// Cloudbase Media

Aerial Video, Photography, Inspection and Mapping.

Licensed by the civil aviation authority

About Us

Based in Keswick in the Lake District and bringing together public sector aviation experience, with over a decade of graphic design, photography and video editing skills. Cloudbase Media is in the perfect position to offer high quality commercial aerial imaging and editing at a seriously competitive price. Serving Cumbria and beyond.

Spring aerial photography showcase

Coming soon, the Lake District aerial video shoot is nearly here! Follow us on facebook for the latest news. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's true, a short video is worth at least a million.

Our mission statement

“To provide stunning HD images and video from a unique aerial perspective. We are committed to providing a professional, reliable and most importantly affordable service, operating strictly within the remit of UK aviation law so you can be assured that your footage is compliant with all drone regulations. We operate across Cumbria and can tender jobs further afield if requested.”

Drones and the Law

Whichever drone company you chose for your aerial photography, make sure they are properly insured and most importantly licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority.

See all CAA permission holders.

The main regulations causing problems for commercial projects are:

Air Navigation Order - Article 94

(5) The person in charge of a small unmanned aircraft must not fly the aircraft for the purposes of commercial operations except in accordance with a permission granted by the CAA.

Air Navigation Order - Article 95

(1) The person in charge of a small unmanned surveillance aircraft must not fly the aircraft in any of the circumstances described in paragraph (2) except in
accordance with a permission issued by the CAA.

(2) The circumstances referred to in paragraph (1) are:

(a) over or within 150 metres of any congested area;

Cloudbase media can lawfully carry out commercial operations AND can operate within 150m of a congested area. (License No: 5253)

Why choose Cloudbase?

CAA Licensed

We hold a full day and night operating permission from the CAA, this also allows us to operate in congested areas. CAA ID: 5253

Public Liability Cover

Our operations are insured from a base level of £1,000,000 up to £10,000,000.

Real world experience

We have a wealth of professional experience operating UAV's in the public sector and local knowledge of the Lake District and Cumbria.

The full creative package

We have the facility to provide professional in-house video and image editing to get your drone footage looking exactly how you need it.

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Our latest articles

Check back for regular articles covering our projects, best practice, technology, aerial photography tips, lake district information and practically anything else to do with drones and photography and aerial photography in Cumbria.