Budget camera for dental photography and maybe something else...

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KCook
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Re: Budget camera for dental photography and maybe something else...

picture like this 1:1, some post say 50mm can, others claim 60mm, or 100mm its a bit confused for a beginner

Boy, this macro business can be confusing.  First of all that shot is NOT 1:1.  A true 1:1 would show only 1 or 2 teeth!  Second, with the right extension tubes any focal length can achieve 1:1.  What the focal length affects the most is the working distance.  Which is how many inches (CM?) you want between the lens and the subject.  Shooting insects you might want a lot of distance (bzzzzzz).  Shooting a mouth full of teeth, not so much!

Kelly

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