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No, but scanners are dirt cheap.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joel Bresler" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 12:30 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Camera and camera stand to capture LP covers?


> Dear friends:
> 
> I'm likely going to be researching commercial recordings at institutions 
> where there there won't be a scanner available to capture the cover 
> artwork. Has anyone successfully used a digital camera and lightweight 
> portable camera stand to capture decent quality pictures of LP jackets (and 
> CD booklets) and accompanying documentation? Any suggestions on cameras, 
> stands, technique etc. would be welcome. I will likely have to move 
> quickly, in other words, setting up for 15 minutes per perfect shot is not 
> feasible.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Joel
> 
> 
> 
> Joel Bresler
> 250 E. Emerson Rd.
> Lexington, MA 02420
> USA
> 
> 781-862-4104 (Telephone & FAX)
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