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Mirrorless vs DSLR in Dental Photography which type is best?

Looking for a camera? Your first step is to decide between a DSLR and a mirrorless system. Mirrorless or DSLR? This is always a hard decision, as both styles of cameras have their pros and cons. A few years ago the choice between mirrorless cameras and DSLRs was relatively straightforward. Essentially, if you were a […]

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Canon Announces Its New Pro Flash, the $1,100 Speedlite EL-1

Canon Speedlite EL-1: Price & Specs With an asking price of $1,100/£1249, the EL-1 is twice the price of Canon’s previous top Speedlite, the Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT. We must say: that is quite expensive!   What features for pro photographers does it offer? a guide number (GN) of 60, which is at the top […]

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5 reasons why dental photography is important for your career

Dental practice without photos? Impossible Dental photography has become a major part of every dentist’s work. The culture of image is omnipresent and we’re sure you have used the “pics or didn’t happen” phrase yourself. If so, it will be easy for you to believe that pics must be taken also at your work. Here […]

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Canon EOS R6: The Review

Canon EOS R6: The newest mid-range camera sets industry standards We bet you know Canon 5D quite well, famous of its gadgets and great resolution. Or maybe you are a fan of the Canon 6D, which is everything we need in most of the cases? It seems like Canon likes this path. Canon’s EOS R6 […]

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Panos Bazos’ Lessons: Theory of Reflective Cross Polarised Photography

Dental Photography with Panos Bazos Dr Panos Bazos is one of our experts, especially when it comes to Reflective Cross Polarised Photography. In this lesson you will learn about: The very beginning of polarization, going back to ancient times The way the light propagates Key techniques of polarization The way it is used in medicine […]

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Nikon Z5 Finally Announced. Good Idea for Dental Photography?

Nikon Z5: Specs and Price After presenting its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, Z6 and Z7, Nikon is announcing their cheaper sibling: the Z5. It is quite similar to the Z6, but also has some differences. There’s no status screen, there’s more plastic used in the build, and the sensor isn’t backside-illuminated. But elements like the 3.69 […]

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Postproduction: How to Add a Logo to your Photos?

New series Essence Collection: How to Add a Logo to your Photos? You are proud of your work and that’s great: you should be. But you need to world to know it is yours!  Dr Kris Chmielewski will show you how to add a logo! These are some of the topics explored by Kris: Preparing […]

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The Best Flashes for Intraoral Dental Photography

Lighting is a key factor in creating a successful image. Why? It determines not only brightness or darkness, but also tone, mood and the atmosphere. Therefore it is necessary to control and manipulate light correctly in order to get the best texture, vibrancy of colour, and luminosity on your subjects. In order to truly take […]

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Postproduction: How to Prepare Your Photos for Media Publication?

New series Essence Collection: How to prepare your photos for Media Publication? Our expert, dentist Kris Chmielewski, has prepared a quick course about preparing your dental photos for articles and books. You will be proud to see your great photos in media! These are some of the topics explored by Kris: What should you know […]

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Postproduction: How to Prepare Your Photos for Presentation?

New series Essence Collection: How to prepare your photos for Presentation? Our expert, dentist Kris Chmielewski, has prepared a quick course about preparing your dental photos for a Keynote Presentation. Step by step, it is all explained! These are some of the topics explored by Kris: How to crop your photo in the Develop mode […]

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Postproduction: How To Use The Presets and… a surprise!

New series Essence Collection: How to use the presets? It’s time to hear Kris Chmielewski, our expert. He invites you to his second lesson about Postproduction in Dental Photography. This part of the Essence Collection will have seven lessons. The second one is focused on using presets. You can use them while importing your photos […]

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Postproduction: How to import your photos?

New series Essence Collection: How to import your photos? Our expert, dentist Kris Chmielewski, invites you to his first lesson about Postproduction in Dental Photography. This part of the Essence Collection will have seven lessons. The first one is focused on importing your photos: this is the first step in Postproduction. These are some of […]

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Laowa 100mm 2x Macro Lens Now Available for Canon RF and Nikon Z Mounts

Venus Optics has just announced that its lens will be available for mirrorless! Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens is one of the most popular and, at the same time, one of the best and most affordable macro lenses on the market. Here you can read our detailed review of the Laowa lens. […]

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Canon EOS R5: The Specs Are Official!

