6 01, 2023

Drone Safe Register Member Review

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As a professional drone hire platform, Drone Safe Register (DSR) is dedicated to helping our members grow and succeed in the commercial drone industry. We are pleased to hear that one of our members has had a successful financial year and attributes some of their success to their membership with DSR. It is always rewarding to see our members benefit from the networking and credibility that DSR provides. We are also happy to see that our member has utilised the products and services offered by the Drone Safe Store, which is a valuable resource for our members. We look forward to conti [...]

28 12, 2022

The Benefits of Using Drones for Business: Aerial Photography, Surveying, and More

By |December 28th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming General Aerial Photography |Tags: |Comments Off on The Benefits of Using Drones for Business: Aerial Photography, Surveying, and More

Aerial Photography and VideographyIn recent years, drones have become increasingly popular for both personal and professional use. These versatile flying machines offer a unique perspective and provide a range of capabilities that can benefit a wide variety of businesses. One of the most obvious ways that drones can be used in a business is for aerial photography and videography. With their ability to capture stunning footage from a bird's-eye view, drones are an excellent tool for creating promotional content for your business. This could include video ads, virtual tours of your fac [...]

16 12, 2022

November Newsletter

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Welcome to the November edition of the Drone Safe Register newsletter! As the UK's leading directory of professional and insured drone operators, we are dedicated to promoting safe and responsible use of drones for a wide range of applications.In this month's newsletter, we feature tips and insights on how to get the most out of your drone, as well as updates on the latest industry regulations and trends. We also highlight some of our top-rated operators and showcase their amazing aerial photography and videography work.Whether you are a professional drone operator or a hobbyist look [...]

8 12, 2022

Hiring A Drone Operator For A Music Video

By |December 8th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Filming Aerial Video and Filming General |Tags: |Comments Off on Hiring A Drone Operator For A Music Video

If you’re looking to produce a music video and want to create something with a ‘wow’ factor, a drone operator could be the answer. In the right hands, a drone is a fantastic creative tool that can capture unique angles and video footage with cinematic impact. Even if you have a limited budget to produce a music video a drone may still be an option as prices have come down in recent years. Just make sure you hire a suitably qualified drone operator with the required permissions to fly legally and not a ‘cowboy’ out to make some fast cash! [...]

2 12, 2022

Drones for TV & Film: Using Drones In Your Next Project

By |December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Aerial Video and Filming Aerial Photography General |Tags: |Comments Off on Drones for TV & Film: Using Drones In Your Next Project

If you want to add cinematic quality to a video or film sequence, aerial shots are the answer. Hollywood blockbusters like Bond movies and the Fast & Furious franchise put you at the heart of the action with spectacular aerial shots. They add a real ‘wow factor’ and in the hands of a skilled crew can transform a two-dimensional movie into an exhilarating thrill ride. Aerial shots of landscapes are also incredibly effective.  [...]

18 11, 2022

5 Uses of Drones in the Construction Industry

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The construction industry has been one of the first sectors in the UK to embrace drone technology. UAVs, as they’re also known, are becoming a staple tool on construction sites. Industry experts predict that this trend will continue and that drones will play even greater roles in the building sector over the years ahead. They can increase efficiency, reduce costs, streamline communication and improve health and safety.Data plays a vital role in all modern industries, and this certainly applies to construction. A drone’s ability to capture vast amounts of data in minutes rather th [...]

7 11, 2022

October Newsletter

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Drones Becoming MainstreamIf you’re a drone enthusiast it’s fascinating to look back on how the technology emerged and how far it’s come. Like many things, a lot of the predictions about how drones might be used haven’t come true, but there are others that we couldn’t have imagined ten or fifteen years ago. For example, back in 2013 Amazon were talking about deliveries by drone from their distribution centres direct to customer homes. We’ve yet to see this, and many would argue with modern logistics it’s not really necessary anyway. But we are seeing drones used in ever [...]

27 10, 2022

Top Ten Uses Of Drones

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Love them or loathe them, drones have become part of everyday life. Fortunately, most of the fears and concerns about them have now gone away and drones now have proven uses in many industries. They have also opened up an exciting new hobby for hundreds of thousands of people. But what are they actually being used for? [...]

18 10, 2022

5 Aerial Photography Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

By |October 18th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Photography Photography |Tags: |Comments Off on 5 Aerial Photography Tips to Capture the Perfect Shot

So how do you get started with this exciting new hobby? Here are five tips to help you capture stunning images from above.Choose a DroneDrone technology has improved at an incredible rate over the past few years. The latest models are safe, easy to fly and capable of capturing stunning images and video. They are also incredible value for money. A number of manufacturers have entered the market recently, but DJI remains the leader by far. They constantly innovate and surprise both professional and hobby drone flyers with the quality and range of functions their drones offer.We recomme [...]

