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11 Years Since New Beginnings

by Admin on 12th September 2018 in Aerial Photography

Celebrating 11 years of being under the ownership of Ian Leslie, we look back at our humble beginnings and see how we’ve evolved with an ever-competitive industry.   When High Level Photography was established in 1985 by founder Keith Hallam, it ran successfully specialising in Highway CCTV surveys and commercial property photography. When Keith decided […]

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Only use approved commercial drone operators or you could be out of pocket – warns CAA
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by David Reeves on 25th May 2018 in Drone

If you are paying someone to fly a drone you must check that they have the necessary safety approval, or you could be paying for an illegal operator that won’t be insured if things go wrong, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) warned today. Anyone being paid to fly a drone needs to be an […]

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A Day in the Life – On assignment with a High Level Photographer (Part 1)
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by David Reeves on 24th January 2018 in Behind the Scenes

Camera bag checked, cards formatted, van packed, weather checked – ready to go. Another day in the life of a High Level photographer setting off from the office near Woking, Surrey, heading out on the road to nowhere – or on this occasion, Greenwich in East London! Having been thoroughly briefed by the Ops Manager […]

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Why use a professional photographer?
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by admin on 24th August 2017 in News

We’ve all heard that saying “it’s not what you know, but who you know” and although that may apply to certain scenarios it is not something you should consider when searching for a commercial photographer. Enlisting a family member or a friend who is really interested in photography, but has no professional experience at a […]

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New Year Fireworks Spectacular
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by Bryony Bishop on 16th January 2017 in Behind the Scenes

A High Level View of London’s New Year Fireworks Spectacular! Working at High Level gets us into many unique and wonderful locations. Being commissioned for a photographic shoot whilst getting a front row seat in a luxury penthouse to view the New Year fireworks display in Central London, was an opportunity that was too good to pass […]

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University Challenge – Imperial West Progress
A finished phase of new Imperial College buildings on a still active construction site.

by Bryony Bishop on 12th December 2016 in Elevated Mast

A slow burner and perhaps a little less sexy than the usual High Level Photography services portfolio is that of our progress or timelapse projects. A particular case in point is that of the Imperial West development at Shepherd’s Bush in West London. The Site The site is just to the left of the elevated […]

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Red Sky at Night… Aerial Photographer’s Delight!
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by admin on 26th June 2013 in Aerial Photography

The Joy of a red streaked summer evening sky gives no greater encouragement to our aerial photographers’ with an extensive list of “summer sunshine” briefs in their diary!  Putting our faith in the great British summer (and weather forecast), one evening last week we called air traffic control and scheduled a take-off slot for early […]

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Evening aerial photography flight over the River Thames
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by admin on 7th June 2013 in Aerial Photography

Recently, two of the High Level Photographers’ flew a helicopter down the river Thames in London to capture some sunset shots over London – a contrast to our early birds eye view aerial photography of London in dawn sunshine, which you can view here.   In our short timeframe we got some stunning crisp photographs of the […]

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Jessica Ennis Welcomes Air travellers to British Soil
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by admin on 23rd June 2012 in Aerial Photography

  Giant Field Painting of Jessica Ennis   Aerial Photography of A Giant Grass Painting High Level’s aerial photography service was commissioned to photograph a giant grass painting of Jessica Ennis painted on a playing field in Isleworth, Middlesex, England.  An early start at 4.00am to take a helicopter over the site, it was this early to […]

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Heathrow Unveils Royal Runway with Giant Union Flag
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by admin on 25th May 2012 in Aerial Photography

A giant Union Jack flag with an image of Her Majesty the Queen was today unveiled next to Heathrow’s runway 27R / 09L to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. It is the first time ever an image has been painted on the airfield.   The artwork measures 30 metres in length and is 540sq m in total […]

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