skilled Stadium in 2008 for the season opener of the NRL season that year. Watch this space for some more exciting night shoots coming your way soon.

Call us today to find out more about our great aerial services from helicopter or drone

 

 

We recently worked on a large project for 308 Queen Street that included helicopter, ground, interior, video, and photos. Not to mention video production, editing, and motion graphics all done in-house by Shea Brown for this promotional video showcasing what 308 Queen St Chambers has to offer.

Check out their new website www.308Queen.com