Golf Course Drone Photography - the view from above

Imagery has always been a key part of marketing. As the saying goes 'we buy with our eyes'. This equally applies in the golf world as in any other. Just think of the last golf magazine or driver you bought, or the marketing for the golf holidays you have been on. Imagery likely played a big part in your purchase.  In recent years a whole new world of imagery has opened up to us golf course photographers, enabling us to show golfers the view from above. 

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Drone Pilot Ready for Takeoff!

With us all having to stay at home during the past 12 months, I decided to proactively use the lockdown period to develop my business in a number of ways - in the hope that 2021 will be a better year. One goal I was keen to achieve was the online training course to become a qualified drone pilot for commercial operations. This would enable me to provide golf course flyovers, aerial images and films to golf clubs and resorts across Scotland and beyond.

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21 June 2019

Summer Soltice at Beautiful Balfron

The summer soltice marks the longest day, the shortest night and the beginning of summer - so with the weather as good as it gets in Scotland I headed over the Campsie hills to Balfron Golf Society, a course I've driven past many times but never set foot on.

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20 October 2018

Balmore Golf Club from above

Having recently bought myself a DJI Phantom drone and with the autumn evening light being stunning, I decided to head to Balmore Golf Club, a beautiful little course set amid rolling countryside, to take some aerial footage...

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28 September 2018

Ryder Cup Friday at Crow Wood Golf Club

Ryder Cup Friday dawned a beautiful day so I decided to head out with my camera before settling down for an afternoon of golf on the TV. It was just too good a day to spend the whole time sitting indoors...

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25 September 2018

A quick recce at Kirkintilloch Golf Club

This golf club is local to me but despite having driven past it many times, I've never played or photographed it. With good weather forecast for the morning I decided I'd get up early but stay local and stop by 'Kirky' and see if I could create any good images...

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18 August 2018


Enjoying the light at Bishopbriggs Golf Club

Having been recently commissioned by Bishopbriggs Golf Club to provide some fresh images for their new website, I've really enjoyed revisiting this course which I'd played only twice many years ago...

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16 June 2018

Dougalston Golf Club has a touch of Augusta about it!

On a recent recce at Douglaston Golf Club in Milngavie with the dog,  I took some basic images on my phone and posted them on social media - then found out they had rather impressed the management team there!...

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14 June 2018

First commission of 2018 - Cawder Golf Club.

Having spoken to the Captain of the club about their 3 year development plan, we agreed that I'd provide some images for their new website...

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