Client: Pirate Boats Ltd

Task: Provide a short aerial drone video and onboard boat video to showcase the amazing boat tours on the River Tay which leave from Broughty Ferry and go along the river to see the Port, City Quay, Tay Road Bridge, V&A Museum of Design Dundee, RSS Discovery and the Pile lighthouse in Tayport. Along the way you also have a great chance of capturing some dolphins.

Job ID: RV00092

Date: 24th May 2017

Drone Pilot: Dale Summerton

Creative direction: Dale Summerton

Pirate Boats Ltd are private and commercial boat charter based on the River Tay estuary.  You can design your own River Tay experience or join them for the River Tay tour which departs from Broughty Ferry pier beside the castle.  You will then be taken along the River towards Dundee where you pass Dundee port (Forth Ports), City Quay and then past the Tay Road bridge where you will see the V&A Museum of design and the RSS Discover ship.  The tour will then head over to the Fife side of the Tay and pass Tayport and the Pile lighthouse.  You may also be greeted by lots of friendly dolphins along the tour so make sure to take your camera.

The objective of the job was to provide an aerial drone video following the boat tour along the River Tay and also some onboard footage to show the happy customers.

This was then to be edited and used on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Linked in to thank everyone who took part and also raise awareness for next years event.

Drone photography can really help to capture the spirit of your promotion. Viewing from above gives the video a fresh perspective and allows angles that aren’t possible using traditional photography.

Drone video will delight your customers and get them talking about your service to friends, family and on social media which helps to spread the word FAST.

If you would like to more about the benefits of drone photography for promotional material, have a look at our portfolio and see just what we’ve achieved for past clients.

If you would like to chat about your requirements or make a booking then please fill in the form on the contact page or get in touch with us on 01382 609015.

We offer up a number of different packages for events that include :
Aerial Drone Video
Aerial Drone Photography

You can find out about all of our packages and see our marketing and promotional portfolio here.

All of our jobs are carried out with safety in mind and we have strict rules and permissions in place from the Civil Aviation Authority. We are fully licensed and have public liability insurance. Before any job we carry out lots of pre-planning and then again we do risk assessments on site on the day of the job.

Every job is unique but for pricing and information please visit our contact us page or see our other methods below.

Phone: (01382) 609015
Website: www.risingview.co.uk
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Who Are We?

Rising View are an experienced team of professionals with a vast range of experience and talents in photography and videography, and as one of leading operators of Unmanned Aerial Systems (or drones) in the UK we can provide premium aerial media solutions.

We provide premium aerial media solutions, offering you a combination of stunning HD aerial filming and breath-taking aerial photography for a variety of different projects throughout the UK.

Our aerial photography systems allows us to create the most beautiful and stunning aerial photography and video – we can help you explore your fullest imagination.

Whether you are looking for a full film creation services or fulfil the role of a freelance aerial camera crew to accompany a production team – Rising View can provide to offer a unique service that is bespoke to your desired specification.


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Let our expert aerial team capture your perfect image from above with our aerial photography services. These breathtakingly stunning images add great impact to your marketing material. Our ‘drones’ allow greater flexibility and are most cost effective that traditional aerial photography techniques.


We make your impossible video possible – creating original and innovative HD aerial video for your next corporate production or marketing campaign. Filmed in Ultra HD 4k, we provide incredibly smooth video that will both wow and stun your audience.


We know that without the limitations of reach that we manage to attain, anything is possible – we capture the type of views that creates stunning, emotive and engaging content.

Our unbelievable 360 degree interactive aerial panoramas allow your audience to engage with your content like never before.

Our specialisation

Aerial Filming and Photography

Simply the best and most cost-effective high-definition aerial video and photography services you will find.

Full editing and film production

Need professional editing or production of your imagery and video? We can either supply a slick finish to your production or simply supply you with the unedited footage for you to use as you wish.

Stunning cinematic results

We take seriously stunning video that will allow you to really captivate, and engage your audience.

