Forensic Photography II

FIV154 - 48.00 Hours

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, which meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography II Course #40054, is for Blinn College students participating in the Collegiate Technical Investigation Skills Program (CTISP) of TEEX's Texas Forensic Science Academy.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

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, which meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Forensic Photography II Course #40054, is for Blinn College students participating in the Collegiate Technical Investigation Skills Program (CTISP) of TEEX's Texas Forensic Science Academy.

Prerequisites

Age Requirement

  • Participant must be at least 18 years of age before the CTISP end date

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises.  To receive course and TCOLE credit, participants must attend the class in its entirety. 

Recommended

Student May Bring

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Electronic flash
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight
  • Cable release
  • Macro lens, diopters, or extension tubes
  • Color contrast filters
  • Photographic (forensic) barrier filters
  • Blue #47 glass filter
  • RM72 infrared glass filter
  • Camera instruction manual
  • Electronic flash instruction manual
  • Extra batteries for camera and flash
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

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

Suggested Audience

Collegiate students seeking technical training to prepare them for employment requiring investigative skills such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers and forensic nurses.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+International Association of Identification (IAI)+Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Other Information

  • Course enrollment for CTISP is through Blinn College.  Please contact Robert Stanberry at (979) 209-7399 or Robert.Stanberry@blinn.edu

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Related Courses

FIV151+FIV152+FIV153+FIV155Foundations of Forensic Photography+Forensic Photography I+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print ProcessingFoundations of Forensic Photography+Forensic Photography I+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print ProcessingFoundations of Forensic Photography+Forensic Photography I+Crime Scene Investigation+Latent Print Processing

Policies

TEEX Policies

Payment Information

  • CTISP tuition and fees are payable to Blinn College. For more information, contact the Blinn College Admissions Office at admissions@blinn.edu  
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