A&P What lens flash to buy for 20d?

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  1. mace

    mace i don't read

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    My dad works in the dentistry field and he wants to be able ot take high quality shots of teeth to study them.

    He decided on getting the canon 20d, a macro lens, and a double flash (I don't know what it's called).

    What macro lens and flash would be best suited for this?
     
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    never shot teeth before, but I'd assume a 100mm macro and a twin light macro flash would be the best bet. the 50mm would have him basically in the persons mouth shooting and the 180mm would be too far away
     
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    ok thanks.

    This would be the flash right? http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=ModelDetailAct&fcategoryid=141&modelid=7282

    Canon has 2 macro flashes that I see. The one above and a ring flash.
    Dad didn't want the ring flash for some reason. I suppose it has something to do with this. "The new Macro Twin Lite gives serious close-up, nature, and macro enthusiasts a different option in macro lighting - a directional quality of light, as opposed to the rather "Flat" character of the traditional ring lite. "

    So the larger the mm lens means the further away a macro shot can be taken?
     
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    anyone else?
     
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    I think that the lens that the camera comes with it's pretty good for that .... 15-55(?) macro
     
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    Ive got the 100mm macro and I think that would be a good choice along with the twinlight.
     
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    :ugh: That's not a macro lens.
     

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