Focus on Photography

Aerial Photography

Photos taken from the air may be used to document the terrain below, get a bird's eye view of construction in process, or record objects in flight. Aerial photographers have found many creative ways to get their cameras aloft. They may shoot from airplanes, helicopters, balloons, kites or even remotely controlled flying models.

88 examples at
Aerials Only Gallery
Aerial Photography at UC Berkley
Aerial Photography & Satellite Imagery
Archiving Data
Kite Aerial Photography
National Aerial Photography Program

Oblique Specialists
Remote Sensing
U.S. Geological Survey
University of Oregon Library

Orville & Wilbur Wright
Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives - Dayton, Ohio

Dayton's Aviation Trail - a self-guided tour
Countdown to Kitty Hawk

Centennial of Flight
Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
The Frank Coffyn Collection - This Collection of the Empire State Aerosciences Museum tells the story of the people who helped introduce the airplane to America.

Early aerial photographs of Britain salvaged and published online

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