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Jeff Sedlik
Photography Expert Witness and Consultant
Los Angeles, California
New York, New York
CA, NY
USA
phone: 626-808 0000 or CA: 212- 447 1255 NY
FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS - PHOTOGRAPHY

Professor Jeff Sedlik has decades of experience at the highest level of professional photography including advertising, corporate, editorial and stock. He is a respected and acknowledged authority on photography having served as Past National President of professional photography's leading trade organization, "Advertising Photographers of America". Professor Sedlik is also an experienced Expert Witness.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Licensing
  • Publicity Rights
  • Model Releases
  • Lost/Damaged Film
  • Stock Photography
  • Business Practices
  • Forensic Scene Recreation
  • Forensic Image Analysis
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    Bruce E. Koenig
    Founder
    9 Kingsland Drive
    Suite 111
    Stafford VA 22556-1353
    USA
    phone: (540) 602-2706
    Bruce E. Koenig is the senior examiner and founder of BEK TEK LLC. He has been involved in the Forensic Analysis of Audio and Video Recordings on a full-time basis since 1974. Mr. Koenig & his associates conduct forensic examinations of audio, video & still images (e.g. JPEG) media to authenticate, improve voice intelligibility, identify/classify voice and non-voice signals, compare voice samples, and enhance video & images.

    Services Offered:
  • On-Site Evaluations of Acoustical Sounds and Environments
  • Prepares Transcriptions
  • Presents Expert Testimony
  • Assists Attorneys in Preparing for Cross-Examination of Opposing Experts
  • Evaluates Appropriate Recording and Analysis Equipment
  • Provides Forensic Training in Audio/Video Analysis
  • Conducts Research Regarding Forensic Applications
  • The formal procedures for the scientific authentication of audio media in investigative matters and legal proceedings have been updated as a result of the widespread conversion from analog to digital technology since the 1990s.

    A protocol is described to improve the voice intelligibility of investigative and other forensic audio recordings collected via digital recording systems, whether audio only or audio/video units.

    11/25/2008 · Digital Forensics
    Authenticity examinations of VHS (video home system) cassettes are commonly performed in forensic laboratories and can usually determine whether a submitted recording is original, continuous, and unaltered. One of the important determinations of this analysis is identifying any portions that have been recorded over

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    James Ebert, PhD
    1307 Rio Grande Blvd, NW
    Suite 8
    Albuquerque NM 87104
    USA
    phone: 505-344-2345
    fax: 505-344-2444
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    James I. Ebert, PhD, is a Certified Photogrammetrist (ASPRS) with over 31 years of experience in the analysis, evaluation, measurement, and mapping of data contained in ground-based and aerial photographs and other images (video, digital, etc.), in all areas of forensic investigations and litigation.

    Dr. Ebert has an extensive background in preparing attorneys and their experts with the technical knowledge necessary to interpret and testify concerning Photographic and Mapped Evidence. Spanning all parts of the United States and Canada, he has worked on more than 500 cases of bite marks, injury patterns, accident scene mapping, footprints, fingerprints, tires prints, tire defects, product liability photo analysis, fire/arson evidence, bank/convenience store (with camera and ATM film), police excessive force, historical land claims and other litigation-related Aerial Terrestrial Photographs, and other evidential photographs.

    Dr. Ebert is a court-qualified expert consultant in:
    • Photogrammetry
    • Remote Sensing
    • Electronic Image Analysis
    • Digital Image Processing
    • Mapping Sciences
    • Medico-Legal Photogrammetry
  • Photography, Aerial Photo Analysis & Photointerpretation
  • Analysis of Historic Photographs
  • Photointerpretation and Mapping of Water Control and Irrigation
  • Photointerpretation and Mapping of Hazardous Waste Material
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Shoeprint Analysis
  • Curriculum Vitae and Trial Testimony Disclosures are available on request.

