YOUR WEDDING VIDEO

A Moment In Time To Cherish Forever

 

Your Wedding Day Video.

A unique nonintrusive, atmospheric capture and lets make it fun!

Find out more here.

 

ARTISTIC STOCK PHOTOS

Local Stock Photos for your promotional material or website.

Visit my Art Stores for lots of local towns, sites, landscapes & buildings with a commercial usage license.

And if I haven't yet captured the image you need please get in touch!

CORPORATE PROMOTIONAL VIDEO AND PHOTOS

Offering a personal capture, working with you to get that shot and message across. Get your product and promotion off the ground with dynamic video and photography.

Visit my Video Gallery to see some of my film work. 

CREATIVE PORTRAITS

Offering a personal capture, working with you to get that standout from the crowd collection of photos.

 

Using mobile lighting, smoke, props and shot out on location I can create that unique look you're looking for.

Also see my Gallery and read testimonials below.

DRONE CAPTURE

I have over 4 years’ experience and I am approved by the CAA.

Need a 360 pano or Roof Inspection photos? I can help with these too.

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ABOUT

Hi, thanks for stopping by. My name is Neil and I am a Hybrid Shooter.

From both on the Ground & from up in the Air I can capture the unique photos & video you need

to cherish forever or even to help get your promotion off the ground.


For my drone I am 'licensed' approved by the Civil Aviation Authority – CAA OA Number: 6584.

This means I have been granted an Operational Authorisation, I have gone through the training and testing, I create risk assessments where needed and have commercial public liability insurance.

I have over 4 years’ experience and I have worked capturing media all over East Anglia, varying from weddings, corporate, promotional and portraits.

I am grateful to be a finalist in the Thetford Calendar Competition for 3 years in a row now. With a total of 14 photos in the 2019, 20 & 21 calendars.
 

I have worked for lots of local private bookings, events and companies including:

Go Ape!

The English Whisky Co

About Thetford Magazine


Thetford Garden Centre

 

 Leaping Hare 

Elveden Estate

 

 Dad's Army Museum

Mark Skinner Funeral Service

Tiger Fitness

Martin James

Landwide UK

Thetford Players

Centre Stage Engineering

Rowlinson Packaging

I am friendly, approachable, professional, keen, hardworking, and I have in place T&Cs and a Privacy Policy.

Please take a look at my Art Store Gallery portfolio, my Video Gallery and all the other services I can offer you which include, Wedding Films, Portraits, Site surveys, Roof or Tower Inspections, crop survey photos, 3D mapping, promotional photos or video.

Not limited to but here are some of the key equipment I use (I have an account with Wex for hiring in more when needed):

Ground Cameras: Sony A7siii, Sony A7iv  + Sony A7c = 4K - Lens: 50mm, 24mm (wide angle), 85mm (portrait),

 200-600mm (telephoto), 28-60mm, + 90mm (macro). Full ND Filters set + DJI Ronin RS2 Pro gimbal.

Constant Lighting: x2 Aputure 60W bi-colour, x1 Godox 150W 5600k, x2 GVM bi-colour Panels, x2 Anova Pro 2 bi-colour and various modifiers. Flash Photography: x5 Sony HVL-F28RM

Audio:  x3 RODE Wireless GO mics, x1 Sennheiser 

super-cardioid shotgun pickup mic, x1 Sony Digital shotgun, x2 mixer units & F6 32-bit float Zoom Recorder.

 Drones:

DJI Mini 3 Pro + DJI Mini 2 with ND Filters set - Very compact 4K and great for 360 degree captures.

Editing and Colour Grading: Aero 4k Pantone Certified Laptop and all Adobe products.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask or if you would like a quote

please let me know all the details through the contact box below.

Thank you in advance & best wishes,

 

Neil James Garrod

Neil James Media

 

TESTIMONIALS

Zoe - Portrait Shoot:

"Neil's calm, comforting persona helped me get the shot we were after. His creativity and professional manner comforted me in the knowledge they would be captured and edited to not only show off the environment but compliment me."

Pete - Portrait Shoot:

"Neil has worked with me in helping create some unique, yet personal images for my Dj Bio.
Neil was the consummate professional, making me feel at ease throughout. I look forward to the next shoot, this guy is seriously good!"

Richard - Media Creations:

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"Neil is one of the most honest, hardworking self-employed people that I know. Being self-employed myself I can appreciate the hard work that goes in to providing a great service and Neil really does go above and beyond (excuse the pun).

I've worked with Neil on a few projects for promotional works for my fitness business and Neil has come fully equipped with some of the newest equipment in the industry and is willing to help with your own vision."   www.tigerfitnessclub.co.uk

Corinne - Media Creations:

"Neil’s extensive experience and professional approach makes him a complete pleasure to work with and the fact that his images have the wow factor make him the perfect choice.

I regularly recommend Neil, how could you not?" www.leapinghare.org

"My wife and I hired Neil as our wedding photographer back in October and from the start he was friendly, professional, and very committed to his work, going above and beyond what either of us expected. Even months after he surprised us with a wonderful collage made from all our wedding photos! Could not recommend more!"

"I purchased a print from Neil's website and it's absolutely beautiful! The print quality is amazing and it looks even better now that I have it framed and up on the wall! The only problem with it was making the decision on which one to choose!! So many beautiful photos on there. Super friendly customer service and fast responses from Neil too. Thank you!"

"Absolutely love his work! I purchased one of the moon photos, framed it today! Looks amazing! Definitely recommend it and definitely will purchase more 😊"

"They say you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. Well, I'm an old dog of 70 years of age, and Neil James has certainly taught me some new tricks. Regressing to my childhood, I decided I'd like to own a drone and, of course, learn how to fly it properly.
If you are of a similar mind, then Neil is the very man for you. He is patient, calm and explained things fully. But better yet, he didn't keep interfering as some instructors might. He said that he would only interfere if things got desperate! Nothing did, so a yippee, a sound learning curve, taught by an excellent instructor.
I cannot sing Neil's praises highly enough. You really do need to be taught properly. Not only to prevent harm to anyone else and to stay within the CAA rules, but also to prevent doing damage, possibly terminal, to your drone. They are not cheap, at least a proper one isn't.
Neil is most definitely your man."

Matthew - Wedding Video

"I’ll start off with Neil is brilliant at what he does!

It’s so hard to put into words how we both felt from watching our wedding day back, our most memorable moments were all there, along with some we'd forgotten about and others we didn't even realise had happened! Neil was there to capture all of the detail - just amazing, thank you!


On the day Neil was polite, cheerful and reassuring which helped us relax into it all, especially on our breakaway shots which really made the video.

The drone just added to it all, showing our wonderful venue and the grounds.

Fantastic service before and after our day. We highly recommend you getting your day filmed by Neil.

Thank you again, Mr & Mrs Larcombe"

"Highly recommend *Neil James for all your photography needs!  He completed a photo shoot for Thetford Players for our panto recently; totally professional, put everyone at ease and created some fabulous shots which I can't wait to share, here's a few to keep you going!!  Thank you Neil James Garrod 😁"

 
 
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