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LEVA Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysis

September 26 @ 7:00 am - September 29 @ 3:30 pm

ONLINE: September 26-29, 2023

LEVA Membership:  LEVA membership is not required to attend.

Course Overview:

This four-day ONLINE workshop is limited to a maximum of 20 students. The course begins with an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge, developing best practices and then using this tool in a Forensic Video Analysis workflow including initial analysis, clarification, on-screen comparison techniques, and creating demonstrative evidence exhibits. Exercises will include working with still images and working directly with video files with Adobe Photoshop.

Throughout the entire workshop, recommended best practices will be used with non-destructive processes employed whenever possible.

REQUIRED: Have a laptop where you have rights to install software. Complimentary demo software will be available to install unless you already have Photoshop and Adobe Bridge loaded.

START TIME: The class begins promptly each day at 0700 Pacific Time to accommodate those in other time zones.

Instructor: George Reis provides training and consulting services in forensic photography, photographic and video analysis through his company, Imaging Forensics. He worked for the Newport Beach Police Department from 1989 through 2004 as a Forensic Photographer and Crime Scene Investigator, and introduced that agency to digital imaging in 1992. He is an established author and globally recognized expert on Photoshop. George is certified in Forensic Video Analysis through LEVA, is a member of the certification committee in Forensic Photography and Imaging with the IAI, and is on the editorial review board for the Journal of Forensic Identification.

Tuition: $1000 must be paid by September 15, 2023 unless prior agreement made with LEVA.

Who Can Apply?  Open to anyone.  Apply by Sept. 8, 2023.

Credits and Certificate: LEVA will issue a certificate to each student.

Successful completion of this course results in 32 hours credit under the Image/Video Training requirement toward LEVA’s Forensic Video Analyst and Technician certifications and renewals.



Register HERE

Essential Disclaimer

Graduates of the course receive a LEVA certificate indicating successful completion of the 32-hour curriculum. That certificate should NOT be interpreted as a certification of any type. Registering for any LEVA class indicates they fully understand they are not receiving a certification from any one LEVA course and must refer to this training as LEVA’s on their resume, CV or any discoverable document. This class is not conducted to officially endorse any product or service.

Additional Information

For additional information regarding this course, contact Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director, at (540) 842-1742 or email: training@leva.org


September 26 @ 7:00 am
September 29 @ 3:30 pm
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