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06/25/2005 11:50:22 PM · #1
If I am looking for a good digital...not cheap,(but not my whole 401K fund either)What type should I look at? I know with Cannon's you can interchange lenses from the digital to the 35mm, which I kinda like that. I like to shoot with film alot...and what is a digital SLR? I may be dumb, but I thought SLR was just for film cameras. Just wanted to get some advice from those who know....
06/25/2005 11:55:10 PM · #2
SLR stands for Single Lens Reflex and as with a film SLR a dSLR allows you to look directly through the lens. dSLR's are typically the only ones you can get interchangeable lenses for, so they offer more flexibility, but also have a much higher learning curve. If you are just starting out, there are some really good point and shoot cameras - get one that is over 5MP.

I'll let other, more expert folks make specific recommendations. :)

Message edited by author 2005-06-25 23:55:48.
06/25/2005 11:56:34 PM · #3
a used 10D (600-700) or a new rebel XT(899) would be a great start! 20d (1300) if you're willing to spend a little more or a 300D (400-500) if you want to spend a little less.
06/26/2005 12:11:26 AM · #4
What exactly is the EOS on the Cannon...are they all EOS?
06/26/2005 12:16:27 AM · #5
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_EOS
No, this is only for the newer autofocus lenses. There are older mounts such as FD which you need a converter to use on an EOS body.
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