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    James I. Ebert, PhD
    Introduction to Environmental Forensics, Second Edition, by Brian L. Murphy (Author, Editor), Robert D. Morrison (Author, Editor). helps readers unravel the complexities of environmental pollution cases. It outlines techniques for identifying the source of a contaminant release, when the release occurred, and the extent of human exposure. Written by leading experts in environmental investigations, the text provides detailed information on chemical "fingerprinting" techniques applicable to ground water, soils, sediments, and air, plus an in-depth look at petroleum hydrocarbons.
    James I. Ebert, PhD
    Archaeology is founded implicitly on the concept of the site, making a careful distinction between sealed sites—presumed to have complete temporal integrity—and the surface record, which is generally considered to be without chronological resolution. While most American archaeologists focus on reconstructing events and episodes at camps, pueblos, and villages, the authoer questions this distinction. Instead, he characterizes the archaeological record as an accumulation of many human events superimposed upon each other across time and distance.
    James I. Ebert, PhD
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    John Genuard
    President
    6 Kings North Road
    Jackson NJ 08527
    USA
    phone: 917-251-9109
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    John Genuard has over 40 years of experience in the civil engineering field. Extremely well-versed in computer-aided design applications, he also specializes in the development of CAD training programs which enable the training of associated disciplines in basic and advanced usage of MicroStation and AutoCAD software.

    Mr. Genuard has been providing expert CAD engineering support and 3D computer animation services to civil engineering, construction, medical, and legal communities in a wide range of deliverables. His experience includes civil engineering, fossil fuel projects, and nuclear power plants.

    Litigation Support - John Genuard has been assisting the legal community since 1995 in the research and development of case material, demonstrating for the expert witness and attorneys their opinion and position on the case. His expertise is available to attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defendant.

    Mr. Genuard's expert witness services are available for Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Medical, Engineering, and Construction claims. Using programs such as 3Ds Max (an Autodesk program), he is able to illustrate projects in three dimensions (3D), giving the viewer an unmistakable comprehension of complex issues. Mr. Genuard's work can help reveal certain truths to a series of events or create data-based engineering drawings. It is with this commitment to accuracy that his presentations are continually accepted as evidence.

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    4/16/2017 · Construction
    A crane collapse onto an electrical switchyard building causing a complete shut down of an oil refinery plant. The refinery company hired a large well known management company to manage and supervise the lifting of heat exchangers for maintenance, repair and replacement. The management company retained the services of a lifting contractor.

    3/24/2016 · Construction
    Construction delays and over runs / in millions of dollars.

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    John Afrides
    30-89 38th Street
    Astoria NY 11103
    USA
    phone: 718-707-3490
    fax: 718-707-3491
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    John Afrides Photography is a full-service custom Demonstrative Evidence production firm specializing in litigation support for personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice attorneys. With 30 years experience exclusively in the legal evidence field, Mr. Afrides has worked closely with both plaintiff and defense attorneys, experts, doctors and engineers and has worked on over 25,000 different cases. Services range from the creation of custom trial exhibits such as medical illustrations to day-in-the-life videos.

    “Our 3,000 sq. ft. facililty and expert team is able to produce anything from huge trial exhibits 40”x100’ to 5x7 prints. Our state-of-the-art equipment enables us to digitize radiologic films at the highest resolution, capturing every nuance. This is especially critical with mammograms where the detection of breast cancer can be subtle.” “We take the evidence and create a concise simplified demonstrative that highlights the key points of the case.” “All work is done in-house” explains Mr. Afrides.

    Mr. Afrides has a background in legal evidence photography and has been a Certified Legal Video Specialist (CLVS) since 1995 (through the NCRA). He also specializes in videotaped depositions, day-in-the-lives, settlement videos and discovery and inspections. Other credentials include lecturing at St. John’s University and at the NY State Judge’s Conference. He is frequently requested to provide expert testimony and do presentations in court. These presentations include video, audio, E-film, 3D and TrialDirector/Powerpoint with all equipment provided.

    Also specialized in photo documentation of construction defects utilizing blueprints and building diagrams. High accuracy instruments used to record leveling, squareness and tolerances to 64" or smaller.

