Brilliant Microscopy Images from Canon EOS DSLRs/Mirrorless

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PROMICRA offers a user-friendly cost-effective solution for microscopy imaging using Canon® EOS DSLR and mirrorless cameras. You can use your existing Canon® EOS camera, mount it to your microscope, and control it by the QuickPHOTO microscope software as a professional microscopy camera.
The QuickPHOTO software is available in 3 versions with various sets of measuring and exporting features. It will save you time and make your photomicrography documentation very comfortable.
All the QuickPHOTO program versions can be extended by additional modules.
Straightforward user interface available in English, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Spanish, Hungarian, Russian, Ukrainian, and Traditional Chinese languages makes QuickPHOTO suitable even for non-experienced users.
Easy setup and installation. Software trial version available.
Mounting adapters for various microscope types and brands are available.

Key Features

Use Your Canon EOS as a Professional Microscopy Camera

  • Live view on a computer monitor – no more watching a small camera’s LCD needed.
  • Control camera features from a computer – no manual camera settings needed.
  • Large field of view, high image resolution, excellent image quality and color reproduction, high dynamic range, low noise
  • AC adapters available for most models.

Easy & Quick Image Acquisition

  1. Focus the microscope using live view, adjust white balance and exposure.
  2. Capture an image just by clicking the Capture button.
  3. The image is displayed in the QuickPHOTO program editor and ready for processing within a few seconds.

No time-consuming work with an SD card needed!

Annotations and Editing

  • Text annotations, indication of interesting areas by drawings
  • Crop, rotation, flip, mirror, resize
  • Brightness, contrast, color balance, histogram adjustment, filters, white balance, black balance

Scale Bar

Calibrated scale bar insertion – options to define type, size and colors; vertical or horizontal position


Measurements in metric and imperial units. Measurements of dimensions, areas, perimeters, angles, phase analysis and more… More info >>

Export of Measured Values

Measured values are displayed in a well-arranged table with basic statistics. The values can be exported to a Microsoft® Excel® file or a text file.


Images with tables of measured values can be easily exported to reports in Microsoft® Word format. Users can create their own report templates with various layouts and number of images.

Time-Lapse Capturing

Automatic time-lapse image capturing with the option to create time-lapse videos.

Advanced Saving

Advanced features for saving multiple images at once. Option to automatically save acquired images to a predefined folder immediatelly after acquisition.


Multilingual user interface: English, German, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Spanish, Hungarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Traditional Chinese

Two-Monitor Workstation

The main program window can be displayed on primary display, while the Canon EOS control panel with a live view from a microscope can be displayed on secondary display.

Optional Features

Features of QuickPHOTO Software's Canon EOS Control Panel

QuickPHOTO Canon Control Panel
  • Image resolution selection, single-click image acquisition
  • Live view on a computer monitor
  • Exposure control: automatic (interactive – by positioning the exposure region), manual, ISO sensitivity, exposure correction
  • White balance: automatic, defined by point, manual
  • Live view zoom-in for precise focusing
  • Live view adjustments: orientation, gray scale, central cross display, cropping darker corners to avoid vignetting
  • Shading (background) correction for perfect illumination homogeneity
  • Timestamp insertion
  • Automatic mirror lockup feature to prevent blured images caused by the mirror movement. The mirror is raised all the time – it only lowers down after the image acquisition for a fraction of a second.
Note: on-screen live view resolution of the Canon EOS cameras is limited to approx. 1000 x 700 px by their design.

Sample Images Acquired by Canon EOS DSLR Cameras

Suitable for Applications:

Brightfield / Darkfield
Biology / Live Cell Imaging
Histology / Pathology / Cytology
Metrology / Mineralogy / Metallurgy / Geology
Quality Control / Semiconductor Inspection
Documentation and Archiving
Strong Fluorescence

Supported Canon® EOS Cameras

Canon EOS DSLR cameraCanon® EOS DSLR
  • with APS-C sensor
    4000D, 2000D, 1300D, 1200D, 1100D, 850D, 800D, 760D, 750D, 700D, 650D, 600D, 550D, 250D, 200D, 100D, 90D, 80D, 77D, 70D, 60D, 7D, 7D Mark II
    Rebel T100, T8i, T7, T7i, T6s, T6i, T6, T5i, T5, T4i, T3i, T3, T2i, SL1, SL2, SL3
    Kiss X90, X80, X70, X50, X10i, X10, X9i, X9, X8i, X7i, X7, X6i, X5, X4
    9000D, 8000D, 3000D, 1500D, 200D II, Hi
  • with full-frame sensor
    6D, 6D Mark II, 5D Mark II, 5D Mark IV, 5DS, 1D X
Canon EOS mirrorless cameraCanon® EOS mirrorless
  • with APS-C sensor
    M200, M50, M50 Mark II, M6 Mark II, R7, R10
    Kiss M
  • with full-frame sensor
    R, R5, R6, RP
Note: Support for new camera models is constantly being added.

System Requirements

Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
ProcessorSingle-core 2.4 GHzIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory1 GB4 GB or more
USB Ports2x USB 2.0/3.02x USB 3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
XP(SP3)/Vista®/7/8/8.1/10/11 (32 / 64bit)
Microsoft® Windows®
10/11 (64bit)
Display Resolution1024 x 7681920 x 1080 or higher
Minimum Requirements
ProcessorSingle-core 2.4 GHz
Operating Memory1 GB
USB Ports2x USB 2.0/3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
XP(SP3)/Vista®/7/8/8.1/10/11 (32 / 64bit)
Display Resolution1024 x 768
Recommended Specifications
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory4 GB or more
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows®
10/11 (64bit)
Display Resolution1920 x 1080 or higher

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