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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.

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Upcoming Courses:

Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques for Forensic Professionals | Starts on 03/30/2022

$1,195.00

Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques for Forensic Professionals | Starts on 06/22/2022

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques for Forensic Professionals | Starts on 09/21/2022

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop Techniques for Forensic Professionals | Starts on 12/07/2022

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Course Outline

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
  • Metadata
  • Camera raw
  • Creating Contact Sheets
  • Creating PDF presentations

 

Lesson 2: Image Properties and Analysis

  • Resolution
  • Image size
  • Color modes
  • Bit Depth
  • Histograms

 

Lesson 3: Blur

  • Identify causes of blur
  • Motion Blur
  • Lens Blur
  • Camera Blur
  • Resolution
  • 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
Lesson 6: Image Size

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