Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who would
use such a service?
As the alti-pix system is
especially good for photographing property, Estate Agents tend to be
our most regular customers. However, we also work for
Solicitors, Surveyors, Advertising Companies, Property Developers,
Private Individuals and a whole host of others.
Q. Surely the cost would be prohibitive for
an individual or small business?
With our fees
starting at only £140+VAT many more organisations and individuals
can cost-justify the use of bespoke aerial images. By using
our high impact aerial images small businesses can gain a
competitive advantage over their larger rivals.
alti-pix have to be booked a long
time in advance?
No, but it depends on our workload and weather conditions.
Occasionally we have been able to complete jobs on the same day as the initial
Q. As a client, do I need to be present at
the time of your visit?
No. As long as we have your
written brief which can be sent by letter, fax or email, and you
have arranged any permissions that may be required (where access to
private land is required) then we can operate independently. (Please
see free quotation for
Q. Do you have to obtain
any other special permissions?
No. We usually work from public highways so no permissions are
needed. As mentioned above, only where access to private land is
required do we need permission. However, this is rarely a problem.
Q. What information do you need from the
Firstly we need to accurately identify the
location and boundaries of the subject you want photographing. We
also need to understand your objectives and how the images will be
reproduced. To help you provide the information that is required you
can download our Commission Brief Form.
Q. What is
the situation over copyright issues?
The client has
the licence to use the material supplied for the stated application. alti-pix retains the
copyright on material supplied and the client is not allowed, unless
previously agreed in writing to give away or sell the material to a
third party for another application or for submission to a
photographic library, for instance.
Q. What size of subject can you cover?
Large single buildings, commercial developments or retail parks are
suitable subjects. For larger areas such as a whole town, one would
need to employ an alternative technique.