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.