Latent finger print identification

Latent finger print identification

C002/8744 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.2MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Latent finger print identification. Forensic scientist examining a fired bullet casing (gold) using a new technique that allows fingerprints to be visualised on metal surfaces, even after the print itself has been removed. Fingerprints leave a slight corrosion on metal surfaces. When a current is passed through the metal, which has been coated in a fine conducting powder, the corroded area attracts the powder to it, showing up a residual print. The technique is being used to re-open cold cases and may even work to find fingerprints on bombs. Photographed at the University of Leicester, England, UK.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, adult, analysing, biometric, biometrics, britain, british, bullet casing, caucasian, chemical, chemistry, close-up, cold case, cold cases, cold-case, cold-cases, crime, criminal, criminal investigation, detail, device, england, english, equipment, europe, european, evidence, finger print, fingerprint, fingerprint analysis technique, fingerprints, forensic, forensic research centre, forensic science, forensic scientist, forensic technique, forensics, hi-tec, hi-tech, high-tech, human, identification, identifying, investigation, lab, laboratory, latent, male, man, matching, new, on metal, people, person, pioneering, police, scientist, technique, technological, technology, uk, united kingdom, university of leicester, visualisation, visualise, visualising, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.