Digital Photography Expert Witnesses

Our photography expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including forensic photography, commercial photography, fine art photography, and photojournalism. Some of the most common photography expert witness specialties also include digital image analysis, image authentication, and copyright infringement. They have opined on the effects of photo manipulation, camera technology, lighting, photo interpretation, image quality, and photography standards.

Examples of cases where an attorney might need a photography expert witness include:

  • Litigation involving copyright infringement of photographs
  • Personal injury cases where photography is used to document injuries or accident scenes
  • Criminal cases where photography is used to document evidence or crime scenes
  • Insurance claims involving damaged or stolen photographic equipment or valuable photographs
  • Commercial disputes involving the use of photographs in advertising or marketing

Expert Institute can help an attorney find the perfect photography expert witness for their case by leveraging our extensive network of highly qualified experts and our rigorous screening process to ensure the expert’s experience and credentials are a perfect match for the specific needs of the case.

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Forensic Multimedia Analysis Expert Witness | NevadaView profile


Forensic Multimedia Analysis Expert Witness | Nevada

This highly-qualified expert is a certified audio video forensic analyst with nearly 20 years of experience in evidence collection, video and still image conversion, restoration, clarification, enhancement, authentication, photogrammetry, content analysis, and comparison. He received both his BA and MA in organizational leadership at Woodbury University, his PhD in higher education leadership at...

Forensic Photography & Videography Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Forensic Photography & Videography Expert Witness | California

This expert has extensive experience in photography and videography. He earned his BA in psychology, sociology, and communications from San Diego State University. He is a certified instructor of forensic photography and a licensed real estate broker. He began his career with the San Diego Police Department, serving as a level III reserve officer and a crisis intervention counselor, as well as a...

Graphic Design, Photography, & Photography Alteration Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Graphic Design, Photography, & Photography Alteration Expert Witness | Texas

This highly-qualified expert has 15 years of experience in graphic design, photography, and photography alteration. He received his AAS in design communications from South Plains College before earning his BS in business administration and management from the University of Phoenix. He has demonstrated experience with Adobe software, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, and his work...

Digital Forensic Technology Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile


Digital Forensic Technology Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This expert has been working in the digital technology industry for over 25 years. A Certified Forensic Consultant, Computer Examiner, and Digital Forensics Practitioner, he has conducted multiple computer forensics and e-discovery seminars for the New Jersey Bar Association and five different county bar associations. This expert is highly familiar with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures and...

Digital Media Content Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


Digital Media Content Expert Witness | Washington

This expert has been involved in the digital media content industry for over 14 years. He holds B.A. from the University of Oregon and has been active in the Picture Archive Council of America as both a Technology Chair and President. He has been a moderator, panelist and speaker at various industry conferences including National Geographic photographer summits, CEPIC, and PhotoLA.

Search Engine Optimization Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Search Engine Optimization Expert Witness | California

This expert has been working with SEO data for several years, working at various companies to improve their SEO revenue. He has audited over 8,000 websites from Panda to Penguin, worked with Google Analytics on each webpage, and set strategic plans to lead to top SEO revenue.

Digital Forensics and Technology Expert Witness |View profile


Digital Forensics and Technology Expert Witness |

This expert has over 30 years experience as a technology, computer and digital forensics professional. He has significant experience in cases involving data from black boxes in cars and trucks. He currently is the CEO of a forensic evidence examination consulting firm which specializes in acquisition, preservation, recovery, and analysis of data as evidence. Additionally, he is a member of...

Software Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Software Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified software professional is an expert in software and computing technology with 20+ years of experience as an inventor, engineer, and programmer. He designed and built the web's first online bookmark site, and belongs to the IEEE Computer Society and the Application Developers Alliance. This expert has worked as a programmer, software development manager, technical analyst,...

Kathleen Leigh Pittman, BS, PSMView profile

ID: 6770211

Ms. Kathleen Leigh Pittman, BS, PSM

Ms. Kathleen L. Pittman has 17 years of experience in the field of Forensic Animation. She earned her BS in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Philadephia and her PSM in Forensic Science and Technology from Arizona State University. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Multimedia Artist, Multimedia Supervisor, and a Visual Communication Manager at Exponent, Inc. Currently,...

Tom W. Trusal, CCPAView profile

ID: 73928

Mr. Tom W. Trusal, CCPA

This highly-qualified cell phone data forensics expert has over a decade of experience. He earned his BS in communications from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is active in his field as a member of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists. This expert is a physical analyst and operator certified by Cellebrite, as well as a certified electronic evidence...

Durand Rene Begault, PhDView profile

ID: 95288

Mr. Durand Rene Begault, PhD

Mr. Durand R. Begault has 35 years of experience in Forensic Analysis. He earned his BA in Music and Heuristic Models from the University of California Santa Cruz, his MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media from Mills College, and his Ph.D. in Computer Audio from the University of California San Diego. Formerly, this expert served as a Lecturer at San Francisco State University. Currently,...

Peter James SullivanView profile

ID: 139092

Mr. Peter James Sullivan

Mr. Peter Sullivan has 38 years of experience in Transportation and Workplace Safety and Digital Forensics. He earned his BS in Chemistry and Physics from Texas State University. Formerly, this expert held roles as a Consultant at Progressive Diagnostics Company and at Shell, PLC. He also worked as a Manager and Maintenance Plus at the Southern Tire Mart. Currently, he serves as a Consultant and...

Daniel C SimacekView profile

ID: 173847

Mr. Daniel C Simacek

Mr. Daniel C. Simacek has 15 years of experience in the field of Accident Reconstruction with a specialized focus in Computer Simulation and Forensic Video Analysis. He earned his BS in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Czech Technical University in Prague. Formerly, this expert served as a Forensic Engineer and as a Senior Graphic Designer at Field and Test Engineering, Inc....

Conor T. McCourtView profile

ID: 707012

Mr. Conor T. McCourt

Mr. Conor T. McCourt has 36 years of experience in Private Investigation and Law Enforcement with expertise in Forensics Video Production and Video Analysis. He earned his BA in Film and Television from New York University and his AA in Criminal Justice from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Today this expert is licensed as a Private Investigator in the state of New York. Formerly, this...

James Meredith Knox, MA, PhDView profile

ID: 6280998

Dr. James Meredith Knox, MA, PhD

Dr. James M. Knox has over 53 years of experience in Computer Science and has an extensive background in Forensic Analysis. He earned his BSEE, his MA in Computer Science, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, all from the University of Texas. Formerly, he served as a Partner and System Development Engineer at TriSoft, as a Faculty Member of Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas...

Parris Ward, JDView profile

ID: 6381093

Mr. Parris Ward, JD

Mr. Parris Ward has over 42 years of experience in Digital Forensics and Forensic Animation. He earned his BA in Journalism from Pepperdine University and his JD from the Pepperdine University Rick J. Caruso School of Law. Today, this expert is a Certified Forensic Video Technician by the Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association. Formerly, this expert served as a Programmer at...

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