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      11-27-2008, 05:13 PM   #1
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Entry Level DSLR Recommendations

I am considering getting an entry level DSLR as a holiday gift next month. I am looking for advice on which cameras are good for newcomers into DSLR while having enough features to last a long time (4 years minimum). I currently have a cannon powershot 800is that is good for a point and shoot but I need something to take my pictures to the next level.
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      11-27-2008, 05:28 PM   #2
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zomg this has nevar been asked before. i doubt anyone would even be able to answer this question.
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      11-27-2008, 05:36 PM   #3
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      11-27-2008, 05:46 PM   #4
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      11-27-2008, 06:09 PM   #5
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what is this...dsrl...you speak of?
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      11-27-2008, 06:19 PM   #6
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nikon D40 is pretty nice if you ask me...
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XSi is the new one now.

my entry is going to be a 50D or 60D when i have the money
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      11-28-2008, 01:55 AM   #10
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Any reason to pick the nikon D60 over the canon Xsi?
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      11-28-2008, 01:56 AM   #11
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If you want a EOS 40d its really cheap right now since its being updated with the 50d, but if you want to step down to like an xsi/xti, etc. that would be the entry entry level...they don't have as many manual controls so it depends what you are looking for.
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      11-28-2008, 02:09 AM   #12
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you know we have a photography forum right? if you have never started out with a DSLR go with either Nikon D60 or Canon Xsi. I'm a Canon guy so whatever you want to chose.
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thanks....I need to pick one up soon as I get some free cash...actually rims then this!
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i have an xsi and its my first dslr. i love it
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I am strongly considering buying this. I can get 40% off this price let me know if I should do it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Canon-EOS-Di...1%7C240%3A1307
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I am strongly considering buying this. I can get 40% off this price let me know if I should do it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Canon-EOS-Di...1%7C240%3A1307
i though about that one too...btw wanna share how you could get 40% off? =D
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d40x or d40 (if you are poor and can find one).

Ps- I have used the rebel xti a bit. I personally hate the interface on it and the Canon feels cheaper than the Nikon. IMO, the d40x is a perfect starter dslr that will take a while to grow out of.
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