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J Forensic Dent Sci. 2018 Jan-Apr;10(1):2-4. doi: 10.4103/jfo.jfds_2_16.

Forensic photography: Prospect through the lens.

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Department of Oral Pathology, Rajarajeswari Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Forensic photography is an indispensable tool in modern forensic odontological protocol which aids in investigative procedures, maintenance of archival data, and to provide evidence that can supplement medico legal issues in court. Proper selection and implementation of the appropriate photography and computer equipment combined with necessary training and correct workflow patterns make incorporating photography into the field of forensics, an easily obtainable goal. The role of the forensic photographer is crucial, as a good skill in photography with updated knowledge of the mechanics and techniques involved is required for proper documentation of evidence. This paper aims to shed light on the various aspects of forensic photography with emphasis on its diverse applications and advancements.

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Crime scene; Forensic photography; digital single-lens reflex

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