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How to showcase family photographs. Suggestions on collecting the photographs, copying and resizing them and assembling the album.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1986 (v.14#3) pg. 14

Tips for making professional-quality slides of artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 7A

Photographing artwork. How to take professional-looking slides.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 30
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 8
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1996 (v.13#12) pg. 8

Take your best shot. How to produce high-quality photographs of two-dimensional fine art.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 55

Tip on using and processing Kodak Tech Pan film when copying gray-looking photos.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1993 (v.15#1) pg. 6

The ever-ready copy stand. A wall-mounted unit with built-in lighting and camera mount. Constructed mostly of wood.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Oct 1993 (v.15#10) pg. 55

Copying without complications. Part 1. Cameras, lenses, easels, etc.

Copying without complications. Part 2. Lighting, filters, using enlarger as a copy camera, etc.

Tips on copying a color print using Vericolor negative film by manipulating exposure and development.

Tip: Copy photographs using an enlarging lens mounted on a large format camera.

Copying old photographs. Part 1. Equipment and setup.

Copying old photographs. Part 2. Copy films, eliminating print stains, and achieving shadow control using pre-flash exposure.

Copying old photographs. Part 3. Working without a shutter. Processing the film.

Large-format lens reversing adapter is made from filter rings. Also, a tip on using an enlarging lens for close-up or copy photography.

Copying old photographs. Part 4. Printing and finishing.

Copying old photographs. Part 5. Color and an introduction to restoration.

Copying old photographs. Part 6. Restoration copying. Making a copy negative and work print to aid in restoration.

Film and camera recommendations when copying old graying (faded) black-and-white photos.

How to be a copy cat. Part 1. Equipment which can be used for copying: the cameras, lenses, stands, lighting, and copy boards.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1980 (v.2#7) pg. 74

How to be a copy cat. Part 2. What is available in Kodak black & white copy films.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1980 (v.2#8) pg. 54

How to copy old and faded snapshots with a simple copy stand and the right film.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1982 (v.4#2) pg. 56

How to make money by specializing in copying old photographs.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1982 (v.4#4) pg. 54

Leaving reality behind. How one photographer combines posterization with montage to create dramatic color images. Includes description of a homemade duping system which is used in connection with a Beseler 45M enlarger to form a copy camera.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1985 (v.7#8) pg. 19

Poor man's "Zig-Align" procedure uses an ordinary mirror to make sure that camera and material to be copied are parallel and centered.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1989 (v.11#10) pg. 4
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1990 (v.12#4) pg. 3

A low-cost stand for copy and animation with both still and movie cameras. The heart of the stand is a Beck-Ealing triangular optical bench.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1979 (v.28#3) pg. 34

Tip: How to attach a 35mm camera to a Beseler 23C enlarger in order to form a copystand.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1981 (v.30#8) pg. 20

Preserving the past. Tips on preserving old photographic images by making modern copy negatives.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1984 (v.33#8) pg. 14

Creating the exact duplicate of a slide or print. Tips on both color and B&W duping.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1987 (v.36#11) pg. 17
Correction INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1988 (v.37#3) pg. 53

Take a level-headed approach to copy stands. Tips on selection and use.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1991 (v.40#9) pg. 34

Techniques for the copystand. Tips on dealing with potential problem areas (field-of-view, glare, lens hood) when shooting flat art off a copystand.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1992 (v.41#8) pg. 26

Tin can copy camera.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #419 Apr 1963 (v.59) pg. 130

Copy stand holds camera rigidly and either backlights transparent copy with light box built into base or front-lights opaque copy with photo floods on adjustable arms.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #498 Nov 1969 (v.65) pg. 116

Copying old photographs with your 35mm camera. Only a minimum of equipment is required.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #638 Jul 1981 (v.77) pg. 44

Equipment needed to photograph paintings and sculpture.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1967 (v.31#2) pg. 28

Camera and lighting setup needed to copy works of art (paintings and sculpture).
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1967 (v.31#3) pg. 96

Tip: Use masking tape, sticky side up, to hold old photos and documents that are being copied.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1977 (v.41#6) pg. 193

Making copies in an instant. Part 1. What equipment you need and how to make your own copy camera setup from a 4x5 camera.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1977 (v.41#7) pg. 33

