What type of equipment do you use, is one of the most common questions, between the photographers. You can now watch my short discussion with Dr. Panos Bazos about the cameras, lenses, and flashes, which we are using in our daily work. Interesting is, that at the end the most important is knowledge about […]
Reflective cross-polarisation gives interesting opportunities for clinician and dental technician to see the details in the tooth structure. Lastly, I had a patient with demanding color structure of the natural dentition. With help of the polar-eyes mounted on my Metz 15 MS-1 ring flash, I took few shots to see and check the hidden details in […]
Equipment for dental photography is not only the camera set. There are additional instruments like light modifiers, brackets, and others, which help in creating beautiful pictures and acquiring valuable information. Understanding light behavior gives the firm basis also in dental photography. Our special “Giant” Dr. Panaghiotis Bazos is more than the skilled and talented dentist. […]
A serious photographer should always shoot in RAW files. I have nothing against jpg files. Honestly, I love them but only as the final output file type. I will make it clear step by step. We start with definitions. The JPG/JPEG definition according to the Wikipedia: JPEG (/ˈdʒeɪpɛɡ/ JAY-peg) is a commonly used method of […]
When you start doing portraits, the general advice is to learn to position the light. Depending on the lighting equipment you can get different images. The result will be influenced by the light quality, quantity, color, and direction. For the purpose of this article I am focused only on light position, a number of the […]
Dental photography can be very easy and pleasing. If you don’t know where to start this article will help you to find your way. Buy dedicated photo equipment. You will need the camera body, macro lens, and macro flash. Check the Equipment section if you need detailed information about recommended models, features and prices. […]
A bracket is an additional piece of equipment, dedicated to using in combination with dual flash. The main indications for use are correct flash heads positioning for color transfer and achieving dental photographs showing the texture of the teeth and soft tissue.
With a limited budget, a 60mm lens looks attractive and it is tempting to make an extra saving to spend for a dinner with beloved ones… But please think about a lens, which will be universal. A universal macro lens allows me to take both: intraoral and portrait photographs.