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An Expression of Your Vision: High-Quality Photography An Expression of Your Vision: High-Quality Photography

Author(s):

Steven H. Goldstein, DDS

Date Added:

4/24/2013


Summary:

Digital photography is common in many of today’s dental practices, and high-quality dental images are paramount for laboratory communication and marketing dentistry. The purpose of this article is to define what a high-quality dental image is, and to give an overview of what these images are used for. In this article I will briefly go over all the steps involved in making these images and review in detail the equipment, camera settings, techniques, and post-production workflow using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

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