7 10, 2022

September Newsletter

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In the blink of an eye, the summer is over and we’re heading rapidly into autumn and winter. 2022 has been another year of challenges and rapid change - we have a new Prime Minister and a New King. We’re also facing an energy crisis with prices of electricity and gas soaring and no signs of improvement in sight. Whilst this is a serious concern and challenge for many people, it’s something our commercial drone operator community can help with. [...]

3 10, 2022

Roof Maintenance with a Drone

By |October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Property Thermal Imaging |Tags: |Comments Off on Roof Maintenance with a Drone

Assessing the condition of a roof from the ground can be very difficult. Ladders, scaffolding and camera poles are the traditional methods, but each has its downsides and limitations. Inspecting the roof of a two-storey house is hard enough, but for larger properties, commercial buildings and blocks of flats the time, cost and health and safety factors present even greater challenges. Not surprisingly, roof maintenance with a drone has become very popular in recent years. [...]

16 09, 2022

How To Know If You Need A Drone Operator

By |September 16th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Photography Aerial Filming General |Tags: |Comments Off on How To Know If You Need A Drone Operator

Drones have become a big part of our lives. From selfies and videos to agriculture, mapping and surveying, drones are used in a variety of industries. If you’re looking for a Drone Operator you are in the right place. Drone Safe Register is the nation's trusted Drone Operator Network with over 500 qualified and insured operators. [...]

9 09, 2022

Lower your energy costs in 2022 with a Thermal Roof Inspection

By |September 9th, 2022|Categories: Thermal Imaging Inspections & Surveys |Tags: |Comments Off on Lower your energy costs in 2022 with a Thermal Roof Inspection

Thermal Roof Inspections are used to identify areas where heat may be leaking. They also provide information on the condition of the roofing materials. [...]

2 09, 2022

August Newsletter

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Summer events are coming to an endThe heat may have been too much for some people, but we can’t complain about the lack of a summer this year! Although the number of outdoor events this year has been good news for commercial drone operators, extreme temperatures can be a challenge with drones overheating. Cooler weather means it’ll be easier to plan flights in the knowledge that heat-related technical problems won’t lead to postponement. [...]

26 08, 2022

Top Tips For Hiring A Drone Operator

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If you ever find yourself needing to hire a commercial drone operator, the following tips will ensure you get the best outcome. The use of drones is becoming increasingly popular and operators with the right qualifications, skills and experience are in high demand. Some specialise in one industry or field of work, such as drone roof inspections, but others offer a range of services. [...]

5 08, 2022

DSR July Newsletter

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Extreme Heat Temperatures soared in July, with the UK average exceeding 30 degrees on the 18th and 19th of July. We shouldn’t moan about this year’s heatwave of course as it’ll be back to short daylight hours and constant rain again before we know it! But the heat did mean most of our operators took a well-deserved break. In extreme heat there are risks of the electronics or batteries in drones suffering damage, so temperatures must be taken into account for safety. [...]

29 07, 2022

What is Drone Safe Register?

By |July 29th, 2022|Categories: Drone Safe Store Featured Members |Tags: |Comments Off on What is Drone Safe Register?

What is Drone Safe Register?Drone technology emerged and developed so quickly that aviation bodies and law enforcement around the world were in catch-up mode for a couple of years. Organisations like the CAA had to understand the risks drones presented to manned aircraft and formulate a strategy to keep up. As an earlier adopter of drones, Mark Boyt quickly saw the need for an independent organisation to ensure they were used safely and in the best interests of the general public. Mark also saw the fantastic business opportunities drones created in the right hands - roof inspections, [...]

22 07, 2022

How to Hire a Drone Operator for Your Next Video Production

By |July 22nd, 2022|Categories: Aerial Filming Aerial Video and Filming |Tags: |Comments Off on How to Hire a Drone Operator for Your Next Video Production

Find a Qualified Drone PilotWith the cost of drones reducing as the technology improves you may be tempted to buy a drone and produce footage yourself. If your vision is a movie-quality video it’s far better to hire a drone pilot with the right skills, equipment and experience. Aerial filming with a drone takes a combination of skills - you need to be able to fly a drone safely and within the law, have an eye for cinematography and composition and know the best way to capture the subject from the air.Drone Safe Register is the UK’s largest network of drone professionals, and we c [...]

15 07, 2022

Applications Of Aerial Photography

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: Aerial Photography Aerial Video and Filming |Tags: |Comments Off on Applications Of Aerial Photography

Aerial photography isn’t new, but it’s the advent of drone technology that means it’s so accessible and readily available. In the past, you needed a helicopter, aircraft or hot air balloon to capture images from the air, but drones have revolutionised aerial photography. The types and applications are very wide, starting with aerial reconnaissance aircraft back in World War One! [...]