# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 1530800953

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Document a crime scene, using photography.

Definition

Documentation should include
  • taking photos of the ingress, egress, and all evidence, with and without scale
  • using long-range, midrange, and close-up perspectives, with and without scale
  • triangulating the scene, using fixed objects.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important to take photographs from different perspectives at the crime scene?
  • Why should photographs include scale?
  • What is the best kind of lighting for evidence photographs?
  • What are the differences in photographing vs. sketching a scene?
  • When should photographs be taken of the scene?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

2. The Core Concepts of Technology

 

3. The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technology and Other Fields

 

TSA Competitive Events

Photographic Technology