Our Recent Work

Find out more about our recent work below!

Above Barbados are licensed & insured aerial video & photography specialists. Utilising remote-controlled quadcopters / multi-rotor UAVs / drones.

September 7th, 2017
Above Barbados supplied footage from our extensive stock archive for the promotional videos to be used for the upcoming Vujaday Festival in Barbados. Find out more about the festival on their Facebook page and website.
September 3rd, 2017
Above Barbados were asked to film a party cruise on board the Jammin' catamaran. We filmed aerial during the two stops and while sailing, ground steadycam during the cruising along with some 360 onboard footage and timelapse footage. We have filmed a lot of catamarans over the years and while challenging it is always enjoyable. Typically we launch...
August 13th, 2017
Above Barbados were asked to aerially survey a large area of land in Saint Joseph, Barbados. The property was not yet cleared and extensively covered in vegetation so it was particularly difficult to navigate fully in any form on the ground - the perfect opportunity for a drone solution! Using a combination of manual flying and pre-programmed...
July 14th, 2017
Above Barbados and Kirk Watkins Photography recently undertook a stock gathering exercise at Wildey, Barbados. Utilising our X5 camera platform with it's excellent low-light capabilities, we took the opportunity on a clear, relatively windless night to run very long exposure shots. These shots, coupled with the platform's stability and ability to...
June 26th, 2017
Above Barbados were invited to take specific photography and video of the ongoing work at Sandals, Barbados. The photography aspect involved supplying RAW photos taken at matching angles and focal lengths from a previously computer rendered sequence of images. Time was taken to ensure that the same angle and shot was produced in real-life so it...
June 7th, 2017
Above Barbados were active on all fronts during Sol Rally Barbados! With various contracts requesting coverage we were filming from all angles - ground steadycam footage using our X5 Osmo 4-axis steadycam - both day and night aerial coverage using our Inspire 1 Pro, dual operated onboard action cams using our 4k HD GoPro Hero Session 5s...
June 1st, 2017
Above Barbados were hired to provide aerial, ground and underwater filming for Tripp Derrick's latest artistic project. While painting underwater may sound impossible, Tripp pulled it off and we filmed it! Using our stabliised high-definition aerial rig to capture scenes from the air, our 4 axis steadycam rig for the ground work we utlised a wide...
April 20th, 2017
Above Barbados were asked to photograph a variety of angles of a real estate development on the West Coast of Barbados.  Using our high-definition aerial photography rig, we were able to provide views of, and from, the property not available to traditional photography.  
April 18th, 2017
Above Barbados undertook a real estate shoot to get a specific shot on a property in Royal Westmoreland. It was to be a dusk shot of the property to show the lighting of the property atr this time of day. Using our X3 and X5 aerial platform the shots were taken, previews supplied to the client and then post-processing carried out on the chosen...
April 10th, 2017
Above Barbados were hired to provide aerial and ground steadycam footage for the BTMI's cycling video produced by James Appleton. Making extensive use of the 'golden hour' of light at sunrise that gives the vivid, stunning colours and long shadows - although the 'golden hour' in Barbados is more akin to a golden 15 minutes - you have to shoot...
April 5th, 2017
Working with the Caribbean Production Service Company and Marcom Global Vision, Above Barbados were hired to film aerial video over St Kitts. Above Barbados are insured throughout the region and we are able to fly and support any regional shoot. We spent two days scouting and two days shooting across the island, the final production for Japanese...
January 15th, 2017
Above Barbados were hired for a day long shoot aboard the Seaduced fleet of catamarans and boats. The shoot involved both video and stills (in RAW format) of a range of activities, ensuring the experience of the luxury services offered by Seadcued were captured perfectly. We shot high-definition aerial and underwater footage of the various boats...
January 3rd, 2017
Above Barbados were asked to take aerial photography and video of the Verdun House and Marina House facilities for the Substance Abuse Foundation Inc. (SAF). These important institutions focus on the reeducation and rehabilation of those addicted to substance abuse.  We shot angles showcasing the grounds, facilities and locations - both...
December 28th, 2016
With an unprecedented seven cruise ships in the port, the Port Authority asked Above Barbados to capture the event from the air. With permission from the port and escorted by security, we captured aerial photography showcasing the occasion and enabling their media contact to see and select angles live. With the shoot concluded in three flights, we...
December 15th, 2016
A morning at Mullins Beach in St Peter, Barbados shooting aerial footage of Sinitta for the Lorraine show on ITV in the UK. The shoot involved some beach shots of the star playing in the surf and walking along the shoreline before moving to action shots showing her on the jetski in the light blue sea. The final shots were of Sinitta and her son...
December 14th, 2016
Shooting in conjunction with Hawk Aerials from the UK, Above Barbados provided the aerial rig and support for a four-day shoot at various locations across Barbados. The extensive shoot involved filming stock video at various locations in various scenes island-wide on the DJI Inspire 1 X5 camera. From luxury villa, to coastal scenes by Batts Rock,...
November 27th, 2016
Above Barbados took a number of photos and video for stock usage while in the Bridgetown Careenage. Some of the stock has been used in our 50th Independence video Rising Forwards along with various other productions. You can view our stock aerial video library online and see our gallery of photos.
November 26th, 2016
Working for Caribbean Production Service Company, Above Barbados were hired to film the aerial aspects of the 2017 Virgin Media advertisement shoot. A week-long production taking place in Barbados the shoot involved extensive tech planning/rehearsals culminating in two days of shooting on the East and West Coast of Barbados. For the shoot we were...
November 25th, 2016
In a bit of a change from our normal filming Carters Barbados requested a quick filming session to tap into the mannequin challenge viral trend! Shot in a few hours during a Friday afternoon using a steadycam we setup some quick change scenes and got a video together for them join in the challenge! The video has become Carters most viewed video on...
November 4th, 2016
With the 50th anniversary of Barbados' Independence fast approaching, it was important to capture some high-quality stills of the independence lights in Bridgetown. We undertook a night shoot to capture the lights in both still format and in interactive 360. The final image was a whopping 325 MegaPixels! This means that you can zoom in on any part...

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