ARTICLES

Facial Features Analysis - Face Biometrics

by Joelle Steele

The following are some of my previously published articles that provide information about facial features comparison and analysis.

Are These Photographs of Abraham Lincoln?: They look alike to the untrained eye, but are they the same person? Learning to examine facial features can help you determine who's who. This article examines known photographs of Abraham Lincoln and compares them to images purported to be of Lincoln.

Are These Photographs of Frank and Jesse James?: Several collectors believe they have photographs of the outlaw James brothers. This article compares and analyzes their images to see if they have the real deal.

Is This A Photograph of Vincent Van Gogh?: A cabinet card purchased in Massachusetts in 1990 is believed by its owner to be that of Vincent Van Gogh. This article compares and analyzes the image to see if it could be that of the elusive artist

More Photographs of Vincent Van Gogh?: Two group photos are purported to include the image of Vincent Van Gogh. This article compares and analyzes the images to see if they do.

Dating and Placing a Photograph: How to determine dates and places in photographs.

Dysmorphology-Diagnosing Genetic Disease Based On Asymmetric and Abnormal Facial Features: Certain facial features and combinations of traits can signal rare genetic diseases.

Facial Features Comparison of Identical Twins: Identical and conjoined twins are never truly identical. If you can tell the difference between them, you're on your way to comparing and identifying faces of people in photographs.

How to Check a Photo ID: This article explains what to look for when you examine a photo ID, and how to use facial features to verify identity.

Is That Photo Worth $1 Million or $100-Facial Features Determine The Value of Historic Photos: Provenance is fine, but the real value of an old photographic portrait lies in establishing the identity of the person in the photo.

Is This A Photo Of My Real Father?: Facial features analysis may not be the best way to answer this tricky and commonly-asked question.


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