A bird’s eye view - photographer captures stunning aerial photographs of Norfolk and Suffolk

An aerial photograph of Cromer pier. Picture: John Fielding

An aerial photograph of Cromer pier. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

They offer a rare glimpse of both well-known and secret spots in our region from a viewpoint most of us will never see.

An aerial view of Wells lifeboat station. Picture: John Fielding

An aerial view of Wells lifeboat station. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

These stunning aerial photographs of Norfolk and Suffolk were captured by John Fielding, who takes the images from his Skyranger plane.

Great Yarmouth port. Picture: John Fielding

Great Yarmouth port. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

Mr Fielding, the former owner of Langleys Toys, said he has been taking the eye-catching pictures from his plane for the last six years.

An aerial photograph of Norwich Cathedral. Picture: John Fielding

An aerial photograph of Norwich Cathedral. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

'Before I started taking them from the plane, I was taking them from the top of a large pole,' he said. 'I've always been fascinated with photography and, particularly, the aerial view.

Where was this aerial photograph of houses taken? Picture: John Fielding

Where was this aerial photograph of houses taken? Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

'So to be able to combine the two was fantastic for me. I think most people are fascinated by what it would be like to be up in the heavens.

The salt marshes in Wells. Picture: John Fielding

The salt marshes in Wells. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant


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'I have always lived in Norwich and Norfolk so it's brilliant to be able to capture these sights that we don't often get to see.'

The Roman Catholic Cathedral in Norwich. Picture: John Fielding

The Roman Catholic Cathedral in Norwich. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

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An aerial photograph of seals basking on Blakeney Point. Picture: John Fielding

An aerial photograph of seals basking on Blakeney Point. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

Snape Maltings on the River Alde in Suffolk. Picture: John Fielding

Snape Maltings on the River Alde in Suffolk. Picture: John Fielding - Credit: Archant

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