Crime Scene Photography, Third Edition, covers the general principles and concepts of photography, while also delving into the more practical elements and advanced concepts of forensic photography. Robinson assists the reader in understanding and applying essential concepts in order to create images that are able to withstand challenges in court. This text is a required reading by both the International Association for Identification's Crime Scene Certification Board and the Forensic Photography Certification Board. Includes an instructor website with lecture slides, practical exercises, a test bank, and image collection and many videos which can be used.
Edward M. Robinson began his career in law enforcement in 1971, with the Arlington County (Virginia) Police Department (ACPD). After 25 years with the ACPD, Mr. Robinson created the Crime Scene Investigation concentration at The George Washington University for their Master of Forensic Science degree program, and continues there today.
1. History of Forensic Imaging 2. Composition and Cardinal Rules 3. Crime Scene Photography 4. Basic Exposure (Nonflash) Concepts 5. Focus, Depth of Field, and Lenses 6. Electronic Flash 7. Ultraviolet, Infrared, and Fluorescence 8. Photogrammetry 9. Special Photography Situations 10. Digital Imaging Technologies 11. Digital Image Processing of Evidentiary Photography 12. Legal Issues Related to Photographs and Digital Images