We help people fly their drones in amazing places, and capture amazing images. Bamburgh Castle, on the Northumbeland Coast, is a magical, much-photographed place. Few people have ever shot it from the air. We have. We know exactly the best take-off position. And the spots in the sky we like to take images from. But you may well see something different. That is the joy of drone flying. We have spoken to the powers that be at the Castle, so they know and approve of what we do on these Let’s Go Iconic events. Let’s Go.
At a Glance
Your tutor: James Cummings. Broadcast TV Producer & Camera OP, Montane ambassador, Presenter. Durham/ Northumberland resident. Drone Expert.
Numbers: Maximum 6
Base Camp: The beach in front of Bamburgh Castle
Skill level: Everyone interested in capturing iconic images in an iconic location. From a totally new perspective.
Timing: Once a month
Exertion: Medium. Depending on the tide, it may be a 100 metre walk, or a 500 metre walk, across sand, to our preferred take off spot
Weather: In the event the forecast is bad, we will contact you to arrange another suitable date for your In a Day experience, or send you a full refund. The good news is, across 1,000s of lessons delivered over six years, fewer than 10% of lessons need to be rearranged because of the weather. The weather in the UK is not that bad!
The Northumberland Coast is awash with amazing Castles, in amazing locations. These were fighting folk, back in the day. We take full advantage with this In a Day event, focused on Bamburgh Castle. There is no shortage of great land-based images of Bamburgh Castle. But shooting from the air, taking off from the beach, will give you a unique platform to capture bucket list images of this iconic castle.
James Cummings is an expert photographer and videographer, and an outstanding drone pilot. With him by your side, you will learn rapidly about composition, framing, camera settings, and how to get your drone in the right place at the right moment to capture the best light, and the best images.
The drone flying here, in all honesty, is straight-forward. The beach is a big place, and the sky is bigger. So don’t worry if you are just starting out on your drone adventure. But equally don’t look past this if you are already a frequent flyer. This one is all about capturing amazing drone photos and video. In an amazing place. With an amazing guide. Wherever your starting point, this is a good place to visit, on your drone adventure.