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Color photography is important in every dermatologic office. If one does not use color photography for teaching, it is often necessary and always convenient for one to have "before" and "after" photographs of lesions which are to be removed, and a recording of interesting and rare conditions. There may be medicolegal importance to such photographs, especially in regard to the treatment and removal of angiomas and carcinomas. There have been a number of excellent arrangements proposed and made available for clinical photography. Some have ground glass focusing; some have attached lights (but which require adjustment of controls for variation in the intensity of light with the variation in distance), and some use flash bulbs. Where cost of flash bulbs and films is a factor, the arrangement here shown will prove least expensive and, as I have judged from its use in my hands, very much simpler than the usual
VAN DE ERVE J. SIMPLE CLINICAL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(1):112–115. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530080118015