Police Photography

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Routledge, Dec 16, 2010 - Law - 304 pages
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This helpful textbook teaches the fundamentals of photography and their application to police work. It offers clear explanations of the basic elements of photography that are used in investigative police work. Recommendations regarding equipment and techniques are offered throughout for both small and large police departments. Topics include the advantages and disadvantages of digital photography, and guidelines for photographing accidents, crimes, evidence, questioned documents, and identification photos, and dealing with special situations such as homicide and arson.



  • Step-by-step instructions show both experienced and inexperienced photographers the best way to capture specific situations encountered in law enforcement.
  • A wide variety of photographs and illustrations demonstrate techniques and complement the material.
  • A glossary provides a quick reference for looking up important definitions.
 

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Contents

The Police Photographer
1
Light and the Simple Camera
9
Cameras
15
Film
27
Equipment
41
Exposure
57
The Darkroom
73
BlackandWhite Processing Negatives
81
Crime Photography
145
Evidence Photography
169
Identification Photography
183
Questioned Documents
193
Ultraviolet and Fluorescence Photography
201
Infrared Photography
215
Glossary
225
Bibliography
259

BlackandWhite Processing Printing and Enlargement
97
Color Processing
113
Digital Photography
123
Accident Photography
135
Additional Reading
261
Index
263
Color Plate
276
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