Forensic Photography Basics I. Four Reasons for taking Crime Scene Photos: 1. Photos provide a true and _________________________ portrayal of the crime scene and the ____________________ _________________. 2. It records the ____________________ ______________ of the scene. 3. It can later be _______________________. 4. Can ______________________ evidence that will be _________________ in the analysis process. For Example: ____________________________ II. How many pictures should I take? III. What goes in your photo log? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. IV. What equipment do we need? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Camera Lenses ______________ ______________ Scales Log ______________ 6. V. Explain in your own words why we should avoid digital photography at crime scenes? VI. What should you take photos of? You want to take approach shots and close ups with a zig-zag approach pattern. You need to take mid-range and close up photos of all evidence, both with and without a scale. In your own words, why is it important to take photos both with and without the scale?