Aerial Photography as the name suggests is taking pictures from air via boarding an Aircraft or Flying objects. But there is more to it than simply using a light aircraft or flying object and flying up to take photographs. There are many elements to an aerial survey that must be considered to ensure that the data is useful enough to extrapolate whatever is being investigated. It is often difficult to see elements of the landscape on the ground. Some landscape types are difficult to access on foot so aerial photographs are vital to study and map them.
There are many useful purposes of aerial photography but the method of taking them have evolved a lot since the first ever attempt that was taken during late 1850’s. Aerial photography is mainly used by archaeologists, Landscape planning, commercial shoots, topographic maps, environmental studies, surveillance, etc .