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Pictures vs Drawings

Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:21 am
by Ryan
Why do some draw as compared to taking pictures?
What do you think is more beneficial?

Picture below, detailed terrain mapping drawing in Operation Red Wing.
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Picture below, photography during a recce.
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Re: Pictures vs Drawings

Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:37 pm
by jimothy_183
Maybe they had no camera? Or perhaps they had one but murphy showed up?

Also it could be to do with the fact that it's easier to write notes on drawings as opposed to a picture.