• Ravi P. GuptaEmail author


Photography has become outdated and obsolete. However, it is important from the point of view of using the archival data of 1920’s–1980’s. Photography had a great advantage in its analogy to the eye system and high resolution provided by films. The principles of stereo-photogrammetry developed around aerial photography are still valid. The photographic systems used different types of cameras, films and filters. Photography was typically flown from aerial platforms. Important space-borne photographic missions have included the Metric Camera, Large Format Camera and KVR-1000.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Formerly Professor, Earth Resources Technology, Department of Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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