Foundations of Forensic Photography

Photography is a critical element in the documentation of criminal investigations. This course addresses the basic concepts of photography and their application to professional investigative documentation. For the final project, participants have the opportunity to capture photographs at a simulated crime scene, acting in the traditional role of an investigator for the case

Course syllabus:

  1. History of photography

  2. Selection and operation of a camera appropriate for crime scene documentation

  3. General photography concepts and terms

  4. Composition and progressive levels of photography

  5. Storage and processing of images