professional photographers considering extending their range of
services and purchasing some aerial equipment, or for amateur photographers
thinking about going professional in a niche market, some of the
many and varied applications of aerial photography are listed below.
specialised equipment needed for some applications (eg property
photography and tourism work) need not be complicated or very expensive.
Also, these type of applications require only a relatively small
adjustment of technique, even for the amateur enthusiast wanting
to set up a basic aerial photography service.
applications (eg legal and forensic work), however, require a significant
commitment to become proficient enough to obtain qualified and approved
contactor status for this highly specialist area. For the majority
of photographers with the appropriate equipment, whether it is remote
control work of using aircraft of various types, most of the applications
below could be a very satisfying and profitable activity.