What an amazing year it has been for the team at API. Following on from what was a very busy and exciting 2015, 2016 did not disappoint. In total the team completed 112 aerial shoots over 15 counties in Ireland, along with an unforgettable trip to the fabulous Dubai. On January the 6th we kick started 2017 with a construction shoot which was within the R15 airspace making it a busy start communicating with ATC every 15 minutes, enjoyable none the less! As we speak our 2017 showreel is underway, but before you get a glimpse of it here is a snap highlighting some of those great memories from 2016…

2016 Shoots API

Autumn Colours

First post in quite some time…

From sunrise to sunset, this one of kind location keeps on giving. These beautiful Autumn colours are on show at the magnificent Powerscourt Hotel. Our job was to capture the hotel in all it’s beauty, with it’s picturesque back drop, rolling hills and flawless landscaped gardens. If this picture is anything to go by…wait and till you see the video! Keep an eye out for it on Powerscourt Hotel’s website and social media sites.


Showreel 2016

Aerial Photography Ireland – Drone Showreel 2016

2015 was a very successful and memorable year for API with some unforgettable trips. The team at API would like to thank everyone for all their support over the past year and wish you all the best for 2016. Attached below is our new showreel for 2016 recapping on some of the best moments, we hope you all enjoy, Happy New Year!

The Latest Addition To Our Drone Family…

The Inspire Pro Ireland

We recently welcomed the fantastic Inspire Pro to our fleet of drones. While it may not compare in terms of image quality it offers incredible versatility and features to get some amazing footage. Flying indoors is less of a worry and we are also able to images and video at the same time. We’re excited to share the latest images and footage. Watch this space…

Our Aerial Footage of Forbidden Fruits Festival

Yesterday we shot a promo video for the great team at Forbidden Fruits Festival, Dublin’s biggest dance music festival that takes place right in the heart of Dublin city centre. Aerial Photography Ireland were there to capture all their hard-work in what promises to be an exciting and jam packed event.

You can check out the video soon but here’s just a still from our work…

Aerial Archeology Footage with API


With the benefit, safety and ease of using drones for excavation work and research, Aerial Photography Ireland are now doing more and more site plans and Archeology work on a regular basis. Here’s a shot of one of our drones up in the air during the week on a recent project in Dublin.

Awesome Aerial Shots of Dublin


A shot from yesterday morning as the Royal Princess cruised into Dublin port. Aerial Photography Ireland were there to capture the enormity and beauty of its arrival over the weekend. Hailed as the Most Popular Cruise ship around, the Royal Princess is the world’s 10th Largest Passenger Ship so far, and holds an impressive 3,600 passengers. Swimming pools, outdoor cinemas and plenty of entertainment to keep you entertained out at sea.

Here’s a shot of the massive ship with the skyline of Dublin city in the background. Filmed in 4k, with our ever trusty s900 evo and Lumix GH4 team.

We are just as excited for the next few arrivals in the upcoming weeks.

Lovely Wicklow from our Drones!

Ok, so we’ve been pretty busy at API, so we’ve a backlog of shots and footage that we’ve yet to release on the blog. Here’s a shot from an aerial shoot back earlier in the year in Glendalough, Wicklow.

The weather was dramatically better back in early January than the recent stint we’ve been having the past few weeks. Lets hope brighter skies are on the way for this supposed “hottest ever summer” we’ve been promised. Ahem Ahem!!


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