"Expertise and first-rate knowledge in his field, has a great eye for detail, is passionate in his work so produces high quality results time after time." 

Nina Oxley - Group Marketing Manager at H&H Group

"Alastair will do anything that is possible and keeps us all in line as well with regard to legislation, especially around drone flights." 

Paul Walker - Destination Manager at Carlisle City Council

"We use Alastair  for our drone footage & photography because of professionalism, quality of footage, & the speed at which they can turn videos around. " 

Matthew Bell - Edwin Thompson Agents


Photography runs in the blood for Alastair Herd and he's proud to be the 4th generation of Photographer in his family. He has established his own business offering pixel-perfect aerial photography and videography using state-of-the-art equipment.

HERD'S MEDIA was born from Alastair Herd Photography. Due to the expanding nature of the company and becoming more than just a photographer on his own he now has a strong team of professionals that offer the best service to any size of project. And the rebrand to HERD'S MEDIA allows to business to grow beyond just photography. 

As an accredited and experienced Commercial Drone Company with full £5m public liability insurance and an active OA issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), you can trust in professional services that fulfil your business needs. We focus on the latest photographic and video technologies and always assess the best approach and equipment for any project.

HERD'S MEDIA offers a comprehensive range of media services from: promotional videos, Global Livestream's, Land & Property material as well as classic professional photography across The Borderlands region of Cumbria, Scottish borders, Northumberland and Dunfries & Galloway. We can also travel further for some bespoke projects across the UK. 


We will provide you with an efficient, friendly and professional service that fits your requirements. Don't just take our word for it, take a look at client feedback to hear what they say and drop us a line to request a quote.


your Brief

We work closely with you to understand what your goals are. We will plan with you to ensure that the best media is used to ensure optimal results. We will combine our expertise in photo and video delivery with your expert knowledge of your business needs.


We create custom quotes for the majority of our work as each project is unique. There is space on our contact form to get in touch with some details about what you need, and we are happy to get back to you with a guide on probable costs before we speak in more detail if this is useful.


A lot of work that we carry out for clients includes the use of drones for aerial film and photography. We are CAA approved and take responsibility for all of the planning, compliance and mitigations for every project. This allows our clients complete peace of mind during the project.


Before we start taking images we will ensure you have our order of the day so we can collaborate to ensure our work still fits with the brief we have agreed on. We pride ourselves on clear communication and appreciate the feedback we receive.

Covid-19 Update: January 2021. We would like to reassure all our clients that any commissions carried out during these challenging times of Covid-19 will adhere at all times to Government guidelines and regulations.

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