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Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Robert Correll

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Chapter 1: What’s So Special about Digital SLRs?

In This Chapter

arrow.png Getting excited about digital SLRs

arrow.png Grouping dSLRs into categories

arrow.png Seeing what’s new in dSLR world

arrow.png Understanding the specifications

arrow.png Buying a dSLR

arrow.png Accessorizing

What’s so special about dSLRs? The short answer is: Lots!

Digital SLRs are tremendous cameras. They take great photos, are versatile enough to capture different scenes in a wide variety of situations, perform well in different light, and can be customized and enhanced.

But (yes, there had to be one) people often think digital SLRs are complex, expensive, professional cameras that are hard to master. But (this is the good kind) learning to use a dSLR isn’t tough. Don’t be intimidated. You don’t have to start out with the model that has the most buttons and esoteric features. You can find a camera with the right features and price for you, no matter what your skill ...

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