Drone Filming & Photography

What we can offer to you

Our range of services include:

  • Aerial Film & Photography
  • Damage inspection and progress monitoring
  • Roof, Building & Construction site surveys
  • Planning applications
  • Roof, tower and chimney inspections
  • Weather damage
  • Estate Agent services
  • Landscape Architect project reports
  • Tree surgeon project imagery

ScreenWrx produce drone photography & video footage, flying up to 400ft. Our drones carry cameras using the best gyro-stabilised gimbals to produce ultra sharp HD 5.4K video and 20 megapixel still images.

We are very flexible in our approach and are able to make access to Drone filming and photography affordable for individuals and small business clients. If you have an idea you wish to discuss, contact us now.

 

 

Roof Inspections

Using a drone for house roof inspection offers several advantages:

  1. Safety: Conducting roof inspections with drones eliminates the need for personnel to physically climb onto the roof, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.

  2. Accessibility: Drones can access areas of the roof that may be difficult or dangerous to reach manually, such as steep or elevated sections, providing comprehensive coverage of the entire roof.

  3. Efficiency: Drone inspections are typically faster than traditional methods, as drones can quickly navigate the roof and capture high-resolution images or videos for analysis.

  4. Cost-Effectiveness: Drone inspections can be more cost-effective than hiring personnel or specialised equipment such as scaffolding for manual inspections, saving both time and money.

  5. Detailed Imaging: Drones equipped with high-resolution cameras can capture detailed images of the roof surface, allowing inspectors to identify potential issues such as cracks, leaks, or damage more accurately.

  6. Documentation: The images and videos captured during drone inspections serve as valuable documentation, providing a clear record of the roof’s condition for insurance claims, maintenance planning, or property assessment purposes.

  7. Non-Intrusive: Drone inspections are non-intrusive and minimize disruption to occupants or activities within the house, making them suitable for residential properties.

Overall, utilising drones for house roof inspections offers a safer, more efficient, and cost-effective solution, providing detailed insights into the roof’s condition while minimising risks and inconvenience.

Construction Site Progress Reporting

Using drones for periodic construction site progress reports offers numerous advantages:

  1. Comprehensive Coverage: Drones can capture aerial images and videos of the entire construction site, providing a comprehensive overview of progress across all areas.

  2. Accuracy: High-resolution imagery from drones allows for precise measurement and analysis of construction progress, enabling accurate tracking of milestones and identification of any deviations from the original plan.

  3. Timeliness: Drones can quickly and efficiently gather data, providing real-time or near-real-time updates on construction progress. This ensures that project managers and stakeholders have access to the latest information for decision-making.

  4. Cost-Effectiveness: Compared to traditional methods such as manned aerial surveys or ground-based inspections, using drones for progress reports can be more cost-effective, reducing the need for expensive equipment or personnel.

  5. Safety: Conducting aerial inspections with drones eliminates the need for workers to access hazardous or hard-to-reach areas of the construction site, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.

  6. Documentation: The data collected by drones, including images, videos,  serve as valuable documentation of construction progress. This documentation can be used for project management, quality assurance, and compliance purposes.

  7. Communication: Aerial imagery from drones provides clear visual evidence of progress to project stakeholders, facilitating effective communication and collaboration among team members, clients, and investors.

Overall, using drones for periodic construction site progress reports enhances efficiency, accuracy, and safety while providing valuable data for project management and decision-making

Estate Agents

Using drone photography offers estate agents several advantages:

  1. Stunning Visuals: Drone photography captures unique and captivating aerial perspectives of properties, showcasing their full scope and surroundings. This visually appealing content can significantly enhance property listings and attract potential buyers.

  2. Comprehensive Coverage: Drones can capture images and videos of the entire property, including large estates, expansive landscapes, and hard-to-reach areas. This provides a more comprehensive view of the property compared to traditional ground-based photography.

  3. Highlighting Features: Drone photography allows estate agents to highlight key features of a property, such as landscaping, amenities, architectural details, and panoramic views. This helps potential buyers better visualize themselves living in the space.

  4. Differentiation: Utilising drone photography sets listings apart from the competition. Properties marketed with aerial imagery stand out in online listings and marketing materials, grabbing the attention of prospective buyers in a crowded market.

  5. Increased Engagement: High-quality aerial imagery generated by drones attracts more attention and engagement from potential buyers on listing platforms, social media, and marketing campaigns. This can lead to more inquiries and ultimately faster sales.

  6. Time and Cost Savings: While traditional aerial photography used to require hiring helicopters or planes, drones now offer a far more cost-effective and efficient alternative. Estate agents using our drone services can quickly capture stunning aerial footage without the need for expensive equipment or permits.

  7. Accurate Representation: Drone photography provides a more accurate representation of a property’s size, layout, and condition, giving buyers a clearer understanding of what to expect before scheduling viewings. This helps streamline the buying process and reduces the likelihood of surprises or disappointments.