We follow the highest standards

We are fully licensed and insured, we operate fully to the CAA guidelines in addition to our own strict code of conduct and professional standards.

Real time ground image feed

Need to see what our camera sees? We can transmit live footage in high-definition to the ground for instant streaming, viewing and approval.

Let’s work together

We are the photography and video company that is constantly pushing the boundaries on what this technology can do for clients. Let us show you what we can do for you.

Our services

Need video or photography? There are so many ways in which we can help you.

We take on a huge breath of creative projects for clients – such as music videos, industrial work, corporate videos and even weddings!

Our services are more cost effective than traditional aerial photography and video techniques – once we are at the location we can get the imagery you need quickly and easily.

We not only help clients get the high-level shots they require, but we capture superb low-level images too – perfect if you don’t want to disturb sets, wildlife, people or the environment.

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Some of our clients

We have completed projects for a huge range of different and high profile clients. Our aim is to always work professionally and collaboratively with them to ensure that we achieve the client’s specification to a high quality, on time and safely. Just take a look at what our clients say about us!


  • Blackadders Solicitors

    I have used Rising View many times for drone shoots and have always found them to be very reliable and professional. First class service.

    Martin Paterson
    Director of Property Services
  • Balhousie Care Group

    Balhousie Care Group needed some creative videos for our website to showcase the refurbishment of new homes, Rising View used their creative talent to produce some great videos using aerial drone footage and 360 virtual tours. Their drone work is fantastic and we would highly recommend them to any other business.

    Tony Banks
  • Jon Frullani Architect Ltd

    First class service, very professional and great variety of uses.

    Jon Frullani
  • Forbes of Kingennie

    Rising View have done an exceptional job in creating a video of the resort. They were very professional and they accomplished everything we asked for, even when we were asking them to add in elements that they had never added before. We would definitely recommend using them.

    Libby Forbes
  • mtc.

    Dale is one in a million! You will not find someone with a more friendly ‘can do’ approach to business. Delivers astonishingly good value for money and a professional product to be proud of. Top class.

    Euan Johnstone
    Creative Director
  • Dundee United Football Club

    Rising view delivered exactly what they promised. It was provided with professionalism and all aspects were explained clearly before and during the process. Customer aftercare was prompt and I was left reassured that we were working with experts in this field.

    Joe Rice
    Press Officer
  • Baillies Estate Agent

    We were delighted with the speed of service, professionalism and attention to detail in our dealings with Rising View and will be using them again soon.

    Joe Dolan
    Property Manager
  • Abertay University

    We’ve been delighted to use aerials taken by RisingView. The work was carried out with professionalism and safety in mind at all times. The results are fantastic and would recommend for others who are looking for aerial footage.

    Lisa Trainer
    Video Producer
  • Brechin High School

    We asked Rising view to complete some drone work at our New Community Campus, which is three months away from completion. The work done was fantastic and is now on public display. From the drone images everyone can get an idea of how the site is looking. Work was done quickly and to an excellent standard we are very pleased with the result. Would highly recommend.

    Mr A. Mills
    Depute Head Teacher
  • Galloway Group LTD

    We are delighted with the services provided by Rising View. The video looks fantastic and is an excellent marketing tool receiving some great comments and feedback. Dale is a pleasure to work with and has met all our requests to the highest standard. We would definitely recommend Rising View to other companies looking for aerial footage.

    Nicola Di Marco
    Marketing/Business Development
  • St. Johnstone Football Club

    We were delighted with the unique video footage Rising View were able to record for us of McDiarmid Park. We’ve used what they recorded in our promotional videos and wouldn’t hesitate in recommending their services.

    Ross Cunningham
    Marketing & Communications Officer
  • Dundee Football Club

    Everyone is very happy with the footage I saw some yesterday myself and it looks amazing. I can say with much confidence that I am pretty sure that we will want to use the drone again.

    Steve Martin
    Commercial Director
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