NTSB Training Center Offers New Accident Site Photography Course

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July 8

Washington, DC -The National Transportation Safety Board is pleased to announce a new course, Accident Site Photography, to be held October 28-30, 2014, at the NTSB's Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia.

The course will provide a comprehensive overview of photographic procedures and techniques focused on documenting transportation accident scenes for investigative purposes. Topics presented include: (1) principles of digital imaging, including camera usage, elements of exposure, and lighting; (2) advanced accident site photography, including positional references, authenticity, and photo reality; and (3) digital image processing, including file types, image size, and image correction.

Students will have the opportunity to practice the skills they learn through a hands-on wreckage documentation exercise. All participants must bring their own digital camera, camera manual and laptop computer to the course.

Course registration is now open. Tuition rates increase after September 24. The registration link for the course is available at www.ntsb.gov/trainingcenter/CourseInfo/2014/IM300S.htm

Information about the NTSB Training Center, course registration and a complete listing of all public courses offered is available at http://go.usa.gov/gfEA.

NTSB Training Center: 571-223-3900


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490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW

Washington, DC 20594

(202) 314-6100

Keith Holloway



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause

of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.

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