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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro: Available in Pentax K and Stepless on Canon EF

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro with New Mounts Venus Optics has announced that the 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro lens, originally announced in 2018, is now available for Canon EF with a stepless aperture ring and finally on Pentax K. The news comes months after giving the lens the Nikon Z and Canon RF’s mounts. […]

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Nikon Z6 II Available Now!

Nikon Z6 II: Where to buy it? Nikon has confirmed that stocks of the new camera have arrived and that it is ready for despatch! This means you can purchase your brand new Nikon now.  Nikon USA informed customers that the Nikon Z6 II will be shipping, as well as Amazon in UK. And if […]

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New Oval-Shaped Flash With Built-In Modeling Light from Yongnuo

Yongnuo YN650EX-RF, the Oval-Shaped Flash Yongnuo has announced a new flash – the YN650EX-RF –  that includes a built-in ring of LED lights around the main flash unit that can act as a modeling lamp. It is also in an unusual ovular shape. Yongnuo says that the YN650EX-RF is equipped with 24 LED lamp “beads” […]

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Price Drop Alert: Nikon D850 $500 Cheaper!

Nikon D850: New Price! The Nikon D850 just received a $500 price cut: its price is just $2,500! This makes it more affordable than it’s ever been since it was released in 2017. This is an incredible offer for the full-frame DSLRs lovers. We bet you’re happy now, as the D850 is one of the […]

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You can Try the Full-Frame Nikon Z5 for 30 Days!

Nikon Z5 Trial: You Can Try It For Free! If you’re thinking about purchasing the Nikon Z 5 there’s a good idea for you! Nikon has reintroduced its Yellow Program, which allows US-based consumers to order the Z5 and, if not satisfied before a month is out, return the camera for their money back. As […]

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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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Canon Announces EOS M50 Mark II: Details

Canon EOS M50 Mark II Specs & Price We’ve got same releases these days! Nikons announces Z6 II and Z7 II and Canon comes with its successor to the “#1 selling mirrorless camera in the United States,” the EOS M50 Mark II mirrorless camera. What’s new? Well, the M50 Mark II shares the same 24MP […]

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Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II Unveiled!

Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II details Nikon has officially unveiled the new and improved Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z7 II full-frame mirrorless cameras! And, basically, the new cameras are very similar to the old ones. Apart from some important features like dual card slots, 4K/60p video capture, and improved autofocus performance, we get […]

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Nikon Z9 Specs Leaked And We’re Impressed!

Nikon Z9 First Specs The first set of rumored specs of the Nikon Z9 has leaked! The flagship-level full-frame mirrorless camera will allegedly feature a 45MP sensor, 20fps continuous shooting, 8K video capability and more. The specs were published by Nikon Rumors. The so-called – we’re still not sure whether this name will stay –  […]

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The Olympus brand name will continue! But what about the Micro Four Thirds?

What’s next for Olympus? The Olympus brand name will continue following the sale to new owner Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), the manufacturer has confirmed. But the real question is: what is the future of the Micro Four Thirds format? Having confirmed the future of its name, Olympus  chose not to answer will its future remain, […]

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It’s Official: The Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II are Coming in October!

Z6 II and Z7 II Release Date Nikon has officially confirmed the existence of the long-rumored full-frame mirrorless Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II in a countdown page on its website. The official release time is October 14th at 12:00am ET! Nikon calls this event “The Next Chapter”. The first rumors of a Nikon “Z6s and […]

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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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Accessories for Dental Photography: Retractors

Accessories for Dental Photography: Retractors Time to deal with dental photography accessories, our everyday helpers. First up: retractors! You’re not sure if you’re interested? These are some of the topics explored  in this lesson: Why do retractors help dental photographers? How does a self-retractor work? Sizes and construction of the retractors Comparing plastic and metal […]

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90 MP Canon EOS RS is Ready?

Canon EOS RS: The Highest Resolution Ever The highest resolution Canon cameras ever released are still the 5Ds and 5DsR DSLRs, but that may change pretty soon now. The Canon EOS RS – the manufacturer’s long rumored, highly anticipated and high resolution member of the growing R system family – is making headlines again. According to reports, […]

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Color Transfer: Tools & Accessories

Color Transfer in Dental Photography Matching the color by a dental technician in the mouth of the patient is not often possible. How can we measure this color and transfer it to the lab successfully? Luckily, we’ve prepared our online training! These are some of the topics explored  in this lesson: What camera accessories are […]

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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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The new Laowa Lens is the First World’s First 2x Ultra Macro Lens for MFT

MFT System Fans, We Have Good News! Venus Optics has now officially announced their new Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens designed specifically for the Micro Four Thirds system. And, as says the manufacturer, this is the first lens in the MFT system with the 2:1 zoom. Now, is it one good reason […]

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Professional Studio Photography: Backgrounds

How To Choose a Background? Dr Kris Chmielewski has prepared a special lesson for you. Professional Studio Photography is a very wide topic, and we want to explore it thouroghly! These are some of the topics explored by Kris in this lesson: Types of backgrounds used in Studio Photography Cyclorama – what is it? Why […]

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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 Registers New Camera. Is it the Z7s?

