Adobe Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysts
Students are expected to bring a laptop to class with the Adobe Photoshop software installed. The laptop should be utilizing a 64 bit operating system. A trial version of the Adobe Photoshop software is available from the Adobe website. For more information contact Training@resvid.com
Photoshop can be a powerful resource in the forensic video analysis workflow. Adobe Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysts is a 4-day class that is designed to introduce and build upon image processing techniques for the Forensic Video Analyst. This thorough workshop is recommended for analysts with limited experience using Adobe Photoshop, those using previous versions, or for those wishing to learn the new powerful features of Adobe Photoshop CC.
Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy
3630 Lee Hill Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Dates - April 9 - 12, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day
Cost - $895 per student
In the first two-days, you will be introduced to the key features of Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Bridge for use in the Forensic Video Analysis process. You will discover best practices for image processing by learning:
- The basics of digital imaging theory
- Export settings from Forensic Video computer systems to maximize the quality of images
- An efficient workflow for processing images from video evidence
- Pixel aspect ratio correction techniques, de-interlace options, and basic image adjustments
- Preparation techniques for printing processed images
Best Practices for working with Copies and Originals
Digital Imaging Workflow
Basics of Digital Imaging Theory
Exporting Sequences & Still Images
Setting-up the Computer, Monitor & Photoshop
Adobe Bridge Setup and Navigation
Working with Duplicates
Pixel Aspect Ratio
Basic Image Adjustments (Brightness, Contrast & Color)
Removing Noise on Single Frames
Placing Images in Reports
Importing Images back to Video
The third and fourth days focus on the application of the tools available in Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Bridge for Forensic Image Analysis. You will explore more advanced tools used in the forensic video analysis workflow including:
- Using sophisticated automations and actions to process images from video evidence
- Employing custom filters for de-blurring, sharpening and pattern elimination techniques
- Applying color isolation processes for image clarification
- Employing layer modes to build image processing levels
Best Practices for Digital Imaging Workflow
Demultiplexing in Bridge
Color Isolation Techniques
De-blurring & Sharpening
Fast Fourier Transform
Working by the Numbers
Basic computer skills are required to complete this training.
Class participation is encouraged. Multiple hands-on exercises will be included during each module
Travel and Hotel Information
Fredericksburg, VA is located approximately 60 miles from Washington Dulles, Washington National, and Richmond International Airports. You will need to rent a vehicle to drive from the airport to the training location.
The Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy has negotiated rates with area hotels close to the Academy.
Visit the following website for more information: http://www.rrcja.org/hotels.html
George Reis is the President and owner of Imaging Forensics, Inc. and has been providing training and expert witness services in forensic image analysis, forensic video analysis, and forensic and technical photography since 1995.
Reis worked from 1989 to 2004 at a southern California police department, as a forensic photographer, image analyst, crime scene investigator, and latent fingerprint examiner. He introduced digital imaging to that agency in 1992, making them one of the first law enforcement agencies to utilize this technology.
Reis is certified in forensic photography and imaging by the International Association for Identification, and is the current Chair of the Forensic Photography and Imaging Certification board of that organization.
Reis is author of the book, Photoshop CS3 for Forensic Professionals, published by Sybex. He also authored a white paper on the integrity of digital images, and numerous articles for publications including Evidence Technology magazine and Law Enforcement Technology magazine.
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
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