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The Big Ladder Photographer

Aerial images By drone taken by an award-winning photographer

Driven by a highly experienced and award-winning photographer and videographer, The Big Ladder Photographer captures the world in a unique and original way.

The Big Ladder carries out high end aerial photography by drone with images and video appearing in media in the UK and around the world.  

Current clients include The Royal Horticultural Society and Kensington Palace, where we were asked to provide footage of HRH  Duchess Of Cambridge’s Garden at The Hampton Court Garden Festival.

The Big Ladder also shoots for The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Daily Mail and the Royal Parks as well as providing stunning images to British Tourism advertising the UK abroad.

The Big Ladder is an aerial drone production company, covering London, Surrey, Hampshire, Kent, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.


From construction site progress images and building surveys to high profile media projects the Big Ladder shoots it all.

More than just a new perspective, Big Ladder brings years of ground-based camera experience to drone photography and video.

Big Ladder produces high quailty 4K dynamic video shoots for various clients as seen in the footage below.

As a fully qualified CAA/PfCO pilot Big Ladder founder Chris Gorman applies his broad photographic knowledge and adaptive style to the exciting new medium of drone photography.

The Big Ladder was recently shortlisted for drone photographer of the year at the British Photography Awards.

The Big Ladder Archive is represented by Getty Images. To purchase images for editorial use click HERE for more details.

Official Photographer For

The Man on the Ladder

Regularly published and his work selected for prominent exhibitions, Chris has more than 30 years’ experience across editorial, event and landscape photography – working amongst the best of the British and New Zealand industries.

High End Drone Photography and Video  

Images of the land, taken from the air by an award-winning photographer

Extensive global travel and residence amongst unique New Zealand landscapes has helped Chris hone his craft.

Working alongside the best in the industry, he knows how to push the boundaries of creativity to get the shot: Chris knows how to capture moments as monumental images.

What they say :

“On behalf of Lord Puttnam I would to thank you for the wonderful picture you took of him and Sir David Attenborough. It captures them both perfectly, and is definitely one for the album! Lord Puttnam is very grateful.” – Office of Lord Puttnam, The Houses Of Parliament.

Regularly published, his work has been selected for prominent exhibitions.  Working amongst the best of the British and New Zealand industries. His drone work has recently appeared in:

  • The Times
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • The Guardian
  • The Daily Mail
  • London Evening Standard
  • New Zealand Herald
  • Sydney Daily Telegraph

“The Big Ladder aerial photographer is fast establishing itself as one of the UK’s leading drone experts. Chris’ images have appeared many times in our publications and such is the quality of his work we expect to feature him for many years to come”

Elliot Wagland

Head Of Pictures, London Evening Standard

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