Hire a Drone Operator Durham

Take Your Project, Work or Vision to the next level with Drone Studio North East

How It Works: Transforming Vision into High-quality Videography

In four simple steps, you can completely transform the way you market to stakeholders, customers and the general public . Begin by getting in touch and we can discuss your project requirements and I can pull together a bespoke quote for you. Next, I take care of all of the boring but important legal stuff such as insurance, risk assessments etc before the shoot. On the day of filming, I get to work to execute your vision. Finally, you receive the finished work either via online file transfer or via a USB through the post. 

Who's It For?

If you are in need of a drone operator for almost any purpose, we are likely to be a great choice for you! Need a few aerial photos and videos of your home or your parent’s home for a Christmas present? Need someone to capture a bespoke event from the air? Get in touch and we can help fulfil most manners of weird and wonderful requests.

For Construction and Real Estate Developers in County Durham

Transform your property marketing with Drone Studio North East’s variety of professional drone services. Elevate project presentations and give potential buyers a comprehensive, aerial view of your properties. From 3D models to high-quality fly-throughs, there is a very wide range of services available for this market.

For Event Organizers and Advertising Agencies in County Durham

Transform your events with Drone Studio North East’s drone videography services. Capture the size, beauty and atmosphere of your events in ways traditional videography cannot.

For Accommodation and Tourism Businesses in County Durham

Boost your bookings with Drone Studio North East’s aerial photography and videography. This is somewhat of a specialty of our company, as we have created full promotional videos, social media content and much more for local cottage, camping and glamping business owners to help sky-rocket sales.

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Why Choose Drone Studio North East?

Going far beyond just being a standard drone operator. Drone Studio North East is your expert choice for not just shooting but also editing your projects in County Durham. Countless hours of flying, filming and editing have been completed to ensure your project is to the highest possible standard. Furthermore, I hold an A2 Certificate of Competency qualification from the CAA so you know you are in good hands.

So why wait? Employ the services of Drone Studio North East today!

I Am a A2 CofC Certified Drone Operator And Commercially Insured, So No Stress

Julian VarasJulian Varas
16:09 11 Jul 24
Drone Studio North East provides a great quality, efficent service. Highly recommended for drone photography.
Phoebe WightwickPhoebe Wightwick
12:38 08 Jul 24
We used Drone Studio North East to get some aerial photography of a large commercial site and the services have been fantastic. Dan is very communicative and friendly, and the photos were exactly what we were looking for - thank you!
Steven LeggetSteven Legget
07:34 24 Jun 24
amazing quality work, reactive to the live event and lovely to work with!
Lake Holiday CottagesLake Holiday Cottages
12:27 30 Apr 24
Dan did a superb drone survey on our roof that was leaking which enabled our roofer to pinpoint the problem. He will be our first call in future and would recommend his services to all property owners.
Aaron ShepherdsonAaron Shepherdson
20:50 23 Apr 24
Dan at Drone Studio North East provided fantastic end to end service. Quick responsiveness combined with a professional approach to his work made for a smooth process throughout our project.The end product was of very high standard and produced a very high quality edit to showcase the project. I would highly recommend Dan to anyone looking for aerial content!
James WatersJames Waters
16:53 05 Mar 24
I reached out to Dan for some commercial drone photography to help capture a landmark event in our region. I couldn't be more pleased with how the work turned out. Dan was amazing, talking us through the steps and very much working to our requirements. The final footage couldn't have been more perfect. Will be using again!
17:05 18 Dec 23
I'm truly dazzled by the service by Dan. From a prompt conversation on what we wanted - to keeping us upto date - the communication has been amazing. Not to forget - the drone shot with lapse are exceptionally to an incredible standard. Don't hesitate on using Dan @ Drone Studio North East - they don't let you down and the work is the best!
Christine BriggsChristine Briggs
10:30 13 Dec 23
Dan was extremely responsive to my initial email request and came to take aerial photos of our property very promptly. On the day, he was friendly and personable and very diligently got on with the job. We're absolutely delighted with the photos, the choice of which was numerous. The photos came by email a day or so later, again very promptly . Would highly recommend.
Ross HalmanRoss Halman
14:52 05 Sep 23
Dan has been fantastic, he took some great Ariel photographs of our family homes! His communication and promptness were brilliant and the shots he took were outstanding !
Lauren St HilaireLauren St Hilaire
08:46 22 Jun 23
Can't recommend the Drone Studio enough. From start to finish Dan dealt with our requirements swiftly and professionally giving great value for money. The Drone Studio far exceeded our expectations with speed, delivery and added extras that we'd not accounted for, not to mention the quality of the photography and video being amazing! We'll definitely be working with them again.
Peter JohnsonPeter Johnson
15:43 06 Jun 23
I used Dan to promote our business with numerous aerial drone promo videos & photos.Dan was very knowledgeable & offered an insight into drone photography.The results were outstanding, resulting in many compliments on our social media pages. The correspondence back & forth from the initial query was 100%. Any queries I initially had were answered in an honest manner & were answered immediately.I wouldn’t hesitate in using Dan again & would highly recommend his work.Thanks again DanPeter & JulieBeamish Glamping
Jordan BartlettJordan Bartlett
12:51 21 Apr 23
I used Drone Studio North East to get some pictures of my new house during and after the building process. The pictures were great and the final edits were just what I asked for too. The whole process was friendly and professional.
Matty CharltonMatty Charlton
12:02 03 Apr 23
Excellent photography and editing skills, just what I needed. 100% recommend to anyone after any drone services.
19:35 22 Mar 23
I used Dan’s services of Drone Studio North East to survey a roof at a property I was looking to purchase. The quality of the video was very impressive and Dan’s ability to get close up and give a proper look was just what was needed.Will be using his services again in the future.

