After 9/11, FEMA needed somebody to go up in a chopper every day for nine months to document recovery and removal. A certain Mr. Brown was the man for the job.
“Do you do aerial photography?” the caller asked.
“Sure,” Mr. Brown said. “If you have a plane or a helicopter.”
“We have planes and helicopters,” the caller replied.
But, “The truth was, he had never done aerial work.” Uh oh.
Nevertheless, it was all good, and the rest is history.
From before the time the telephone book industry got demolished by the Internet:
Cameras sure were big back then, huh?