Canon EOS R5: We Did Not Expect This! Canon EOS R5 may be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but we’re still curious of its specs – and we bet you’re curious too. We have told you already about its first details. Now Canon has released another round of specs, revealing several compelling reasons why […]

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The Best Photo Gear of 2020: Dental Photography

The Technical Image Press Association has announced the winners of the 2020 TIPA World Awards. The competition honors each year the best cameras, lenses, and other products that have made an impact on the photography industry. The winners in each of the 40 categories were voted on by representatives from TIPA member industry magazines from […]

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New Free Webinar: Dental Photography from Theory to Practice

New Webinar Dental Photo Master: A Free Guide To Dental Photography Dental Photo Master is here to help you! Kris Chmielewski, a dentist specializing in esthetic dentistry and implantology with over 20 years of experience in dental photography, wants to share his knowledge with you. This is why now you can watch our new, free […]

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Image.canon: A New Cloud Platform from Canon

Image.canon: what is it? With the new image.canon service, photographers can forward their work automatically from their camera to their computer, mobile device and supported services like Google Drive. The service is free to use and stores images on Canon’s own server. Every Canon user can register a Canon ID and then use the service […]

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Canon EOS Rebel T8i (EOS 850D/EOS Kiss x10i): Low-budget and quite decent

New Canon EOS Rebel T8i: Overview This new Canon seems to be a good choice for anyone with a limited budget. But, as often, also in this case one must compromise. Let’s have a look at its specifications. The Rebel T8i is a new DSLR with a 24MP dual-pixel APS-C sensor. It supports up to […]

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Canon ready to focus on RF, not EF lenses

Canon confirms: the company has no plans to create any new EF lenses It’s official! Canon has no plans to create any new EF lenses for DSLRs… unless photographers demand more. This news comes straight from the horse’s mouth, as Canon Europe pro product marketing senior manager Richard Shepherd states: “As you know, last year […]

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Nikon D780: Should you upgrade from the D750?

The D750 was one of the most popular DSLRs and we are not surprised by it. But now, with the D780 already available, it is time to ask yourself: should I change my oldie? Improved Autofocus in D780 Maybe it is not the key feature and not everyone likes using it, but if you do, […]

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Laowa launches new 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APO Lens for APS-C

The lens is the first one from Venus Optics designed especially for APS-C mirrorless cameras and comes in three different versions: for Sony E, FUJIFILM X and Canon EF-M lens mount. The producer says it is the only APS-C mirrorless lens in the market that is capable of achieving a 2:1 magnification. Its 9-bladed aperture can […]

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Canon to release EOS R5. 45-megapixel sensor, IBIS and 8K Video

Canon EOS R5 first details revealed Well, this is a real bombshell. After last days with rumours and unconfirmed leaks it seems that we can be sure what will the EOS R5 look like. The awaited camera seems to be a mirrorless update to the 5D Mark IV. Taking all the rumours and news under consideration, […]

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Mitakon 85mm 1x-5x Macro Lens Redesigned. No new mistakes?

Mitakon 85mm 1x-5x Macro Lens new & better version available This construction will stir the blood of extreme Macro lovers! When Mitakon has released its 85mm 1x-5x Macro Lens at the end of 2019, many photographers – with us among them – were excited to hear that the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1x-5x lens will […]

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Nikon D780 and its features for dental photographers

The new DSLR from Nikon will be available by the end of January. Nikon D780: Personalization possibilities Nikon introduces a DSLR with features and benefits that were only available for its Z-Series before. It also inherits some features the company’s professional D5 and D810 models. Therefore, Nikon is giving us a signal: the DSLR era […]

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Nikon Z50: Nice features and good price for a beginner in dental photography

Nikon Z50: first APS-C mirrorless Z-system camera. Is it worth to use it instead of a DSLR? Why should the beginners take it under consideration? First of all, Z50 is small and easy to use every day and keep it in any dentist office. One of the features we like is its ability to remember […]

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Canon 90D: A Crop DSLR with 4K Video and 32MP Photos for Dental Photography

If you’re looking for a new DSLR for your dental work, the time has come The Canon EOS 90D is out now! After weeks of rumors, we can finally reveal all the details. What do we get? Quite a lot. A brand new 32.5-megapixel sensor with more resolution than any other APS-C camera and uncropped […]

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Photon, a new tool for product photography. Do you like it?

