Vertical Aerial Photography, Vertical Photography
As the name suggests, this method of photography looks straight down on the subject area
to produce a map or plan view. Vertical aerial photography is ideal for surveys of larger and more diverse sites such as pipelines, road routes, mapping, rivers, power lines, forestry, land surveys etc. The photography can capture a large or small area.
Below are some examples of Vertical Aerial Photography:
This image shows a high altitude view of a large area. Notice the red box highlighting a specific area.
This image reveals a detailed view of the area sectioned above.
Pipeline Route 1km Section
There are many more examples of this type of photography through the site.