    #1 "Best Demonstrative Evidence Provider"
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    Paul Kayfetz
    P.O. Box 310
    Bolinas CA 94924
    USA
    phone: 415-868-0480
    fax: 415-868-9336
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    For forty years, PAUL KAYFETZ, INC. through Mr. Kayfetz' expert testimony, has routinely admitted the following into evidence:
  • Driverseye Visibility Studies
  • Night-Time Photography
  • Computer and Video Simulations
  • Accident Reconstruction Photos
  • Photogrammetry Photo Measuring

    Our computer engineers, video engineers and engineering photography experts:
  • Apply Accepted Engineering Measurements Procedures
  • Have Published Numerous Peer-Reviewed Engineering Papers
  • Use HD Video Systems that Produce Movie Theater Quality
  • Apply Cutting Edge Computer Techniques for Lifelike Photorealistic Images (not Computer Cartoons)
  • Coordinate with the Best Accident Reconstruction and Human Factors Experts for Technical Accuracy

    We frequently help plan complete technical testing, visibility study, computer simulation and demonstrative evidence strategy - coordinating a group of technical witnesses who are independently retained by counsel. This is requested by many clients because of Mr. Kayfetz' track record, his previous career as an attorney, his extensive contact with top experts from his forty years experience as an engineering photography consultant working with the best forensic witnesses on many of the major cases during those decades, and upon his membership and participation in major engineering societies.

    Each year we help attorneys win and save hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements.

    This results primarily from our experience and expertise. It also stems from our ability to discover measurements from existing photos. We are ahead of everyone in our field because we invest in HD cameras costing 250,000 each, six figure computer systems, custom engineering computer programs and staff engineers - not artists.

    A major part of our work is evaluating and keeping out of evidence opponents' forensic photography, computer simulations, or computer animations which do not comply with the rules of evidence. This has swung multi-million dollar results several times in recent years.
  • 9/27/2016 · Human Factors
    The explanation then given is a basic, but little understood, fundamental of the presentation of a visibility study in court. A visibility study depicts what is available to be seen by a person with normal, unimpaired vision under defined conditions similar enough to those at issue to provide relevant information about levels of visibility, lines-of-sight, timing of visibility, and to demonstrate expert witness(es)' opinions.

    8/27/2009 · Human Factors
    Jurors jumped as the wild boar in the motorcycle headlights suddenly filled the large screen in front of them.A week later they awarded the motorcyclist several million dollars against Caltrans for not mitigating a chronic wild pig problem on Highway One in Monterey County. The jury found that the motorcyclist had a 0.10 blood alcohol level and was negligent, but that our HD-video visibility study showed that even an unimpaired driver could not have seen the pig in time to avoid it.

    9/17/2007 · Computers
    The objective of this article is to report on the integration of improved video and related computer technology into existing, long-accepted visibility study preparation and presentation methodologies. The result has been an incremental extension of the types of visual environments which can be reproduced with substantial similarity for admission as visibility evidentiary exhibits in court

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    Edward J. Primeau, CCI, CFC
    Michael A. Primeau
    1703 Star Batt Dr.
    Rochester Hills MI 48309
    USA
    phone: 800-647-4281
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    Primeau Forensics has over 30 years of experience helping courts and law enforcement agencies understand the science and technology of Audio and Video Forensics. Primeau Forensics has testified in local, state and Federal courts all over the USA and worked with lawyers around the world. Their services include thorough forensic investigation, detailed easy to comprehend report writing and independent forensic preparation, as well as preparation with the client lawyer.

    Audio Forensic Services:
    • Background Noise Removal / Sound Enhancement
    • Voice Identification
    • Certified Forensic Transcription
  • Audio Recording Authentication
  • Depositions
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Video Forensic Services:
    • Video Authentication and Restoration
    • Video Image Enhancement
    • Frame Capture from Video
  • Video Conversion for Court Room Exhibit
  • Depositions
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Audio & Video Forensic Expert Witness - Primeau Forensics


    Edward Primeau Audio Video Expert PhotoEdward J. Primeau, CCI, CFC, lead audio video forensic expert, has spent decades testifying as an Audio and Video Forensic expert. He has worked with and learned from some of the greatest trial lawyers in the world.

