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      01-06-2007, 04:33 PM   #9
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Either camera will do you well - they're both excellent. I think the Canon has better high iso performance (less noise) and is a tad better built. Check them out at the store and see which feels best.

When deciding on a camera, while the body is somewhat important, you are really buying into a lens system. The camera will be outdated every couple of years but the lenses can last you a lot longer if you look after them. I hear Nikon has superior but more pricey glass (I shoot Canon).

Two things to consider if you buy the 30D

1) Rumor is the 40D is around the corner, but I have seen no evidence whatsoever to substantiate that. The PMA show is in March and sometimes coincides with product announcements.
2) You can get a rebate if you buy before 13th Jan here is the link.

http://www.usa.canon.com/app/pdf/Pro...Form_Oct06.pdf
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