PERFORM AERIAL DOCUMENTATION PHOTOGRAPHY
Given information about aerial documentation photography.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by responding to the
multiple choice test covering material on aerial documentation photography.
Learning Event 1:
by Army photographers with hand-operated cameras, extends coverage beyond the
limits of ground photography. The principle purpose of aerial photography is to
get detailed pictorial documentation, tailored for specific requirements, in a
minimum of time.
Resulting negatives, transparencies and prints augment aerial
photography produced by the Air Force and Army surveillance organizations.
Aerial Documentation Photography.
a. Most of the aerial photography is shot by the Air Force. The Air Force
uses large sophisticated aircraft flying at fast speeds and very high altitude.
The Army flies at low altitudes and in slower aircraft, at present the OV-1
Mohawk, which uses sophisticated reconnaissance and surveillance equipment. Army
photographers supplement this type of photography.
The techniques and type of
aircraft and cameras used will be discussed in this lesson.
pinpoint photographs, are
intended for soonest possible interpretation and used by units engaged in the
fast-shifting day-to-day maneuvers of modern warfare.
This type of photography
is of paramount importance to tactical commanders, and it is in this aspect of