Elevated Imaging Systems
Elevated Imaging Systems (EIS) are Belfast based photographers and drone operators. We strive to create memorable and exciting images and video, using high resolution gimbal-stabilised cameras mounted on the latest state-of-the-art drones.
Capable of capturing up to 6K CineDNG Raw and Adobe ProRes RAW video from our Super 35mm DJI X7 camera and lenses and up to 5.2K with our X5s camera and Olympus lenses, our aerial platforms are lightweight, quick to deploy and capable of producing footage that is ideally suited to grading to match output from industry-leading Red and Arri cinema cameras.
UK CAA - APPROVED BY THE UK CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY, EIS holds a UK Civil Aviation Authority Permit to Fly for Commercial Operations (PfCO). This means we can legitimately and professionally undertake commercial operations and, crucially, we hold insurance to do so.
Ireland IAA – We hold an Irish Aviation Authority Specific Operating Permission and SUA Pilot Competency Certificate enabling us to operate UAVs up to a mass of 25Kg throughout Ireland, including in controlled airspace and congested locations.
We hold Level 1 and 2 Infrared Thermography certifications from the Institute of Thermography, enabling us to provide additional services to agriculture and other industries requiring advanced imaging surveys for building, process and electrical installations.
We have been operating drones since 2014 and were among the first (no 27) to join DSR in 2015
We received training from ResourceUAS, one of the first two organisations approved by the CAA as NQEs
Among our staff is a Chartered Civil Engineer with extensive experience in property maintenance, civil engineering design, construction and surveying. In addition to holding a commercial Sub-20kg UAV Pilot Qualification, he is a qualified Private Pilot (PPL(A)) and has also flown piston and jet-engined helicopters.
Providing additional support and consultancy services to the EIS team is a current Boeing 737 Captain with extensive experience in a range of businesses as well as strong credentials and experience in safety systems analysis, design and implementation.
Inspire 2 (two) plus DJI Zenmuse X7, X5s and X4s cameras and a full range of compatible MFT and Super 35mm DJI lenses;
Matrice M300RTK and H20T payload (640 x 512 Radiometric Thermal, 20 Megapixel Zoom (23x optical and up to 200x digital) & 12 Megapixel wide-angle lenses plus 1200m Laser Rangefinder)
Phantom 4RTK and D-RTK 2 Mobile Station enabling centimetre accuracy
Also: Mavic 2 Pro, Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 1 UAVs
We possess sufficient batteries, DJI TB50 and TB60 charging stations, a Honda generator and inverters which together enable us to operate continuously in almost all scenarios
We also operate Nikon D850 and D810 digital SLR cameras, enabling us to meet a broad spectrum of client requirements on location.
Since 2015, we have produced a wide selection of still images and video footage for promotional work by Tourism Ireland, that has been viewed throughout the world.
As BBC-approved contractors, our work has been seen on television most days since early 2016.
In 2016, we were part of a professional team of commercial drone operators that helped film the Eurosport-sponsored Circuit of Ireland rally, with our footage being sent out live via satellite to 130 countries while our drones were in the air.
We are regularly commissioned to undertake building surveys for architectural visualisation & 3D modelling, construction site progress recording as well as maintenance and fire damage assessments, including the Belfast Primark site.
One of our more interesting and rewarding recent projects was the filming and editing of the Walking on Water music video for Northern Ireland singer songwriters, Saffyre.
We have recently expanded our focus to include more precise land survey applications as well as detailed building, mast, wind and solar farm inspection activities using our Matrice M300 and Phantom 4 RTK UAVs
Our services include but are not limited to the following:
- TV, Film and documentaries
- Residential and commercial property photography
- Hotels, tourism, advertising, marketing and promotion
- Golf courses
- Construction, progress records and measurement
- Maintenance, including roof condition surveys
- Flood and marine defence works
- Infrared building condition surveys
- Wind and solar farm survey commissions
- Agricultural surveys
- 3d modelling and production of orthomosaics
Please drop us an email or give us a call and let us have a chat about how we can help you with your imaging projects.
Insurance and Industrial
Tourism and Marketing
Construction and survey
We had the pleasure of working with Brian from Elevated Imaging Systems on a recent Music Video filmed in and around Belfast. He was so accommodating and professional throughout the entire process. We were absolutely delighted with the finished product. The quality and definition of the shots were stunning and far exceeded our expectations. We cannot recommend Elevated Imaging Systems enough. Emma Tokic Saffyre
- Emma Tokic