Why RAW file is better for dental photography?

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 […]

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6 Portraits – shaping with the studio light.

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 […]

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How to start with dental photography?

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. […]

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Mitakon 20mm lens – Initial test results.

A few weeks ago I posted information about the New Super Macro Lens 4.5x.

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The Metz WT-1 wireless TTL flash trigger.

Off-camera flash with a radio link: The new Metz WT-1 Wireless Trigger Kit expands the Metz range of accessories with a comprehensive wireless solution for Metz flash units.

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Six basic shots for Digital Smile Design

The Digital Smile Design protocol according to Dr. Christian Coachman requires at least six basic photographs, which will let you plan your case.

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New Super Macro Lens 4.5x

Shenyang China, Dec 19, 2016 – Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released a new compact Super Macro Lens for full-frame cameras; the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro Lens, and it features a high reproduction ratio up to 4.5:1.

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Digital Workflow – Part 1

Modern digital photography requires understanding and establishing so-called Digital Workflow. In simple words, it is the step by step process from setting the camera and taking a photo to the final result visible in your computer.

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Bracket for dual flash. Which one to choose?

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.

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Dual flash – why should I?

Dual flash is one of the flash types designed for macro photography. There are several advantages of dual flashes. I’ll try to list them in accidental order…

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Macro lens: 60mm or 100mm? Which one is better?

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.

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User settings – make your life easy

Quite often I get the question: Which camera should I buy for dental photography? My answer is simple: select a camera with features helpful in digital dental photography documentation. One of those is Custom/User settings option.

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Welcome to the Dental Photo Master Blog

Welcome to the Dental Photo Master Blog,
the blog and newsroom for Dental Photo Master online educational platform, dedicated to dental photography. Here you will find information about how our blog works.