Digital Photography and the Fire Investigator

Credit Hours:  4
Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours
Approximate online time: 0.5 Hours

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Held: 08/02/2005 12:00 PM US Eastern Standard Time
The instructor for this program is John Twomey, Lead Forensic Photographer for the United States Secret Service. The program discusses the basics of digital photography for fire investigators, software and editing procedures for digital images intended as evidence as well the very latest court decisions on the scope and admissibility of digital images in fire and explosion cases. The “question and answer” session at the end of this module is based on questions that were posed by participants during the live “webinar” delivery of this program. Participants should review the materials available under Selected Readings and Resources prior to starting the program. The information provided in Reading List is designed to assist the participant and provides a wealth of background information that will enhance the understanding of the material that is discussed in the presentation. At the completion of the program participants may take the optional test and receive a certificate documenting their participation for IAAI-CFI® credit.

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