  8. Adaptability: Drones can adapt to various property types and terrain, from urban environments to rural landscapes, waterfront properties, and large estates. This versatility allows estate agents to effectively market a wide range of properties using aerial photography.

Overall, incorporating drone photography into their marketing strategy enables estate agents to showcase properties in a visually compelling and informative manner, ultimately leading to increased interest, faster sales, and satisfied clients.

Landscape Architects & Garden Designers

Drone photography offers landscape architects and garden designers a plethora of benefits, revolutionizing how they plan, design, and showcase their work. Here are some key advantages:

  1. Aerial Perspective: Drones provide a unique bird’s-eye view of landscapes that was previously only accessible through expensive helicopter rentals or satellite imagery. This perspective allows designers to see the entirety of a site, understand its topography, and identify potential challenges and opportunities.

  2. Site Analysis: Drones equipped with high-resolution cameras can capture detailed imagery of sites, enabling landscape architects and designers to conduct thorough site analysis. This includes assessing sunlight exposure, drainage patterns, vegetation distribution, and existing structures, which are crucial for informed design decisions.

  3. Enhanced Planning and Design: With accurate aerial imagery, designers can create more precise and effective design plans. They can overlay drone-captured images with design sketches or digital renderings to visualize how proposed changes will integrate with the existing landscape.

  4. Client Communication: Drone photography enhances client communication by providing visually compelling presentations. Clients can better understand proposed designs when presented with aerial imagery showcasing how their property will look post-implementation. This can facilitate client buy-in and lead to smoother project approval processes.

  5. Marketing and Promotion: High-quality aerial photographs and videos captured by drones are excellent marketing tools for landscape architects and garden designers. Stunning aerial shots can be used in portfolios, websites, social media, and marketing materials to showcase the designer’s skills and attract new clients.

  6. Progress Monitoring: Throughout the construction phase, drones can be used to monitor project progress. Regular aerial surveys provide designers with up-to-date information on how the project is evolving, allowing for timely adjustments and ensuring that the design intent is being realized.

  7. Cost and Time Savings: Compared to traditional methods such as hiring manned aircraft or conducting ground surveys, drone photography is often more cost-effective and time-efficient. Drones can quickly capture extensive areas with high precision, reducing the need for manual labor and lengthy site visits.

  8. Environmental Impact Assessment: Drones can help assess the environmental impact of proposed designs on surrounding ecosystems. By monitoring vegetation health, wildlife habitats, and water bodies from above, designers can minimize negative environmental effects and incorporate sustainable practices into their projects.

Overall, drone photography empowers landscape architects and garden designers with valuable insights, enhances design quality, improves client communication, and streamlines project management, ultimately leading to more successful and sustainable landscape projects.

 
 
 

General Information About Our Drone Services

Below is a brief outline of our services and applicable conditions. The use of drones in the UK is highly regulated by the CAA. We are fully certificated and insured to operate drones safely.

Safety, Certification & Planning

At ScreenWrx, safety is paramount. We ensure this through rigorous pre-flight checks and on-site examinations for every drone. Our team briefs clients thoroughly on project risks and safety measures.

With CAA Operational Authorisation and A2 CofC, and £5m in Public Liability coverage, we guarantee legal compliance. We conduct online surveys for airspace restrictions and risk assessments for each job. Cordons and marked landing areas are established on-site, with all aircraft equipped with “return to home” features.

An operations plan is created before every flight, and the pilot determines safety on the day.

Copyright and Use of Material

ScreenWrx holds copyright for all aerial photography and footage, negotiable for buyout in specific contracts. Clients can freely use material for promotion, media, print, and advertising, outlined in our terms.

Selling or allowing 3rd party use without prior written agreement is prohibited. We reserve the right to use footage for our promotion across various media channels.

Client material won’t be used until published, and we may supply it to stock libraries later.

Weather

We monitor weather forecasts 5 days ahead of shoots. If conditions look unfavourable, we notify clients 48 hours prior and reschedule at no extra cost, transferring the deposit to the new date.

While weather is a UK business risk, we aim for flexibility. If rescheduling isn’t possible due to factors beyond our control, deposits aren’t refunded. If we stick to the original date despite bad weather, our pilots wait on-site.

If we can’t shoot, we charge in full but offer a 25% discount on the second shoot.

Drone Services - Pricing Guide

Costs vary according to the complexity of the project so the following are guideline prices. We provide a fixed price quote for all work.

    • Single Photo Flight: from £140 including minimum of 20 still photos.
    • Extended Flights: Up to 3 x 20 min flights from £250 including minimum of 60 still photos and / or unedited video clips.
  • Roof Inspections from £100 for residential or from £200 for industrial / commercial.

Travel is free for up to 20 miles from our base in Heathfield, East Sussex, then 50p per mile.

A non-refundable deposit of £50 is required to confirm bookings

All photos and video are supplied unedited. We can also supply an edited version if required. Price will depend on the complexity of the individual project.

We are happy to discuss prices for clients, such as Estate Agents or Project Managers booking regular repeat work.