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Nik Collection Ambassador

Nik Collection Ambassador

The Big Ladder is proud to have signed as an official ambassador of The Nik Software Collection. Nik Software is a suite of Photoshop and Lightroom plugins formally owned by google now owned by DXO. Many images in the Big Ladder archive use HDR Efex Pro this involves...

HRH Duchess Of Cambridge Garden At Hampton Court

HRH Duchess Of Cambridge Garden At Hampton Court

As part of my work for the Royal Horticultural Society I was asked this week to fly over the garden designed by The Duchess Of Cambridge at this weeks Hampton Court garden Festival. When news of Kate's Chelsea garden design debut first broke, it led to an overnight...

Royal Horticultural Society

Royal Horticultural Society

The Big Ladder photographer specialises in aerial photography and videography. There is no better way to illustrate a building or general construction project than dynamic stills and video from the air. The Big Ladder recently joined forces with the Royal...

Featured in Digital Camera Magazine

Featured in Digital Camera Magazine

The Big Ladder is featured in this months edition of Digital Camera Magazine. The article written by Chris explains how he identifies subjects to be photographed based on how news worthy they may be. Even a pretty landscape is often shot with a news angle in mind in...

Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

Last week I had the huge honour of photographing Sir David Attenborough for the Open University where he helped them celebrate their 50th Birthday giving a short speech. Although The Big Ladder brand is for drone photography if it wasn't for Sir David Attenborough I...

Construction Progress Images

Construction Progress Images

One of the many services provided by The Big Ladder Photographer is aerial drone imagery of construction / building site progress. We provided both dynamic stills and 4k video of construction projects. We were asked recently to photograph the progress of the brand new...

Daily Telegraph Front Page: Behind the Scenes

Daily Telegraph Front Page: Behind the Scenes

The Big Ladder made the front page of The Daily Telegraph over the Easter weekend with this image of sunbathers on Bournemouth Beach. All Big Ladder images are the result of an idea that I've been carrying around for sometime. Often waiting for the right time / news...

Drone Light Trails : The Method

Drone Light Trails : The Method

Two ideas came together on this shoot resulting in a picture of what looks like a miraculous halo above St Huberts Church in Idsworth Hampshire.  The first idea was to use the very bright landing light on the drone (Mavic 2 Pro) to paint a long exposure in a...

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