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Canon® EOS Rebel XSi/450D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Introduction

Canon has done it again! It’s packaged up nearly all of the most alluring features of an advanced digital SLR (in this case the Canon EOS 40D) and stuffed them into a compact, highly affordable body called the EOS Rebel XSi (in the USA and some other countries; EOS 450D elsewhere). Your new camera is loaded with capabilities that few would have expected to find in an “entry level” dSLR. Indeed, the XSi retains the ease of use that smoothes the transition for those new to digital photography. For those just dipping their toes into the digital pond, the experience is warm and inviting. The Rebel XSi isn’t a snapshot camera—it’s a point-and-shoot (if you want to use it in that mode) for the thinking photographer.

Nor will you easily ...

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