Welcome to Shield Media Services

Plant Graphic - Aerial Filming from Shield Media Services
Aerial Photography from Shield Media Services

Bespoke aerial and ground photography and filming

 Shield Media Services specialises in aerial, ground and underwater filming and photography in the South West, using the latest state of the art equipment, offering broadcast standard video work as well as excellent still imagery and infographics. We can deploy in both land-based and marine environments and offer our services to both local and international companies, private clients and businesses. Covering weddings, events, surveys, aerial mapping and promotional filming and photography, anywhere in the UK or abroad.

Plant Graphic - Aerial Filming from Shield Media Services

Equipment & Tech

DJI Matrice 200 used for Aerial Filming

DJI Matrice 200

The DJI Matrice 200 was built to endure, its water resistance, stable in string winds and can fly in sub-zero temperatures. This allows us to proceed with aerial photography and aerial filming in most conditions.
Powervision Powerray

Powervision Powerray

The PowerRay is the one of the most well-equipped underwater drones available. Capable of capturing 4K images and videos and real-time underwater streaming.
DJI Matrice 200 used for Aerial Filming

The Shield Team

Jamie Haigh a master in Aerial Filming

Jamie Haigh

As the Managing Director of the Shield Business Group, Jamie spends a significant amount of time overseeing SMS and his other business interests. His passion however is for film making and photography which sees him deploying in the UK and abroad, where Jamie has covered a myriad of events, produced various promotional pieces and followed his passion for filming and photography within the  environmental, humanitarian and conservational arenas.
Ashley Hughes a expert in Aerial Photography

Ashley Hughes

Ashley has been instrumentally involved with Shield Media Services from its very inception. As the businesses has expanded, so has her role. As Director, Ash is now responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business as well as retaining her role as one of the full time photographers.

 “I have always loved photography and managing Shield Media Services has given me the opportunity to take photos in some truly breath-taking parts of the world. It’s demanding and challenging work and requires a lot of commitment, but in return I get to do what I love.”

The Aerial Filming and Aerial Photography Crew

Film Crew

In addition to Jamie and Ashley, the success of SMS has lead to various photographic, film and editing professionals being added to the team. These members share Jamie and Ashley’s enthusiasm for the field, operate to the same high standards and embody the Shield ethos of,  flexibility, putting our clients happiness first and being proud to be different.


What our customers say about our Aerial Filming and Aerial Photography.

Wedding Aerial Filming from Shield Media Services

Kayleigh Redgwell

“We would highly recommend them….they are amazing….cant thank you enough”

Survey Aerial Photography from Shield Media Services

Rachael Wood

“video we received was absolutely stunning….I can guarantee you will not be disappointed”

Expedition Aerial Filming from Shield Media Services

Gareth Benyon, Eyecandy Photography

“100% professional and extremely talented”

Property Aerial Photography from Shield Media Services

Justin Leigh, BBC News

“stunning footage”

"fantastic company....a professional, knowledgeable team that deliver a fantastic product"

(Andy Taylor)

"the video is incredible, it delivered everything I hoped for and more"

(Eleanor Browne)

"we chose the best....would recommend Jamie and Ashley again and again"

(Claire Spence)

"they were amazing....I would highly recommend these guys"

(Daniel Rutherford)