Also known as consumer DSLR or semi-pro cameras, these entry level digital cameras are ideal for beginners. If you’re unsure about photography, it is always a good idea to buy the cheapest DSLR and toy with it for 6 months. Unless money is not an issue, go for the mid range DSLR. Forget about megapixels, go for ISO and FPS.
Note: Salesman loves to recommend Pentax, Samsung or Olympus; they will tell you how wonderful these DSLR are compare to Canon and Nikon. Remember, the reason why they are recommending Pentax is because of the commission, which is usually 3 times higher than Canon or Nikon. I can’t be certain about Sony’s commission.
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Buying Digital SLR Cameras
Here is a very good buying guide, must watch!
DSLR Camera Failure Rates
It appears that Panasonic Lumix has the best reliability among all, but the limited number of lens and picture quality is the reason why people go for Canon and Nikon. For the full article, read – DSLR And Compact Digital Camera Failure Rates Chart
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