Forensic Photographer Videographer Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Forensic Photography, Forensic Videography, Construction Defect Photography, Construction Videography, Image Enhancement, Analyzing, Transportation, Environmental


President, Lead Photographer/Videographer and Workshop Instructor.
Is a Forensic Photographer/Videographer and Expert Witness who shoots investigative photography and videography and enhances forensic images and videos for civil and criminal litigation.
He photographs and prepares image enhancements for civil and criminal litigation, personal injury, construction defects, environmental and transportation for attorneys, architects, engineers, major insurance companies, governmental agencies, consultants and property owners.
Enhances and analyzes images received from clients using protocols that are accepted by the courts.
Creates videos of interviews for mediation and trial that show the emotional nature of a plaintiff’s loss and other expert’s opinions.
Has been designated as an expert witness for deposition and trial.
Teaches workshops to attorneys and government agencies and others.

Personal Injury & Civil Litigation: Photography, videography and image enhancement in cases involving scars, wounds, auto accidents, workplace accidents, macro photography, trip and fall, wrongful death, defective products, back injuries, dog bites, doctor and patient interviews, medical malpractice, birth defects, night & low-light photography and videography, boundary disputes, explosions, auto, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, industrial, mechanical and medical devices, computer Lasik surgery, freeway accidents, transportation incidents, conservatorship and HOA disputes.

Construction Defect & Transportation: Photography and videography for construction defect forensics, roof inspection & repair, storm damage, destructive testing, water damage, building envelope, daily progress, building site inspections, stone floor damage, exterior weatherproofing, window, door and deck waterproofing, dry rot damage, metal stud corrosion surveys, explosions and implosions, HDR (High Dynamic Range) imagery, intersection lighting, aerial photography, litigation, window removal and reinstallation, aerial photography and videography and macro and micro photography.

Investigative & Criminal: Bob’s experience and training has been centered on Forensic Photography and Videography for crime scenes, criminal evidence, crash scenes and investigative techniques.


Forensic Photography & Videography – 2010 – Present
San Diego, California
President, Lead Photographer/Videographer and Instructor.

An Amazing World Photography 1990 – 2017
San Diego, California
Shot and published various types of commercial photography for clients, stock agencies, contests and magazines. Has more than 1000 images online with Corbis, one of the largest stock photography companies in the world.

Jacobson & Associates – 1971- 1990
San Diego, California
Owner of a property management, brokerage and syndication company which syndicated large apartment complexes and managed more than $500 million worth of commercial real estate.
Oversaw the purchase, management, maintenance and rehabilitation of apartments and commercial properties in San Diego County.

San Diego Police Department – 1986 to 1992
San Diego, California
Bob Level III Reserve officer and shot photography for the San Diego Police Dept. He was also a crisis intervention counselor for the San Diego Police Dept.


San Diego State University, BA. Triple majored in psychology, sociology and communication.
Hundreds of hours of workshops in photography.
Two forty hour workshops on Forensic Photography.
Instructor of photography workshops for photographers.
Certified to teach California Bar Association CLE Classes about Forensic Photography.


CA State Bar MCLE Education Teaching Certificates
California Real Estate Broker’s License
FAA Private Pilot License

Attorneys, Government Agencies, Investigators, Consultants, Insurance Companies, Contractors, HOAs and Property Owners.