What times during the day are photos taken? Brendan Shanahan Updated June 29, 2017 04:17 Nearmap flight surveys are conducted between two hours after sunrise and two hours before sunset. You can see exactly when a given image was captured by clicking on a spot using the Location tool. Related articles MapBrowser - Toolbar overview When will an area be updated? Why can the Survey Date be different to the Photo Time? Do the maps use true north or magnetic north? Managing your Watchlist Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.