Nikon Z8’s leak: first specs and pics of the upcoming camera!
Let’s be clear about it: we’re talking about rumors and leaks and we can’t be sure what will be confirmed and how it will affect dental photography. Nevertheless, we’d like to take a closer look at the first Z8 probable specs and pictures! The Z8’s about to have similar specs to the famous Z9, but […]
Sigma and Tamron are knocking Sony and Nikon out of the top 3 in the lens market!
If you’re looking for a dental photography lens to make your portrait and intraoral photos even better, it’s time to take some new players under consideration. Warning: you might be shocked! For the longest time, Canon, Nikon and Sony were the kings of lenses and we, dental photographers, couldn’t imagine working in our dental offices […]
The Nikon Z9’s Selectable Shutter Sounds are Real!
You’d like to customize your shutter sounds when working with a patient? The Nikon’s Z9 will give it to you! Nikon shared the selectable shutter sound during a live stream that it published to YouTube which was spotted by Nikon Rumors. There will be three sounds available: the standard Z9 click, a more DSLR-like click, […]
Nikon’s leaving the DSLR market? Not so fast
Is Nikon dropping the DSLR in favor of the mirrorless sector? The DSLR cameras have gained recognition around the world and among photographers in various industries. Dental photography included! Everyone knows some of the immortal models, like Nikon D750, working flawlessly for many, many years. Even though the camera itself was often passed from hand […]
Nikon News: Z9 Development in Progress!
Nikon’s Full-Frame Flagship Camera with New Features Nikon has officially announced the development of the Z9. The new Z9 will: use a newly developed stacked CMOS sensor and processing engine support 8K video have various other, new video specifications The image accompanying the announcement shows a camera larger than the Z6/Z7 II, with what appears […]
The Nikon D5, D850, and D500 With CFexpress Compatibility
Nikons with CFexpress Compatibility Almost two years after the original announcement from Nikon, the day has come: D5 firmware version 1.4, D850 firmware version 1.20, and D500 firmware version 1.3 are all available now and enable use of CFexpress Type B memory cards as well as XQD cards in the Nikon DSLRs. CFexpress in dental […]
Nikon Plans for 2021: What’s new for Dental Photographers?
Nikon to Release Two New DSLRs and Several F-Mount Lenses in 2021 Nikon Rumors is reporting that the company plans to release two new DSLRs in 2021 along with “several” F-mount lenses. It looks like the company has to offer dental photographers a lot this year. After all, dental digital photography requires a good equipment! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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.
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.