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 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...
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...
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...
November 3rd, 2016
Above Barbados were asked by MediaHouse to support their video shoot of Peter Ram's new music video 'Good Morning'.
Shooting across the island at multiple locations over multiple days Above Barbados provided full aerial and ground support for the duration of the shoot. Utilising our 4K aerial platform and ultra high-defition steadycam we captured...
October 20th, 2016
We were hired by a local agency to capture video and stills of a construction project for C.O.Williams at Apes Hill, Barbados.
The shoot involved capturing various angles of the new constructions paving and driveway, highlighting the development and machinery being used. Shots being taken while work was in progress to showcase the scale of the job...
October 10th, 2016
In conjunction with our partner Kirk Watkins Photography, Above Barbados were requested to provide aerial and ground-based photo and video across a range of the Elegant Hotel groups properties in Barbados.
Spread over six days of shooting the deliverables included
high-quality aerial photography of various sites
employee interviews across...
October 10th, 2016
Above Barbados were asked to capture aerial photography of the Happy Daze catamaran for their website and promotions. Batts Rock on the West Coast of Barbados was chosen as the location for the shoot as it offers a secluded bay with beautiful water and coral features. The fantastic colour changes in the water and a secluded backdrop worked very...
September 17th, 2016
A trip to Warrens during a full moon to use our large-sensor aerial camera at night.
Above Barbados working with Kirk Watkins Photography to offer unparalleled photo quality over Barbados.
September 11th, 2016
Above Barbados were asked by Sagicor to film the 2016 Globe-athon Barbados event.
Although the brief was to fly aerial we ended up covering the event with an array of cameras -
two aerial crews to cover seperate points of the run/walk, utlising remote controlled 3-axis gimbal drone platforms shooting in 4k high-definition
September 7th, 2016
Above Barbados were proud to supply footage to the Bellairs Research Institute (McGill) and the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill Campus) in partnership with the Diabetes Assocation of Barbados for their video on diabetes in Barbados.
September 1st, 2016
An evening to night visit to Carilsle Bay, Barbados to gather stock photography and test the capabilities of our X5 micro 4/3 camera.