Photon: mini modular studio for product photographers Photon just launched on Kickstarter and has already collected its financial goal. Does it mean that this tool is really needed Photon is a mini studio that features a powerful system of flexible LED lighting. It has 20×20-inch (51x51cm) modules that can form the other three sides of […]

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Lensbaby OMNI Creative Filter System: A new toy for dental photography

Dental photography with filters – why not? Omni Creative Filter System is a kit featuring a screw-on Filter Ring for existing lenses, as well as Effect Wands that magnetically attach to the ring in front of the lens. It is designed to give photo effects similar to app filters, but – what’s important for professionals […]

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New Sigma ‘fp’: the Smallest Full-frame Camera in the World

Sigma surprises with the newest ‘baby’: Sigma ‘fp’ Will it be enough for Dental Photography enthusiasts? This ‘L’ system camera can really mess with the market, as it seems really interesting. Let’s have a closer look.   Sigma ‘fp’ is the smallest and the lightest (113 x 70 x 45 mm, 370 g) available full-frame […]

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7Artisans 60 mm f/2.8 APS-C: New, affordable macro lens for mirrorless cameras

7Artisans 60 mm f/2.8: Who should be interested? If you’re a mirrorless cameras fan looking currently for a low-budget lens, this news is for you. We’ve found a great option for anyone who wants to start a dental photography adventure. You’ve probably known the Chinese company for its outstanding, low prices. The optical quality might […]

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Attention all Nikon Z6 or Z7 owners. Important news from Nikon!

Stabilization system may not work properly. The producer announces a free recall D5, D500 and D750 were flawless and for a minute we thought that Nikon has solved its problems and knows how to avoid manufacturing defects, so common in the past. Unfortunately, the nightmare is back, and it’s attached to company’s key products, the […]

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Laowa 100 mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO: The uncompromising magnification

This new manual Laowa 100 mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO has no equivalent on the market.     The Chinese producer once again is ahead of its competitors with this new lens. Manual, 100 mm focal length might conquer hearts of dental photographers. Few sample photos provided by Laowa: The full macro The lens […]

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This is Profoto Connect – The button-free trigger

This flash trigger is not only new. It is also unusual thanks to its button-free handling. “From time to time something comes along that changes everything, this is one of those rare occasions,” Profoto says. Is it really? Let’s take a closer look! Connect is a sleek, black, puck-like pod that sits on top of […]

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Canon’s fraternal fight: EOS R vs EOS RP

Canon has just released its full-frame mirrorless EOS RP camera for  $1299, and it’s the best moment to take a look at how it looks against the Canon EOS R. The two cameras actually have a lot of differences under the hood, in everything from autofocus to sensor characteristics. The EOS R comes out ahead […]

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Nikon is giving its FTZ mount adapter for free now!

NIKON goes ahead expectations with its FTZ mount adapter   This is great news for all of us, dental photographers. From now on, Nikon’s FTZ mount adapter will be included for free with the purchase of all Z6 and Z7 cameras in the United States.   Previously, it costed around $250 when bought on its […]

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Memory monster! Lexar’s new 1TB card available

LEXAR 1TB – THIS CARD LOOKS IMPRESSIVE, AND WE DON’T MEAN JUST ITS CAPACITY. Bigger and bigger photos, video in 4K – these changes need new solutions, like fast cards with bigger capacities. But if safety is important for you as well, this new card will be your best friend.          LEXAR IS BACK ON […]

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Canon Eos RP – It’s better than you think

The new mirrorless Canon seems to be launching a totally new branch in the mirrorless world. Is it possible that this low-budget and newest camera will be the best choice for dental photography? It seems so, and I will tell you why.  This Canon is almost flawless, so please stop looking for a catch. There […]

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Will Canon call the shots in the mirrorless war?

Have you ever wondered what is the future of mirrorless cameras in dental photography? I have and I want to share my thoughts with you. As we all know, mirrorless cameras aren’t the most wanted among dental photographers. But they do tend to like new solutions and no wonder they’re curious if the mirrorless revolution […]

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Yongnuo YN 60 mm f/2 MF – can this affordable lens replace the expensive one?

