Inside the world of a crime scene photographer

Forensic photography is such an important part of solving crimes and getting a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes on throughout the process is so fascinating. Like most photography, forensic photographers utilize light to capture what they need to see. They match different crimes to different light wavelengths to pull out the relevant details.

I learned a great deal about forensic photography in this short by David Beazley that looks at the work and process of a 20 year veteran of crime scene photography, Nick Marsh.

Nick Marsh has been a Forensic Photographer for over 20 years. Due to budget cuts and affordable digital technology, it’s fast becoming a dying craft. This is an insight into his work and what it means to him.

source: gizmodo.com by Casey Chan

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