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Above Horizon Photography

Aerial Mapping, Inspection and 3D Modelling Specialists



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We are PfCO holders and CAA approved commercial drone operators covering Bristol, the South West UK and beyond.

Experts in mapping, 3D modelling, surveying and inspection work as well as photos, video (including 360°) and timelapse.

We can edit as well as create 360 panoramas and virtual tours, very high resolution gigapixel images and are PIX4Dmapper certified for data processing.

Fully insured with £5 million public liability insurance, CSCS card holders for construction sites, and we can capture from the ground as well as from the air.


DJI Phantom 4 Pro
DJI Inspire 2
DJI Inspire 1 Pro
Maximum height
above the surface
Public liability insurance
Megapixel stills photos
Maximum flight time
per battery


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Aerial Mapping and Topographical Survey


Use our aerial drone mapping service for detailed and accurate survey-grade orthomosaics (maps), 3D models and volumetric analysis.

Roof and Building Inspections

Building and Roof Inspection

We can inspect structures and areas, uploading high resolution images to our online portal for annotation and reporting, as well as creating interactive 3D models.

Saltford Brass Mill

Data Processing and Analysis

We expertly process and output data in many formats including video, photo and data files compatible with the Adobe Suite, ArcGIS, AutoCAD and other CAD and BIM systems, on Physical Media, USB , or Cloud Storage.

Blaise Castle Capture, 3D Modelling and Printing

3D Modelling

We are experienced at capture and processing of data to create 3D datasets and models, fly through videos and interactive models.


360 Panoramas and Virtual Tours

We can capture high resolution gigapixel 360 interactive panoramas from the air and the ground, upload online or offline and create virtual tours. Google Street View and Matterport also supported.

Agricultural Services

We can provide livestock counting from the air, experienced in mapping rural areas such as farmland, capturing NDVI imagery for plant health measurements for crops.

Property Marketing


A birds eye view provides a unique perspective of your site, services or property and really stands out. We provide high quality stills and video, as well as virtual tours.


Up to 5.2K video capture, at high bitrate, dynamic range suitable for color grading and professional usage at a variety of focal lengths and file formats. We can also edit.

Construction Sites - Timelapse

Timelapse and Hyperlapse

We capture short or long term timelapse video from the ground e.g. construction sites and also hyperlapses by drone, which make great for progress reporting and marketing materials for websites and social media feeds.


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Aerial Mapping and Topographical Survey

1. Understand your requirements

Fill in our contact form so we can discuss your requirements.

We will provide a quote when we know what exactly is involved, where and when.

Aerial Mapping and Topographical Survey

2. Plan the Flights

Safety is always of paramount importance.

We will carry out detailed planning so the flights can be carried out as safely as possible.

3. Risk Assessment and Flights

We will perform an on-site risk assessment and check for any potential hazards, taking any neccessary preventative measures before any flights are made.

4. Provide your Data

We will provide the outputs, as agreed, which usually involves us editing the photos, video footage or processing of data and providing online or physical media.


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A small selection of what we have captured and processed and able to share - click each to find out more:
Aerial Property Photography Services
Tower Bridge Drone Photo
Construction Site Crane and Concrete BuildingAssembly
A dollshouse view of a Matterport virtual tour
PIX4D point data 3D
3D model of Saltford Brass Mill
Clevedon Pier
Blaize Castle 3D model printed
Orthomosaic crop small


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We fly professional DJI drones including the Phantom 4 Pro and dual operator capable Inspire 2 and Inspire 1.

Our aircraft have advanced safety features, these include collision avoidance sensors and we can fit propeller guards if needed – for example if flying indoors.

All are regularly maintained, tested and flown as per our CAA approved operating procedures by our experienced, insured and trained remote pilots.


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We are members of the BMFA, ARPAS (a professional body for the RPAS industry in the UK), The Royal Photographic Society as well as a number of other business related groups and organisations.


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Contact us via the enquiry form below and we we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Please include some basic details such as type and location of the proposed work, which will help us provide an estimate.
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