Metadata skilled testified on the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case and claimed that Heard’s bruise photos had been “edited”, Newsweek tales.
Norbert “Bryan” Neumeister appeared in courtroom yesterday (May twenty fifth) after he analysed numerous of the Aquaman star’s photos which allegedly current proof of bruising on her arm.
Here’s what he claimed in his testimony, along with his background and career explored.
Expert claims Amber Heard’s bruise photos had been “edited”
On Wednesday (May twenty fifth), Norbert “Bryan” Neumeister testified in courtroom. He was requested to analyse numerous of Amber Heard’s photos that current alleged bruises on her arm.
The courtroom seen three variations of the similar picture which reveals a selfie of Heard in entrance of a mirror in a bathroom.
As reported by Newsweek, the digital forensics skilled said that each one three photos had fully completely different sizes and claimed they “don’t match forensically”.
“These photos will not digitally fingerprint with each other,” Neumeister further claimed. “There’s no way to authenticate any photo in the way that the evidence was presented. All three of these photos had to go through some type of transformation to change sizes.”
Neumeister claimed that there’s “no way for any forensic expert to validate these photos,” and claimed that he believed numerous photos had been “rendered in an editing programme”.
Who is Norbert “Bryan” Neumeister?
Norbert “Bryan” Neumeister graduated with a stage in Political Science from California State University in Northridge.
He labored as a photographer professionally for nearly 10 years. He started as a helicopter photographer throughout the Nineteen Eighties and labored at KPNX-TV.
He presently serves as Chief Executive Officer at USAForensic, a digital forensics agency which supplies evaluation, reporting, and skilled witness testimony.
According to his LinkedIn profile, he’s a 39-time Emmy Award winner and has obtained gold on the Cannes and Calgary film festivals.
The latest throughout the case
The Depp-Heard case is predicted to conclude on Friday, May twenty seventh when the jury will give its final verdict after the closing statements.
The case started on April eleventh at Circuit Court in Fairfax County, Virginia and it was due to finish on May nineteenth. However, it was prolonged after further proof was delivered to courtroom.
Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for defamation attributable to an op-ed she wrote for the Washington Post in 2018. Heard is countersuing Depp. The case is able to proceed.