Susana Javier

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Benefits of Aerial Photography Aerial Photography refers to taking of photographs from flying objects or aircrafts. Some objects used for aerial photography include; helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles also known as drones, rockets, balloons, and kites or parachutes. The camera to be used in the photography is mounted and controlled remotely or automatically where a photographer is on the aircraft. The inspiration for aerial photography is thought to have originated from birds. It was first practiced by French balloonist and photographer, Nadar, over Paris, France. There are two types of aerial photography; Vertical and oblique. The following are some of the benefits of Aerial Photography. 1. It helps in providing a detailed view of the ground that no map can see. The pictures will give a detailed view of what is on the ground. As opposed to maps which document only landmarks or rivers and lakes, borders or seas, the photographer can zoom in and see everything giving a precisely detailed view of the area. 2. To soldiers, it may be useful for showing inaccessible places within a given area. This will help the soldiers on the ground in monitoring and observing the movements of their enemies and come up methods of defeating them and their defenses. 3. Providing a permanent record of day to day changes in a given area. This is useful in ecology or scientific experiments carried out in a given area. 4. Showing military features that do not appear on a map. Can help in putting up defenses during war. 5. Easily and readily obtained. As opposed to a map which my take months to appear, aerial pictures can be in the hands of users a few hours after they are taken. 6. Providing a day to day comparison of a selected area. This may help to identify changes that are taking place in a given areas and act on them according to the intention of your observation.