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Aerial photography

In this photograph, Lt S.C. Thynne RFC demonstrates the use of a hand-held camera for photographic reconnaissance in the back seat of a Nieuport aircraft. Lieutenant-Colonel J.T.C. Moore-Brabazon designed the first effective aerial camera in 1915.

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