15 iconic drone photographs capture the quintessential nature of Cambridgeshire and beyond

PUBLISHED: 09:22 21 November 2020 | UPDATED: 09:22 21 November 2020

From  a Christmas lights display in the Fens to a stunning view of Wisbech Castle and then pumpkins, looking like oranges in a field awaiting collection. Pictures; TERRY HARRIS

From a Christmas lights display in the Fens to a stunning view of Wisbech Castle and then pumpkins, looking like oranges in a field awaiting collection. Pictures; TERRY HARRIS

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His photographs have become a familiar feature of our newspapers – and those that impress the most have often been aerial shots.

Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice will close ‘within months’ if funding gap can not be bridged. Thorpe Hall Hospice is the only specialist palliative care inpatient unit in Peterborough.,
Long Thorpe, Peterborough
Thursday 09 April 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice will close ‘within months’ if funding gap can not be bridged. Thorpe Hall Hospice is the only specialist palliative care inpatient unit in Peterborough., Long Thorpe, Peterborough Thursday 09 April 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

Terry Harris is at the forefront of drone photography and has equipped himself with some of the latest technology to offer a new window on our world.

From stunning views of events to timeless images of the Cambridgeshire countryside, his work is used by a wide range of media from national newspapers to international magazines.

We asked him to select 15 of his best – those that reflect the diversity of his work and capture the quintessential character of our county and country.

“I still enjoy the challenge and variety photography brings to my day,” he says.

Crates of picked Pumpkins look like oranges.
Cowbit, Spalding
Sunday 11 October 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Crates of picked Pumpkins look like oranges. Cowbit, Spalding Sunday 11 October 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

“I appreciate the people I meet, the places I go and the hours I work. I have had the privilege to photograph politicians, celebrities, royalty, and business leaders from around the world.

“I give the same level of commitment, focus and professionalism to all my clients bar none.”

Terry does both press and commercial photography and video and can be contacted on 07747606996.

The stunning tribute to NHS workers on the frontline amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by Skylark Garden Centre near March. Picture: Skylark/Terry Harris The stunning tribute to NHS workers on the frontline amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by Skylark Garden Centre near March. Picture: Skylark/Terry Harris

Aerial of Wisbech Castle. 
Town Centre , Wisbech
Monday 20 July 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Aerial of Wisbech Castle. Town Centre , Wisbech Monday 20 July 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

A1101 Wash Road remains flooded. 
Wash Road, Welney
 Friday 20 December 2019. One year one and the Wash Road is yet to close. 
Picture by Terry Harris.A1101 Wash Road remains flooded. Wash Road, Welney Friday 20 December 2019. One year one and the Wash Road is yet to close. Picture by Terry Harris.

Bank holiday at Hunstanton , Beach, Hunstanton Monday 25 May 2020.  Picture by Terry Harris.Bank holiday at Hunstanton , Beach, Hunstanton Monday 25 May 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

Cars were still using North Bank road in 2019 despite it being closed.. Levels in the River Nene remained high following rainfall. During periods of high tide the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at North Bank Road.
North Bank Road, Peterborough 
Thursday 14 November 2019. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Cars were still using North Bank road in 2019 despite it being closed.. Levels in the River Nene remained high following rainfall. During periods of high tide the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at North Bank Road. North Bank Road, Peterborough Thursday 14 November 2019. Picture by Terry Harris.

Aerial view of the new Covid-19 testing centre at the showground, Peterborough. Photo taken on Saturday April 25, mid morning, Picture; TERRY HARRISAerial view of the new Covid-19 testing centre at the showground, Peterborough. Photo taken on Saturday April 25, mid morning, Picture; TERRY HARRIS

Aerial photo of Mepal Outdoor Centre. Picture; TERRY HARRIS Aerial photo of Mepal Outdoor Centre. Picture; TERRY HARRIS

City Centre Sunset,
City Centre , Peterborough
Friday 31 July 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.City Centre Sunset, City Centre , Peterborough Friday 31 July 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

Farmers in Lincolnshire begin combining Barley while the weather is hot.,
Rutland, Stamford
Monday 22 July 2019. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Farmers in Lincolnshire begin combining Barley while the weather is hot., Rutland, Stamford Monday 22 July 2019. Picture by Terry Harris.

Picture supplied by Terry Harris/Bav Media 07976 880732.

Picture shows Willow House Christmas lights, a large Christmas light display spread over 2 acres with over a million lights.Willow House, Peterborough, on Tuesday 11 December 2018.



SEE COPY CATCHLINE  Willow House Christmas lightsPicture supplied by Terry Harris/Bav Media 07976 880732. Picture shows Willow House Christmas lights, a large Christmas light display spread over 2 acres with over a million lights.Willow House, Peterborough, on Tuesday 11 December 2018. SEE COPY CATCHLINE Willow House Christmas lights

Drone footage of 700-800 at the BLM Black Lives Matter Rally Peterborough.City Centre, PeterboroughSaturday 06 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.Drone footage of 700-800 at the BLM Black Lives Matter Rally Peterborough.City Centre, PeterboroughSaturday 06 June 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

Peterborough united take on Burton with zero fans due to covid 19 protocols,
London Road, Peterborough
Tuesday 08 September 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Peterborough united take on Burton with zero fans due to covid 19 protocols, London Road, Peterborough Tuesday 08 September 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

Peterborough City hospital  roads surrounded by a convoy of 80 plus trucks., Peterborough
Thursday 21 May 2020. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Peterborough City hospital roads surrounded by a convoy of 80 plus trucks., Peterborough Thursday 21 May 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

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