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Photoshop for Evidence Preparation & Litigation

Photoshop for Evidence Preparation & Litigation
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This course is part of the following workflow-oriented and product- or technology-oriented learning tracks: Legal Profession, Photoshop

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Photoshop for Evidence Preparation & Litigation is designed specif­i­cal­ly to assist lit­i­ga­tors and their inves­ti­ga­tors in analysing and prepar­ing image and video evi­dence for court pre­sen­ta­tion. This course will to help you build an account­able, repeat­able work­flow to ana­lyze and enhance images while remain­ing true to the con­tent and con­text of orig­i­nal image and video evi­dence.

Photoshop for Evidence Preparation & Litigation course will teach you a work­flow that address­es dig­i­tal imag­ing evi­dence con­cerns raised by State v. Swinton (aka “the Swinton Six Challenge”).

What You Will Learn

  • Reveal and enhance fea­tures not vis­i­ble to the naked eye
  • Add labels and call­outs
  • Obscure U.C.s, C.I.s, and oth­er ele­ments that must be pro­tect­ed
  • Fixing focus prob­lems
  • Correcting for cam­era shake
  • Proper archival process­es
  • Reveal details in hid­den deep shad­ow
  • Reveal details in hid­den bright glares
  • Automating process­es in Photoshop
  • Batch oper­a­tions
  • Automatic image pro­cess­ing with­out open­ing Photoshop
  • Batch file renam­ing
  • Adding and edit­ing meta­da­ta
  • Digital dark­room tech­niques
  • Scanning
  • Correct extreme angles to reveal hid­den details
  • Fourier trans­for­ma­tion
  • Noise reduc­tion
  • Sharpening
  • Surveillance video screen cap­ture
  • Video de-interlacing tech­niques
  • Video cap­ture enhance­ments
  • Sizing one to one
  • Photogrammetry (mea­sur­ing objects and dis­tances)
  • Admissibility in Court
  • …And more.