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2007-04-03 09:00:00

By Dutelle, Aric Today's forensic photographer is well versed in the methodology and logistics associated with abovewater photography. There has been a great deal of emphasis and training dedicated to ensuring that proper viewing angles, distances and subject matter are captured in an effort to record a true and accurate depiction of the scene as it was when the photographer shot it. However, what if the crime scene in question was located under water? Would the same practices and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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