Here it is, a new dental photography macro lens, Yongnuo YN 60 mm f/2 Macro. Let’s take a closer look. The Chinese company, appreciated for its flashguns, is introducing a macro lens. Dental photography enthusiasts might be interested, especially that Yongnuo is also affordable . But does its quality can even compete with popular leaders? […]

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Will it be a lens for dental photography that everyone can afford?

You thought 1:1 magnification was big – this lens gives you 1.5 times life size on the sensor! Meike is one of the new brands of independent lens manufacturers, which continue to provide low-cost, innovative designs, and, sometimes, unusual specifications. This new 85mm f/2.8 macro lens is unusual in that it focuses down to 1.5x […]

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We’ll be there! Seville’s Dental Photography Conference details

The meeting you’ve been waiting for has finally come. Note June 2019 in your calendar, as Dental Photography Conference arrives!!! Dental Photo Master has the honor to provide the media patronage of the meeting and we’re pleased to announce the key speakers. You can learn from top experts who have a passion for teaching. Panaghiotis […]

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Catchlights in the eyes will make your portraits look better

While taking photographs, many dental photographers focus only on capturing teeth correctly in terms of the technique. If you want to create great portraits, you can’t forget about the eyes and what is reflected in them. Catchlights in the eyes usually look attractive and make your portraits true eye-catchers. “The eyes are the mirror of […]

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Special-purpose lens: Venus Optics Laowa 25 mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro available for sale!

The key features of Laowa 25 mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro include an advanced optical system, maximum magnification of 5:1, high resolution and excellent colouring of the photographs.    Impressive close-ups within reach   Photos: Alberto Ghizzi Panizza, Jie Ge, Gil Wizen The optical system of Venus Optics Laowa 25 mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro […]

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Irix 150 mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 – a new special-purpose macro lens?

After delivering two very interesting wide-angle lenses, Irix is releasing a tele-macro model, which may be one of the most perfect designs intended for dental photography. The Irix 150 mm f /2.8 lens should meet the requirements of even the choosiest users dealing with macro photography. The manufacturer has announced that the lens contains premium […]

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Dental Photography Giants – Carlos Ayala

Get inspired by a real dental photography “Giant”, who influences thousands of dentists worldwide. Watch this exclusive interview with Carlos Ayala: Thousands of Dentists and Dental Technicians benefited from knowledge Carlos is sharing about Dental Photography. Already today, your learning may look completely different!!!     Now, you’ll be able to learn from Carlos Ayala, […]

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Canon 6D Mark II – long awaited DSLR for dental photography.

Canon users were waiting for the new model from 6D series from the last few years. Now we can take a closer look at the results of the hard work of Canon’s engineers. What you should know and what has changed? completely new sensor with 26Mpix and ISO from 100 to 40.000 Dual Pixel AF […]

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Laowa 24 mm f/14 Replay 2x Macro – macro lens of an unusual shape.

Laowa 24 mm f/14 Replay 2x Macro – macro lens of an unusual shape. Venus Optics is one of the most interesting optics manufacturers from China. Under the brand name Laowa, it intends to introduce a macro lens with a very unusual shape, which can be useful for macro photography from a discrete distance. The […]

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What you need to know about Nikon D7500?

Nikon has announced (its midrange D7500 DSLR. While its design has been slightly tweaked, the big story is the features that have been inherited from the D500. It uses the same 20.9MP APS-C sensor, Expeed 5 processor and 180k-pixel RGB metering sensor, and is capable of capturing 4K video. Nikon is keen to stress however that […]

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The first batteries designed for use in cameras and flashes.

GP ReCyko+ Pro Photo Flash: Are they worth buying? Read more and find out!    Up until now, there were no rechargeable batteries dedicated to external flashes. The GP Company decided to fill the gap, and made the GP ReCyko+ Pro Photo Flash. As the Company says: they give the shortest recharging time in between […]

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Will the Canon EOS 77D take your dental photography to the next level?

We are happy to introduce the newest camera in the Canon Electro Optical System (EOS) Series, the 77D.

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