Your Visual Journey Starts Here!

From construction sites to million-pound properties, we have experience in completely transforming how companies market and show off their assets in the very best light to customers.  Ready to fly with Drone Studio North East? Hire a Drone Operator Now and transform your standard site or event into a visual work of art.

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Let's Collaborate

Drone Studio North East believes in the power of collaboration. I love to work closely with my clients to understand their vision and translate that into extraordinary visuals. Drone Studio North East is more than just a drone hire service; think of me as part of your off-site marketing team, delivering high-class results for you everytime.

Aerial Photography and Videography: Transform Your Vision with Expert Drone Hire

Experience excellence and elevate your visuals—hire a drone operator today

Whether it’s construction site fly-overs or panoramic drone media of your luxury cottage stay, Drone Studio North East is your local drone pilot in County Durham that ensures superior quality aerial videography. 

Sporting Events and Outdoor Events: Make Memories with Expert Drone Operations

Capture events dynamically with professional aerial footage for a unique perspective 

Experience the thrill of sporting events and outdoor festivals like never before. Drone Studio North East specialises in aerial filming that adds a dynamic perspective to the action. In County Durham and beyond, our commercial drone services guarantee never-before-seen perspectives of your event. Capture the moment in a unique way and create lasting memories for event-goers – hire a drone operator for your event today.

Real Estate and Staycation Holidays: Unrivalled Aerial Photography Filming for Your Property and Location

Change the way you market to bookers and stand head and shoulders above the competition with professional drone media.

Nothing is more painful for a business owner than owning a 5-star property in a beautiful location and not knowing how to truly show it off to prospective customers. Having a few ground-level photos on your website or Instagram is not only leaving so much potential on the table, it is also getting you lost in the crowd. Let us help you with standing out and showing off your beautiful business to the North East.

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Hiring a professional drone operator provides you with high-quality aerial footage, giving your project a unique perspective. My services at Drone Studio North East not only provide panoramic views and expert editing, but also adhere to safety and legal protocols, ensuring a secure and competent operation from start to finish.

A: A wide range of industries can benefit from hiring a drone operator. Some of my clients include construction firms for progress mapping and 3D modelling their houses, real estate developers for assistance in marketing and selling properties, and tourism businesses for advertising their accommodations and boosting their bookings.

A: Yes. All drone operations are carried out safely and legally according to the latest laws and guidelines from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). All operations are commercially insured, and I carry an A2 Certificate of Competency qualification from the CAA, giving extra peace of mind that you are in good hands.

A: Yes, I understand that each project has its unique needs and so my drone hire service in County Durham offers tailored packages that cater to your specific requirements. For a full range of services offered, click HERE.

A: The delivery time of the footage can vary depending on the scope and specific needs of your project. However, most projects can be turned around and delivered to you within only a few days.


A: Yes! Although I primarily serve businesses in and around the North East region including Newcastle and Northumberland, I have also worked on projects in Cumbria and travelling within reason is generally not an issue.

A: Pricing varies and depends on services required, project duration, location, and specific needs of the full drone flying, filming and editing process. Get a consultation today!