Giles Clark Photography now offer perhaps one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective imaging solutions exclusively for the Leisure-Marine industry. With the recent introduction of drone photography and a fully equipped chase boat, we now offer Brokers, Charter companies and private owners a complete photographic package designed to be flexible, engaging and inexpensive.
PfCO Qualified Aerial (Drone) Photography
Commercially Qualified (PfCO) Professional Drone Photography
Using the latest DJI UAV (Drone) technology and fully equipped chase boat, GCP now offers 20MP aerial photography and 4K video at 60FPS.
This has been recently introduced to the GCP leisure-marine service package in response to the demand for high quality running shots and external Brokerage shots.
And now, capitalizing on Rob and Chris’s sailing experience, we are introducing an innovative Performance Sailing Analytics services. We’ll follow you with our drone as you experiment with rig, trim and sail adjustments in a structured and controlled sequence. This time-coded video footage combined with on-board audio and a coordinated log of your settings will be a valuable tool for anyone wanting to win more silverware!
Currently, we’re using the DJI Phantom 4 Advanced. Chosen primarily for it’s incredible camera specification, we’ve found the Phantom 4 Advanced to be ludicrously easy to fly, even at a fraction under 40 knots, and the imagery from the 1″ CMOS sensor is about as good as it gets within such a small, easily transportable and easily manoeuvrable body.
Aerial photography is the latest addition to Giles Clark Photography’s imaging packages. With the ability to capture HDR stills or high-resolution video, we feel sure that we now offer the most cost-effective imaging solution for Brokers, Charter Companies and private owners.
The Phantom 4 Advanced Camera comes equipped with a 1 inch 20-megapixel CMOS sensor. This lens, custom crafted by DJI, is made up of eight individual elements in seven groups. Some of the key features include:
- A mechanical shutter to eliminate rolling shutter distortion.
- As powerful as many traditional ground cameras.
- Powerful video precessing supports H.264 4K videos at 60fps or H.265 4K at 30fps (100Mbps bitrate).
- All imagery captured in high dynamic range and incredible detail, allowing for advanced post-production work.
The DJI Phantom 4 Advanced comes with the ‘FlightAutonomy’ DJI vision sensing system.
- 5 vision sensors.
- Dual-band sattellite positioning (GPS and GLONASS).
- Ultrasonic rangefinders.
- Redundant sensors.
All of this adds up to a system that allows the Phantom 4 Advanced Quadcopter to hover precisely in position, even when GPS isn’t available. It will handle complex flights and see obstacles as far as 30 meters in front of the drone.
Flight Modes and Functions
The Phantom 4 Advanced has a lot of flight modes available on the DJI GO 4 app.
The ‘Draw’ flight mode features advanced technology for waypoint control.
Effectively, it allows you to draw the route you want your Phantom 4 Advanced to take, and it will follow your instructions.
This frees up your attention to focus solely on the camera and capturing the perfect image.
ActiveTrack is also available, which will help the quadcopter track fast-moving objects with ease. Simply tap the moving object in the DJI GO 4 app and follow your subject.
The Phantom 4 Advanced, features a new lightweight construction.
Couple this with the advanced battery management system and it adds up to a maximum flight time of 30 minutes.
The high capacity batteries that were introduced with the Phantom 4 Pro are compatible with the Phantom 4 Advanced.
GCP’s Photographers Rob Clark (or Giles if you prefer!) and Chris Gillingham are both very experienced sailors and boating enthusiasts. As such, with their discerning eye for detail, Giles Clark Photography aims to present your yacht, powerboat or fleet in the most appropriate and dynamic way. And now, capitalizing on Rob and Chris’s sailing experience, we are introducing an innovative Performance Sailing Analytics service. We’ll follow you with our drone as you experiment with rig, trim and sail adjustments in a structured and controlled sequence. This time-coded video footage combined with on-board audio and a coordinated log of your settings will be a valuable tool for anyone wanting to win more silverware!
DSLR Stills Photography and Professional Retouching
A portfolio of high quality HDR (High Dynamic Range) stills including a hosted online album, creative PhotoShop retouching, staging and cleaning
So, whether it’s a beautiful set of images, an immersive 3D Virtual Tour or an HD video for coaching, analysis or marketing, Giles Clark Photography is the obvious solution…