© 2017 – CRC Press
189 pages | 134 Color Illus.
This handy pocket guide is an essential field guide to crime scene photography. The authors have used limited technical terms and jargon to distill concepts down to understandable, step-by-step methodologies. The book highlights best practices that apply to most any crime scene but specialized instructions—pertaining to unique evidence and crime scenes that present challenging conditions—are also provided. The book introduces concise, comprehensive checklists for photographing such evidence as tire tracks, dust impressions, fingerprints, luminescence from trace blood search reagents, and more. This convenient reference allows police professionals, investigators, and crime scene analysts and technicians to improve their proficiency to achieve professional, reliable results.
Chapter 1: Providing Context
Chapter 2: Equipment and Accessories
Chapter 3: Camera Terms and Photography Principles Made Easy
Chapter 4: Crime Scene Photography: An Overview and Checklist
Chapter 5: Overall Photographs
Chapter 6: Mid-range Photographs
Chapter 7: Close-up Photographs
Chapter 8: Photographing Footwear/Tire Tracks and Impressions
Chapter 9: Photographing Latent Fingerprints
Chapter 10: Night Photography, Painting with Light, Long Shutter Duration Photography
Chapter 11: Alternate Light Source Photography
Chapter 12: Photographing Vehicles
Chapter 13: Injury/Deceased Remains Photography