    Mr. Primeau has completed 100s of successful audio and video forensic investigations, testified in Local, State, and Federal courts across the United States and worked on various International cases. He is a member of AES, ACFEI, and IAI. He is also a Certified Criminal Investigator (CCI), a Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC), as well as a member of the American Board of Recorded Evidence with the American College of Forensic Examiners International.

    Along with audio and video authentication and clarification and enhancement, voice identification is one of Mr. Primeau's most sought after services at Primeau Forensics. He has provided audio restoration of informant wire recordings that served as key evidence in convictions involving two Detroit area judges. In the course of his career, he has completed dozens of forensics-focused assignments for attorneys throughout the United States.

    Michael Primeau Audio Video Forensics Expert PhotoMichael Primeau is currently enrolled as a senior level student through Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI pursuing an education in Audio Engineering Technology. Michael is an Audio & Video forensic expert through Primeau Forensics, a business his father Edward Primeau and him operate. Michael has worked full time with Primeau Forensics for 8 years, while studying part time at LTU. Primeau Forensics is an audio & video Forensics investigation company that specializes in audio / video enhancement, audio / video authentication, video comparison and identification, and media evidence recovery. Michael has performed several successful investigations on various international cases. He has also testified as an expert witness at state level.

    Michael has obtained video enhancement training through LEVA (Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association) and Image Authentication and Audio Forensic training through the University of Colorado Denver Center for Media Forensics. At Primeau Forensics, Michael wears many hats in order to complete investigations successfully. From his accredited forensic training, and education at LTU his tenacity and perseverance to solve problems have made him the technical go to guy for friends, family, colleagues, and business partners on many levels.
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    Bryan Neumeister
    Certified Audio & Video Forensic Expert
    44 W. Monroe Street
    Penthouse # 3302
    Phoenix AZ 85003
    USA
    phone: 602-740-6128
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    Bryan NeumeisterBryan Neumeister, CEO of USA Forensics, is a court certified Audio and Video Forensic Expert. Mr. Neumeister has over 34 years of professional experience Clarifying Videos, Still Pictures (film and digital), and Audio Recordings so that jurors can better see and hear evidence. With studios and forensic equipment more advanced than most Federal Agencies, he is able video to large format still pictures for use as Exemplars.

    Mr. Neumeister presents high resolution video in court to explain Procedure or Evidence of Tampering to juries. Using 3D Sonograph and Spectrograph printouts, he can also spot and visually explain the “altering of tapes." His Video Recreations have been honored at the Canne Film Festival and have received 39 Emmy Awards from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences for Technical Excellence.

    Mr. Neumeister has worked on over 200 Forensic Cases since 2010. His non-military court cases include: RICO, Murder, Murder for Hire, Fraud, Robbery, Armed Robbery, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Arson, Kidnapping, Bank Robbery, DUI, DWI, Civil Cases...etc. He is certified in Military, Federal, State, Civil, and Aviation court.

    Large Cases include:
    • US Government vs. Charles Keating - Retained as Video Expert
    • State of Arizona vs. Jodi Arias - Retained as Audio and Photography Expert
    • US Grand Jury: The Hope Steffy Case – Video Expert
    • US Government vs. Charles Keating III - Retained as Video Expert
    • US Federal Government vs. State of AZ. - King Case as Video Expert
    • Currently: Encrypted Department of Justice Case
    Areas of Expertise:
    • Audio & Video Analysis
    • Voice Enhancement, Verification, Authentication
    • Forensic Voice Comparison
    • Forensic Linguistics
    • Video Enhancement
  • Aerial Surveillance
  • Still Photography Enhancement
  • Video Up-Resolution to HD Court Exemplars
  • Facial Comparisons / Recognition
  • Emmy Award Winning Crime Scene Recreations
  • Certifications and Affiliations:ACFE, ABRE, APA, NATAS, BMI, ASCAP, AES, ACFEi, PSA, NAB

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    We've all seen the TV crime shows where the forensic technician opens the grainy surveillance, then zooms in on a tiny face, license plate or scrap of paper, hits the enhance button and, magically, the image becomes sharp and clear (accompanied by appropriate background music).