ASTM WK69872

    New Guide for Standard Guide for Crime Scene Photography

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    WK69872

    1. Scope

    This document is intended to be a general guide outlining best practices for all practitioners of crime scene photography. This includes professionals whose job is specifically limited to photography and those who may only encounter the need to photograph a crime scene occasionally.


    Keywords

    Crime Scene Photography; Crime Scene Documentation; Deleting Photographs; Image Management; Image Storage; Examination Quality Photographs; ABFO#2; FBI Bureau Scale; Perspective Photographs; Photographs of Vehicles:

    Rationale

    This guide is intended to increase consistency among forensic photography providers due to the evidentiary and documentary value provided by photographs during many types of investigations.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    09-10-2019

    Technical Contact:
    Brandon Epstein

    Status:
    Draft Under Development