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The invention of ring flash

Dental photography experts, Lester Dine invented the Ring Flash in 1952 as a tool to pinpoint light directly into a dental patient’s mouth and provide full illumination. Their invention revolutionised dentist/patient communication as the ringflash photograph made it easy for the patient to see what treatment needed doing,unlike the view of an x-ray. The invention […]

What is a ringflash?

A ringflash, also sometimes called a macro flash, is a flash gun with a tube that’s doughnut or circular (ring) shaped. It is usually larger than the diameter of the camera’s lens and is positioned in front of the lens so you shoot through the centre of the circular tube. The benefit in doing this […]