Are These Nikon Z7s Specs? Nikon has just registered a new camera overseas that could be the Nikon Z7S or Nikon Z6S, the refreshed versions of the existing Z7 and Z6 cameras. The new camera has some upgrades, including dual memory card slots, dual processors and 4K 60p video. Rumors about the Nikon Z7S and […]

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Is Canon 5D DSLR Line Over?

Canon Rumors: Is The 5D Line Dead? This might be a difficult news for the lovers of the Canon 5D Mark IV: rumor has it that it will not have a successor. Canon has reportedly decided to discontinue its popular and pioneering 5D line of cameras. This is shocking, especially with the recent news about […]

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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 Remove or Improve the Black Background

New series Essence Collection: How to Remove or Improve the Black Background Clear, sharp black background is one of the elements of a professional dental photo. But instead of removing any dust one by one, there is an easier and quicker way to obtain it. Dr Kris Chmielewski will show you how! These are some […]

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It’s Official: Olympus Exits the Camera Business

Goodbye, Olympus! Olympus is exiting the camera business after an 84-year run! This means we can finally confirm the ongoing rumors and say ‘goodbye’ to one of the world’s most recognizable brands in the industry. As we can read in th press release, Olympus has signed a memorandum of understanding to sell its camera division […]

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Cheap Batteries for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras from Duracell!

Duracell’s Batteries: A Nice Offer for DSLR and Mirrorless! We bet you still remember the Duracell bunny: sweet, fast and tireless. But do you know that the same bunny can be a great helper for your work in dental photography? Just check here: there you’ll find batteries available for most major brands, including Canon, Nikon, […]

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Canon EOS R5 Price: Prepare Yourself Before You Read It!

We hoped for a nice surprise, but it seems like Canon has other plans. The EOS R5, also known as a highly anticipated 2020 premiere, won’t be cheap. An Australian retailer has listed the as-yet-unreleased Canon EOS R5 on its online storefront. We’re not sure if it was accidental or a deliberate action to make […]

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Free Software from Canon to Use Your Camera as a Webcam!

Canon makes it easier: you don’t need other software or the Cam Link to use your Canon camera as a webcam. This new, free software will take care of it! This is a great move in these difficult, pandemic times.  Thanks to the EOS Webcam Utility you don’t need to buy a new webcam to […]

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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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Canon Announces Delays and Closures Due to The Coronavirus

Canon EOS R5 delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic Canon Rumors reports that Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 are currently “both running at less than 1/4 of Canon’s manufacturing capacity.”  Due to the Coronavirus Canon closed down some of its factories, so the previously planned production is unreachable. The camera was supposed to make […]

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3 Months of the Lightroom Alternative for Free Due to The Coronavirus Pandemic

3 months of free access to Affinity Photo, Designer, and Publisher are available now. This tool is a new opportunity and alternative to the well known, Adobe Lightroom. After the 90-day free trial, you can buy the access to this new postproduction tool with a special discount. “The introduction of the 90-day free trial and […]

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Nikon USA Suspends Repair Services Due to The Coronavirus

The Coronavirus influences Nikon repair services Nikon USA has suspended repairs at its service facilities and is no longer accepting equipment, due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. For those that have already sent cameras or lenses to Nikon USA for servicing or repair, it is unclear how long it will be before the suspension is […]

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Sigma CEO Confirms: Most New Products Exclusively for Mirrorless Cameras

Sigma will focus on mirrorless cameras In a tweet published on March 10, Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki shared a bit of information that hints at what products we should most be expecting to see from Sigma in the foreseeable future. In response to a question from a Twitter user the CEO wrote: “Most new products […]

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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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Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Firmware 3.0 Upgrade Available: Report

Nikon takes care of the mirrorless full-frame cameras users! After last year’s patch with Eye AF for the Z6 and Z7 bodies, the newest Firmware 3.0 update provides us with ProGrade and Lexar CFexpress (type B) cards support. But the biggest change regarding this patch is the one about the AF mode, which was a […]

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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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The most capacious microSD ever: SanDisk Extreme UHS-I 1TB microSDXC

The first 1TB microSD card The 1 terabyte SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC is already available and it costs $450. If you need less, feel free to choose the 512 GB version for $200. The 1TB capacity is its biggest value, but not the only one. Impressive speeds The monstrous card features read speed of up […]

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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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Nikon Z7 in Dental Photography

Finally, the long-awaited Nikon Z7 is available and we could do some first tests. The Nikon Z 7 is the company’s high-end full-frame mirrorless camera. It features a 45.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor, a hybrid AF system with 493 points and 90% coverage and 5-axis in-body image stabilization. The rugged body is similar in design to the […]

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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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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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Nikon D850 – is it the new benchmark for picture quality?

Nikon D850 is the next generation of the D800′ s line… When Nikon introduced the D800 and D800E, it set a new benchmark for DSLR image quality and super high-resolution photography that approached medium format. Now, five years later, Nikon proudly introduces the next evolution in high-resolution DSLRs, a camera that allows photographers to capture […]

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What type of equipment do you use?

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 […]

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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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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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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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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…

Fot.5_Nikon 105 MFD Fot.5_Nikon 105 MFD

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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