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Reproducing items in 1/25 scale

A question from Chester Dawson in the June, 2012 issue struck me. Several years ago I read in Scale Auto that to produce magazines, pizza boxes, anything in 1/25 scale for shows, photograph the item at about 16 feet away with a 35mm camera and a standard 50mm lens. Have the pictures developed in the 31⁄2 x 5 size and the image will be true to scale.

George Huston
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