there is verry little difference between the 990 and the 995 the flip up flash and the more orange to the 990 flash then the 995 flash is the only real noticable difference. The 99- series has on of the best macro stock lenses on the mid range camera market today. I would suggest posting on the Morelia Viridis forum as this is Gregs Stomping ground. .. It can be found here.