drone photography perth

We’ve worked with some of Australia’s largest companies. Casa Certified and an Immaculate Safety Record.


Birds Eye Media are industry leaders when it comes to drone filming and drone photography. Based in Perth Western Australia, our team have filmed all over the world and have shot for some of Australia’s largest companies, including:
Western Power, BHP, Aquatic Leisure, BAE Systems and City of Perth to name but a few.

Birds Eye Media‘s drone services were created to provide cost-effective drone photography and videography services in Perth and Australia.

Using a combination of state of the art DJI drone technology and traditional photography equipment. 

We have been one of the most reliable and respected drone operators in Perth Western Australia. We have obtained ReOC national accreditation and have licensed RePL pilots, public liability insurance and an immaculate safety record.

“It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realize how incredible the Earth really is”


When you hire one of our drone operators here in Perth you can rest easy knowing that we are fully insured , and have permission for drone/aerial work, granted by CASA (details available upon request) this means that we can fly from 1 to 400 ft, to capture breath taking imagery, safely and professionally.

Birds Eye Media have Public Liability insurance up to 20 million dollars, so are covered in all project scenarios. We also have construction white cards, and various other common Australian inductions.Birds Eye Media have recently been granted permission to make night-time drone flights, so contact us today to talk about your next drone video or photography project.


All of Birds Eye Media’s drone pilots are CASA certified, and we have developed extremely thorough safety checks and procedures prior to each drone flight.

Our drone filming services span over many different sectors. Festivals, television commercials, corporate videos, golf course fly over’s, live action sports or aerial photography of events, and commercial or residential properties for marketing and real estate photography.

Birds Eye Media are always developing our knowledge and drone services, to give “you” the client the best experience possible .
We are based in Perth, Western Australia and can service Australia wide, New Zealand and Indonesia.

our drone photography equipment

Birds Eye Media use the latest RPA drone equipment and are proud to use only DJI Drones and accessories.
We currently have 4 Drones in our fleet and can offer heavy lifters for larger cameras on request.

We can shoot from 1080p to 4k video in any location in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and we are also happy to travel further for selected projects.

With our drone still photography we can shoot aerial photography at 24.4 megapixels, and higher on request.

Birds Eye Media can also live stream footage from our drone via STI, HDMI or YouTube, to deliver full HD quality video for your next event or TV event.

“Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”


Safety is the most important aspect of any drone flight. This technology can be very dangerous in an amateurs hands and pays to hire a licenced, insured UAV professional. All of Birds Eye Media pilots have certifications issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Australia and operate under a UOC, which is a licence for a business to legally conduct drone operations.

Prior to each flight we need to check if the location you would like to shoot is in a controlled or un-controlled air space, if we can safety take off and land, maintain visual line of sight, not fly above 400ft with out an area approval, not fly closer than 5.5km to any airport or helicopter pad with out approval from CASA, not fly closer that 15m to any people or fly over crowds and heavily populated areas.


A “Populous Area” is defined as an area with sufficient density that an unreasonable risk of death, injury or property damage would be presented by any aspect of RPAS operations

An RPA must not be operated in a way that poses a hazard to another aircraft, person or property

A UAV must not be flown over a Restricted or Prohibited area without written approval from the relevant authority

A person must apply for an area approval from CASA to be permitted to operate a UAV above 400ft or less than 3 nautical miles from an airfield

When operating in controlled airspace, a person must have area approval and comply to all air traffic control instructions,
Operating a UAV near a runway, movement area, approach or departure path is prohibited unless exceptional grounds for an approval present.

A UAV may be operated under 400ft without an area approval given they meet all other CASA requirements
A UAV must not drop or discharge an object that poses a risk to another aircraft, persons or property

UAVs must only be operated in Visual Meteorological Conditions unless prior approval and training is sought

UAVs must only be operated at night once prior approval and training is sought

A UAV must not be operated within 30 meters of a person not directly associated with the operation of that UAV

A person may only operate in controlled airspace if they hold an Aircraft Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (AROCoP). To pilot an RPA in a commercial operation, a person must hold an RPA Controller’s Certificate

Drone Insurance liability

To ensure your business and our business is protected when we are contracted for a job. Birds Eye Media have Public Liability Insurance up to 20 million dollars to cover all project scenarios.

The Public Liability Insurance covers:
We also have acquired the relevant permissions to perform night-time drone flights. This gives us more flexibility in delivering you a high-quality solution. If you need a drone video or a photography project, contact us today to speak to one of our specialists.

Construction White Cards

Our drone pilots are certified with Construction White Cards to carry out drone operations on commercial and industrial construction sites. 

Not only does this allow us to provide our drone services to construction-based clients. It enables us to pre-empt for projects near construction site and processing of client projects to swiftly execute the job.


In early 2018 Birds Eye Media took off on a once in a lifetime trip to the Australian Antarctic Region to film the worlds first fully immersive 360 degree Virtual Reality Documentary.

Assisting Western Australian documentary film maker Briege Whitehead of White Spark Pictures, Our Director Dean Chisholm and Bafta Award winning Director Phil Harper traveled to one of the most dangerous and pristine parts of the planet to film this ground breaking Virtual Reality documentary.

In a world first Dean Chisholm is officially the worlds only drone operator to have been granted access to fly in this region and filmed from a combination of IRB boats, Helicopters, Drones and Ground to produce this remarkable content.

The documentary can now be viewed via VR headsets at the WA Martime Museum in Fremantle Western Australia from September 1st – October 14th before heading off around the world.