Canon discontinues one of the best Macro lenses ever!
It’s official! There will be no more the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.5 1-5x Macro lens on the market. After 23 years Canon ends the production of one of the best and the coolest Macro lenses available. What was so special about this model? It’s 1:1 to 5:1 Magnification and 9.4″ Min Focus. These features let […]
Venus Optics: The Smallest 2x Macro for Any Full Frame Camera is now available!
Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro for L-Mount Available for Any Full Frame What a news from Venus Optics! The Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO it launched last year for Nikon Z, Canon RF, Sony E, and Leica M mounts is being released for Leica L-Mount. This means we can purchase the Smallest […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.