Review - Airview Aerial Photography
The Airview Aerial Photography
website is one of the most practical websites
company specialises in aerial photography, and
this is reflected in its website, with its slick
design and blue and white trimmings.
a doubt, the main purpose of the website, other
than to bring in business, is to house the amazing
collection of aerial photographs in the "stock
photo gallery". The "search box"
is also extremely useful, allowing visitors and
potential clients, to see if Airview has particular
air photographs in stock. If they don't, fear
not, it just means Airview will have to take to
the air, to capture the shot required.
Airview business director, Stephen Brookes went
online a few years ago, he didn't expect that
the website would be attracting over 50,000 hits
per month, or that it would play such a significant
role in this business. Stephen refers to the website
as a "pretty, ugly", site. No matter
how it's described, it works, which is better
than many in the Internet "space".
are over 2,000 photographs online, covering New
South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.
users select the area of interest, by geographic
location, or another relevant search term, then
click on the photo of interest (tinted for copyright
protection), and finally, selecting the "click
here", that readies the user to send an e-mail
to Airview, advising of the stock file number.
these days of websites being a dime a dozen, it's
refreshing to see a site that really reflects
the business, and one that is accurate, practical
and useful, all whilst promoting a very worthwhile
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