Video Study Texts


Forensic Video Certification Examination Study Texts

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  • How Video Works, by Marcus Weise and Diana Weynand (2nd Edition), Entire Text
  • Photoshop CS3 for Forensic Professionals, by George Reis (2007), Chapters 1, 2,6, 7, 8, 17 and 23
  • (For free access to this reference, contact the Forensic Video Certification Board.)
  • Best Practices for the Retrieval of Video Evidence from Digital CCTV Systems, by TSWG (2006), Entire Text
    • SWGDE Guides (available at; to include:
    • SWGDE Best Practices for Photographic Comparison for All Disciplines, v. 1.1
    • SWGDE Technical Overview of Digital Video Files, v. 1.0
    • SWGDE Best Practices for Digital Image Compression and File Formats Guidelines, v. 1.0
    • SWGDE Technical Notes on FFMPEG, v. 1.0
    • SWGDE Best Practices for the Forensic Use of Photogrammetry, V. 1.0
    • SWGDE Digital and Multimedia Evidence Glossary, v. 3.0
    • SWGDE Best Practices for Image Content Analysis, v. 1.0