Hi Everyone, I'm very new to photography and know literally absolutely nothing about it. I have used a couple of different cameras to take photos for my business and website and that's about it. Recently, I decided to get a small table top photo studio for my products and to update all my photos for the products that I sell on my company website. We sell satellite TV equipment like satellite set top boxes, motors, etc... I guess very small and larger items. I got married a few weeks ago and figured I'd go ahead and spend a little bit of money on a good camera for my honeymoon, but mainly for my project above. I bought a Cannon Rebel T2i, but also ran across the Nikon D5100. I've been contemplating whether I should exchange the T2i for a D5100. I may be wrong, but from what I understand, the Nikon D5100 is a more professional camera with more bells and whistles. Like I mentioned earlier, I don't know anything AT ALL about photography, but I'd like to start getting into it a little bit more and learn. I want something that I can grow into, so something better than a start up camera. I figured if I'm going to spend the money anyway, I don't mind spending an extra couple of hundred dollars and getting something that may be better that I can grow into because I won't be spending $1000.00 on a new camera anytime soon. I know many people always stick with one brand and only recommend one brand no matter what, but if you can please help me based on the information I have provided, that will be great. I wanted to get your professional help on a few things: 1. Which camera do you think will do me good, both for my business and personal outings, etc...? The Cannon is an 18 megapixel camera and the Nikon a 16.2. I know that will not make a any difference for my photos for the website, but how about just everyday use? 2. In regards to the flash, can someone please explain the difference between the different types and please tell me what each one is designed to do? I was on eBay earlier and saw quite a few different types, but don't know which one I should get or the difference between them. I know I will need to buy the white plastic cover that goes in front of it to avoid shadows ( I think ) for my products. 3. In regards to the photos of my products for my website, I need to figure out which setting would give me the best results. When I take photos of my products, I want the label on the products which shows the product specifications to be crystal clear. Any help would be appreciated. I know I will probably have much more questions as I start to re-do the pictures on my site, but I think these few questions is enough for now. Thank you all for all of your help.