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 14th, 2020
Working with Zangief Productions, Above Barbados provided the aerial video for Warrior's new music video. A three location shoot in Barbados, involved close quarters flying, vehicle tracking and close synchronisaiton to deliver the final result. See the video below! Directed and produced by JLife1000.
September 6th, 2020
During the quiet time over lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we spent time gathering aerial hyperlapses (moving aerial timelapses) to put together this video of Barbados. Comprising multiple locations across the island, the video uses individual full resolution raw image frames (20mb each in size) to create an ultra-high definition (6k...
May 5th, 2020
Barbados is offering safeport to many of the cruise ships that are currently weathering the Corona virus storm. Carnival Freedom was anchored offshore recently so we took the opportunity to take some shots of the ship. Launched in 2006 and operated by Carnival Cruise Line it is 290m long and can carry just under 3,000 passengers. We hope to see...
November 23rd, 2019
Above Barbados are licensed, registered and insured to fly drones throughout the Caribbean region. We were hired to film a cruise ship in Bequia, St Vincent. Using a combination of shore flying and launching/catching the drone from a chase boat we covered all the angles of the boat in both Bequia and in Kingstown, St Vincent itself. Shot in 4K...
November 20th, 2019
Above Barbados were hired to provide aerial video for the launch of Molly Mae's latest line. Flying at multiple locations on the South and West coasts of Barbados, footage was displayed in real-time to the director allowing instant decisions to be made on requirements and progress. Provided in 4K ultra-high resolution, the campaign video has seen...
July 6th, 2019
Above Barbados were the official drone support crew for Sol Rally Barbados 2019. Providing aerial coverage on every day of the three-day rally (and on the preceeding King of the Hill event the weekend before). After each stage, choice shots were immediately sent through to the media team for near instant publication on the rally's social media...
June 16th, 2019
The Weather Channel featured Above Barbados' footage on a two-part segment on the sargassum seaweed outbreak affecting the Atlantic. Using our 4K footage shot previously on the South and East coasts of Barbados, the segments extensively utilised our video with featured credit and aired worldwide.
May 30th, 2019
Above Barbados provided the live aerial feed to Genius Lynk for the 2019 Flow King of the Hill event. Broadcasting from a variety of locations, we provided full HD transmissions, from the air, to a base over 2km away for viewing on the large screen in front of the crowd. Flying for live transmissions requires a slightly different approach than...
May 2nd, 2019
Above Barbados provided the aerial filming by drone for the recent Kuoni Travel tourism shoot in Barbados. Shooting various locations island-wide, for five days, Above Barbados provided high-resolution D-log footage in 4k for the production. With locations such as Sandy Lane, horse-racing at the Garisson, the Saint Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway...
February 8th, 2019
The Villages at Coverley wanted an aerial timelapse of their new development in Barbados. Coverley falls within the 'no-fly' zone surrounding Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport, while waivers can be sought and Above Barbados have many construction monitoring tools available, the cost of a daily flight over the space of four months can...
April 12th, 2018
Above Barbados were asked to provide drone filming for Afrobeats star Davido's latest video shot entirely in Barbados. Encompassing multiple locaitons across the East Coast of Barbados, the video shows the diverse changes in location that Barbados can provide within close proximty of each other. Above Barbados dual operated the Inspire 1 Pro...
December 21st, 2017
Above Barbados conducted a 2 day shoot at the Garrison in Bridgetown. Collecting stock photography and high resolution video of the Independence Monument. 
December 6th, 2017
Above Barbados were hired by the Discovery Channel to film aerial drone footage for the 'Daily Planet' show. The segment covered the Mayers' brothers rallying in Barbados, teaching the host how to handbrake turn. The aerial action took place at Vaucluse Raceway, St Thomas over an afternoon of shooting various angles - from high establishing shots...
November 13th, 2017
Above Barbados provided aerial videography for use in the SoCo Hotel video. Shooting on the South Coast of Barbados, the shoot involved providing aerial aspects of the video shoot at the hotel. The video, produced by Brian Murphy can be seen below.
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...

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