Chapter 1: What’s So Special about Digital SLRs?
In This Chapter
Getting excited about digital SLRs
Grouping dSLRs into categories
Seeing what’s new in dSLR world
Understanding the specifications
Buying a dSLR
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 ...