Forensic Digital Imaging and Photography

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780121064112: Forensic Digital Imaging and Photography

Forensic Digital Imaging and Photography covers each facet of digital imaging-how to select equipment, when to use it, how to produce a good image, and how to present that image in court. It clarifies the difference between what can be done digitally and what should be done in a forensic setting, and helps the reader "learn by doing" with exercises and step-by-step instructions.

Key Features:

  • Teaches the basics of digital imaging and how to choose the right tool for each job
  • Describes how to master specific tasks such as scanning, selecting media for archiving, configuring a digital imaging system, setting the proper resolution, adjusting the image, comparing images with known samples, and much more
  • Includes detailed graphics of the photography and imaging tools, and dialog boxes to describe each function
  • Provides easy-to-follow instructions for each exercise in the book, including required images
  • Describes potential pitfalls of using digital technology

Law enforcement officials who follow the recommendations in this text can feel confident that their handling of imaging evidence will stand up to the high standards necessary for presentation in criminal cases. Topics covered in the book: The opening chapters teach the basics of digital imaging and how to choose the right tool for each job. The remaining chapters show how to:

  • Scan original negatives and slides with a film scanner
  • Scan photographs, line drawings, and documents with a flatbed scanner
  • Select the best equipment for the job
  • Select the best media for archiving
  • Configure and use a digital imaging system
  • And more

Exercises provide step-by-step instructions on how to:

  • Size and set the resolution of an image
  • Adjust highlights, shadows, contrast, color, density, etc.
  • Record each action performed on the images
  • Separate images into color channels
  • Graphically compare wounds with weapons and compare handwriting exemplars with questioned samples, etc.
  • Remove backgrounds from fingerprints using FFT filters
  • Use a sizing tool to adjust images for direct comparison
  • Use frequency filters to enhance hidden facial features
  • Teaches the basics of digital imaging and how to choose the right tool for each job
  • Describes how to master specific tasks such as scanning, selecting media for archiving, configuring a digital imaging system, setting the proper resolution, adjusting the image, comparing images with known samples, and much more
  • Includes detailed graphics of the photography and imaging tools, and dialog boxes to describe each function
  • Describes potential pitfalls of using digital technology

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

The complete guide to capturing, processing, and using photographic and video evidence!

About the Author:

Herbert Blitzer is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Forensic Imaging in Indianapolis. Previously he served as a special assistant to the Mayor of Indianapolis, where he was assigned to work with the Indianapolis Police Department. Prior to that, he spent 33 years working for the Eastman Kodak Company, where he served as an engineer and strategic manager. At one point he managed the Company's Law Enforcement Marketing program. He has published numerous articles in trade journals and, with Jack Jacobia, authored Forensic Digital Imaging and Photography.

Herbert Blitzer and Jack Jacobia run the Institute for Forensic Imaging in Indianapolis, Indiana, and have provided training in this area for a number of law enforcement agencies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Herbert L. Blitzer; Jack Jacobia
Published by Academic Press (2002)
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0121064115

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
33.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Blitzer, Herbert L., Jacobia, Jack
Published by Academic Press (2002)
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110121064115

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
45.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Blitzer, Herbert L.; Jacobia, Jack
Published by Academic Press
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0121064115 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0039921

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.83
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Herbert L. Blitzer, Jack Jacobia
Published by Academic Press (2002)
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0121064115

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
83.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Herbert L. Blitzer; Jack Jacobia
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0121064115BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
98.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Herbert L. Blitzer and Jack Jacobia
ISBN 10: 0121064115 ISBN 13: 9780121064112
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801210641121.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
110.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds