Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for Forensic Professionals
3-Day Live Class
This 3-day course builds upon skills learned in Introduction to Adobe Photoshop for the Forensic Professional or experienced Photoshop users in the field of law enforcement and digital graphic forensic sciences. The course provides training on Photoshop skills, techniques, and tools necessary to enhance, identify, compare, analyze, and clarify images. This course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice.
Who Should Attend?
This course is exclusively designed for professionals working in law enforcement and digital graphic forensic analysis. Photoshop is often a prerequisite for many other software programs and assists forensic professionals in image enhancement, clarification, identification, comparison, authentication, and analysis. Photoshop is the one program that everyone in every area of digital media and analysis should know.
- Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X or Windows skills.
- Introduction to Photoshop for the Forensic Professional class or equivalent experience is recommended.
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Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. At his/her discretion, the instructor may adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.
Lesson 1: Working in Adobe Bridge
- Navigating Bridge
- Camera raw
- Creating Contact Sheets
- Creating PDF presentations
Lesson 2: Image Properties and Analysis
- Image size
- Color modes
- Bit Depth
Lesson 3: Blur
- Identify causes of blur
- Motion Blur
- Lens Blur
- Camera Blur
- Partially blurred images
Lesson 4: Sharpening and Deconvolution
- What is convolution?
- What is sharpening?
- Benefits and pitfalls of sharpening
- Sharpening and deconvolution methods
Lesson 5: Noise
- What is image noise?
- Noise: luminance vs. color
- Digital artifacts
- Reducing noise