Dartmoor Digital Resource Library

How DDRL works

Browse for clips or stills by clicking on 'Find a Still' or 'Find a Video'

It is a condtion of free use of our material that you email DDRL with details of such use you can then download clips or view them directly if you have a movie plug-in for your browser.

If you wish to use our material for commercially please click here for prices and conditions of use.


Editing Clips

1. Clips can be edited in most video editing package or use simple freeware such as Windows Movie Maker.
2. Custom editing of your footage can be undertaken by request. Contact Andrew Cooper, info@ddrl.co.uk

Technical Specifications

DDRL aerial imagery was acquired using a helicopter mounted Cineflex High Definition system. This comprises a fully digital, 5-axis gyro stabilised mount, incorporating a Sony HDC-F950 camera with Fujinon HA42 x 9.7 lens.
The onboard helicopter HD camera records uses a broadcast quality solid state drive.
Other HD video footage is acquired using low dispersion lenses on Canon DSLRs and GoPro cameras.

High quality, four track atmosphere sound recorded using coincident, stereo paired microphones direct to compact flash.

Free download files available in MPEG-4, frame size 720 x 576, 25 fps, PAL, other formats available.

Aerial HD footage available in 1920x1080 25p on request

PAL format 25 fps for UK broadcast can be converted to NTSC for USA. Please contact us.

Production Credits

HD video clips and stills produced by Andrew Cooper.

Helicopter aerials by Castle Air

Additional photography, Robin Manford.

Video editing by Kevin Lovell, Biograph.

Website and database design by David Manford, Access Technology.

Project supported by Dartmoor National Park also University of Exeter, University of Plymouth, Duchy of Cornwall, West Devon Borough Council, Teignbridge District Council, Dartmoor Preservation Association, The Dartmoor Society and Museum of Dartmoor Life.

Funding provided by the Dartmoor Sustainable Development Fund, Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust, South Dartmoor Community College and Tavistock College.

DDRL Summary Terms and Conditions (See here for full Terms and Conditions)

  1. DDRL imagery may be used for community, education and research purposes without additional permission.

  2. Individual permission is required to use for commercial and/or broadcast purposes.

  3. All video clips and images from this site to be attributed with a credit and link to www.ddrl.co.uk.

  4. All still images to be credited in picture or with adjacent caption. (© photographer date)

  5. DDRL imagery should not be uploaded to public websites without prior permission of DDRL.

  6. DDRL imagery should not be added to personal or professional photo galleries.

  7. By downloading imagery you accept the terms and conditions.