Other applications include creation of photo-realistic artwork to support applications. Sideways looking photography is also available in some areas which can give a representation of the height of trees and other features.
we use detailed aerial photography in many ways both before and after surveys. Aerial photography provides a very quick overview of a large area of ground which allows planners and licensing authorities to see at a glance exactly how a landscape looks. This makes it much easier to make decisions relating to the impact of developments on the landscape. It has also been used to great effect in public enquiries providing evidence of the ecological state of a site at a given time.