Quick and easy way to photograph art. Expert, Ed Peterson, tells how to shoot paintings, sculpture, tapestries and line work.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1977 (v.41#7) pg. 80

Making copies in an instant. Part 2. How to choose the right Polaroid film and get the most out of it.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1977 (v.41#8) pg. 29

Making copies in an instant. Part 4. Making line copies with Polaroid high-contrast film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1977 (v.41#10) pg. 64

Tips on copying in color with Type B tungsten-balanced color film. Inexpensive reflector bulbs are suggested instead of expensive photo floods. Tips on copy stands, lenses, light position, etc.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1979 (v.43#11) pg. 67

Tip: Use a bubble level when doing photocopying to make sure that copy and camera are both perfectly level.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1980 (v.44#8) pg. 107

Tip: Make a magnetic copy board to hold documents flat while photographing.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1982 (v.46#3) pg. 90

How to copy old photos using simple copying techniques and an SLR camera.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1982 (v.46#4) pg. 82

Build a vacuum copy table from 2x4's and plywood. Est. cost: $10.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1982 (v.46#7) pg. 100

Make a simple sturdy copy stand from plywood and pipe.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 88

Use a mirror to line up your camera to get exact parallel for copying.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1985 (v.49#5) pg. 63

Convert an old enlarger's girder and bellows assembly into a copy and close-up camera for use with your existing camera body.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1986 (v.50#5) pg. 43

Tip: Copy a tilted subject (such as a hanging picture) by tilting your camera at the same angle. A spirit level makes the tilt angle more accurate.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 21

How to center your camera when copying paintings.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 40

How to photograph art for reproduction using a 35mm camera. The "secret" lies in the film and the outdoor lighting.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1988 (v.52#8) pg. 68

Build a horizontal copy stand. Collapsible stand is built mostly of plywood. Uses two clamp-on flood lights for illumination. Can also be used for slide duplication.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1978 (v.6#10) pg. 49C

Tricks with a Beseler 23CII enlarger. Attach a 35mm camera to enlarger for (1) slide copying by placing slide to be copied in the negative carrier and (2) copying documents and other objects onto 35mm film by using the enlarger as an adjustable copystand for the camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1979 (v.8#4) pg. 56

Enhance old black-and-white photos by superimposing a colored three-dimensional object on top of the photo (such as colored rocks, flowers, jewelry, etc.) and rephotographing the resulting image onto colored film.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1981 (v.10#7) pg. 90

How to build a copy stand from a half-sheet of 3/4" plywood and miscellaneous hardware. Features fully adjustable lights and a quick-release handle on the camera head. Est. cost: $35.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1984 (v.12#9) pg. 69

How to preserve your family's photo heritage. How to copy and reproduce old b&w photos.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1986 (v.15#4) pg. 52

Portable document copying/close-up photography stand is fully adjustable, sturdy enough to hold a 35mm or medium-format camera, and very inexpensive.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1987 (v.16#5) pg. 72

Tests illustrate that kodak Ektacolor I.D. Copy Film 5022 is a good choice for reproducing colored artwork, like pastel drawings. Tips on its use.
PHOTOMETHODS May 1977 (v.20#5) pg. 49

Photograph of a home-made copying stand used in the National Gallery of Art photo department. The stand is made from plumbing pipe fittings and has a counterbalance weight to help move the camera up and down.
PHOTOMETHODS Oct 1978 (v.21#10) pg. 69

Standardization for the biomedical photographic department. Outline of standards for photographing line copy, halftones, slides, testing cameras, and all other aspects of filming. Gives suggestions for developing your own standards.
PHOTOMETHODS Mar 1981 (v.24#3) pg. 67

How to use the new "system filters" on a copy camera. Filters from all three systems can be used interchangeably in a Tiffen Professional Filter Holder. Tips on uses for the various types of filters.
PHOTOMETHODS Oct 1981 (v.24#10) pg. 24

Large format vacuum copy board. Wall-hung 4x6-ft. unit made from wood, Masonite and Celotex is used to hold large documents being photographed. Illuminated by two high-intensity fluorescent lamps.
PHOTOMETHODS Apr 1982 (v.25#4) pg. 29

