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Forensic Photography II

FSA112  - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
10/13/14 10/17/14 New Braunfels, TX USA LS FSA112 16 enroll  
12/1/14 12/5/14 Cedar Park, TX USA LS FSA112 17 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Once an investigator has mastered basic forensic photography, there are advanced skills and techniques that can allow for greater effectiveness in documenting crime scenes and physical evidence.  Participants will learn photographic techniques such as low light/nighttime, ultraviolet, infrared, and laser photography.  Course instruction is through lecture, case review, and application exercises.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography II Course #40054.

Prerequisite

Please fax documents to (979) 862-2788 or send an email to publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Topics

  • Equipment and basic exposure review
  • Macro photography
  • Nighttime photography
  • Reciprocity failure
  • Flash photography
  • Painting with light
  • Shooting reconstructions
  • Bloodstain photography
  • Ultraviolet and infrared photography
  • Photographic perspective

Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigations

Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes

Equipment

  • SLR camera (digital format highly recommended)
  • Electronic flash
  • Cable release
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight

Recommended

Equipment

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Electronic flash instruction manual
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)
  • Macro lens, diopters, or extension tubes
  • Color contrast filters
  • Photographic (forensic) barrier filters
  • Blue #47 glass filter for B&W film
  • RM72 infrared glass filter
  • Various light sources to paint with light: flash light, spotlight, pen light

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

40.00 International Association of Identification (IAI)

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

Accreditation Agreements


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