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Behind the cameras:

Hi, I’m Neil James Garrod of Neil James Media and I am a Thetford based Videographer & Photographer, a hybrid-shooter and ‘contentpreneur’.

I love what I do and hope that shines through in my work. From family portraits, weddings and promotions – I specialise in capturing the moment, enabling you to cherish them forever, even helping you get your promotion off the ground or maximising your business potential.

Using professional cameras, pro-audio recorders and drones, I’m able to cover all angles.  Most of the time I work alone, but I do have a trusted team to call upon when needed. With colour accurate monitors and editing with the full Adobe suite, I can ensure your finished video & photos are beautifully presented and professional – to your taste.

I love a challenge, working with new ideas and have vast experience in eclectic collaborations. I’m passionate about making sure that customers are happy with their finished product and will always go the extra mile to achieve that.

I have commercial PLI for using ground equipment & drones, and I have a DBS certificate.

​Thanks for reading and any help, questions or a quote needed please do get in touch, Neil

What’s new for 2024?

The CUBE Photoshoots - This service allows you to capture a variety of poses in a CUBE booth and I will piece together the best 9 photos to create a larger square image that will be perfect for making your own canvas, cards, gifts, or to decorate your home.

Camera & Drone Help: The one-to-one hour-long session will get you started with everything you need to know about your camera or drone camera settings. Or just ask me on what you'd like to focus on (pun intended)!

FPV Drone – This now opens up more dynamic drone flying experience including ‘closer over, chasing & through buildings’. With a digital cinewhoop FPV the drone videos will be more engaging and perfect for eye-catching social media videos.

Some organisations and companies I have worked for:

Go Ape!

The English Whisky Co

About Thetford Magazine

Thetford Garden Centre


Warren Services


 Leaping Hare 

Elveden Estate


 Dad's Army Museum

Mark Skinner Funeral Service

Tiger Fitness

Valbri Motel

Martin James

Landwide UK

Thetford Players

Centre Stage Engineering

LD Agency

Rowlinson Packaging

East Anglian Air Ambulance


Open House Pictures

The Wizard Maze

Retro Party Experience

Porsche Club GB / Porsche East

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, Wedding Photos, Portraits, Site surveys, Roof or Tower Inspections, crop survey photos, 3D mapping, promotional photos or video.

Key equipment I use:

Ground Cameras: x1 Sony A7siii, x2 Sony A7iv - All 4K - Lens: 70-200mm, 16-35mm Power zoom, 24mm,

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

Insta360 X4 8K 360 Action camera.

Constant Lighting: x2 Aputure 60W bi-colour, x1 Aputure MC Pro RGBWW Mini LED Video Light, x1 Godox 150W 5600k.

Flash Photography: x5 Sony HVL-F28RM

Audio:  x2 RODE Wireless PRO mics (32-bit float), Interview GO, x1 Sennheiser 

super-cardioid shotgun pickup mic, x1 Sony Digital shotgun & a Six Channel F6 32-bit float Zoom Recorder.

Backdrops: Backdrop Stand, 2.6 high x3m wide Adjustable, XL Chroma Key Green Screen 3x3.6m, Enchanted Forest Landscape 2.2x1.5m, Large Snow Trees Landscape Christmas 3mx3m, Retro Brick Wall Portrait 3x2m & Plain White.


I have an operator ID & flyer ID from the CAA and I have commercial drone public liability insurance.

The drones I use are all under 250 grams so the restrictions are a lot less, however when higher risks are apparent I will create a risk assessment.

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

FPV Drone 4K iFlight Defender 20 , DJI Integra Goggles & RC2 Controller + ND Filters set.

Editing and Colour Grading:

Aero 4k Pantone Certified Screen 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 my contact form.

Thank you in advance & best wishes,


Neil James Garrod

0777 55 60 700

Neil James Media

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