Basic of copying. Attention to this photographic stepchild can pay off in quality.
PHOTOMETHODS Mar 1984 (v.27#3) pg. 48

Learning from Hubble's troubles. Advice on testing the alignment of enlargers, view cameras and copy cameras.
PHOTOMETHODS Nov 1990 (v.33#11) pg. 14
Added Info PHOTOMETHODS Apr 1991 (v.34#4) pg. 14

Quickie copying stand from plywood scrap. A 24" high stand uses a 35mm camera for copying documents.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1967 (v.128#2) pg. 128

How to build a simple copy stand from plywood and standard plumbing and electrical supplies.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 14

Copy photography. Rephotograph pictures, maps, art work, etc. Tips on lighting, filters and films you can use to copy and improve on the original.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1976 (v.145#3) pg. 90

Simple wooden jig allows you to use your enlarger as a copy stand. This device inserts into the negative holder slot and holds the camera securely.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1978 (v.150#4) pg. 26

Build this universal copy stand from wood and miscellaneous hardware. Use it to copy slides, photographs, still-life's, etc. Copies material up to 16"x20".
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1982 (v.158#6) pg. 140

An enlarging stand, copy stand, shooting stand and light box, all built from angle iron bolted together. The iron, called "Dexion", is already drilled and slotted so assembly is similar to an "Erector Set".
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1968 (v.62#5) pg. 120

Tips on taking pictures of works of art which hang in a museum.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1978 (v.83#1) pg. 69

Use Polaroid Type 55 positive-negative film to make oversize blowups of stamps, coins, old photos, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1979 (v.84#6) pg. 44

New life for old photographs. How to copy old photographs using simple equipment.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1980 (v.87#4) pg. 120

Get better copies with Polaroid's MP-4 system by switching cameras or lenses.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1981 (v.88#5) pg. 38

Tips on copying old, yellowish-brown faded photographs that have little detail.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1983 (v.90#8) pg. 43

Tips on making class reunion photo buttons by copying photos from a high-school yearbook.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1984 (v.91#9) pg. 20

Restore an old photo by copying on slide film and then making a print from the slide. This technique will increase contrast of faded pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1984 (v.91#12) pg. 44

Simple copying setup uses only two reflector floods, camera on tripod, proper filtration, film and lens.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1987 (v.94#10) pg. 94

General guidelines on copying old black & white photographs.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1989 (v.96#1) pg. 140
Added Info POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1989 (v.96#6) pg. 76

Tip on converting a stepladder into a large-size copystand.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1991 (v.98#6) pg. 16

How to copy anything. Simple indoor and outdoor setups shown.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1991 (v.98#10) pg. 48

Copyholder is put together from a steel cookie sheet, construction paper (for background) and magnetic strips (to hold the copy).
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1994 (v.58#8) pg. 96

Ancestor albums for my children. Advice on creating a family history from forgotten photographs and other images. Includes information on copying and/or restoring photos, making multiple copies of existing photos, adding captions, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1994 (v.58#10) pg. 60

How to copy old black-and-white photographs using color print film. Some tips.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1995 (v.59#10) pg. 55

Best how-to tips for copying anything using an SLR camera and a minimum of equipment.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1998 (v.62#10) pg. 92

Copy stand made from 3/4" galvanized pipe and fittings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1967 (v.191#1) pg. 85

Simple copying stand for making 35mm transparencies of postage stamps.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1971 (v.198#3) pg. 137

How to make a high-quality copy of black-and-white pictures.
SHUTTERBUG #270 Mar 1993 (v.22#5) pg. 118

Copying (photographing) line drawings, woodcuts, etc. found in old books using Kodalith film. Some tips.
SHUTTERBUG #282 Mar 1994 (v.23#5) pg. 26

Making a copy of a color print by making a color copy negative.
SHUTTERBUG #364 Jan 2001 (v.30#3) pg. 234

Copying stand is built from wood. It disassembles for storage or portability. Features an adjustment roller to move the camera up-or-down the wooden column. Copy lights are made from tin cans.
WOODWORKER Mar 1990 (v.94#3) pg. 248
Correction WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 431