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And Canons low end cameras have lower noise at high ISO then Nikons low end cameras.
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Would it be worth it to save up a little more and buy a 20D/30D? Or and XSi?
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depends on how serious you think you'll be about photography.
If you're planning on getting pretty heavy into it, there are a lot of deals out there right now. Every time Nikon or Canon releases a new Body, the predecessor drops a couple hundred $ in price. If you want used, I've seen D80s for $450-500 and D90s can be had for ~$600 with lens if you keep an eye on craigslist. I'm not as in touch with the Canon end of things but I'm sure there are deals out there on them too. A more expensive camera gets you more features.
Auto Exposure Bracketing, DOF preview, higer FPS shooting speed, better resolution, better LCD screen, etc, etc.
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Hmm well since I am just trying it out I don't think I need a very expensive camera to start out with.
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You are probably right. You can always sell it if you get to the point where you are ready for an upgrade, or you can keep it as a backup.
I started off with a D40x and an 18-55mm kit lens and decided I loved taking pictures.
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If you happen to have a broken Canon point and shoot, you should look into the Canon Loyalty Program. There are some crazy deals to be had there...
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If you happen to have a broken Canon point and shoot, you should look into the Canon Loyalty Program. There are some crazy deals to be had there...
How do you do this? I googled and I couldnt seem to find anything.
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You basically just have to call Tech Support at 866-443-8002 or 800-828-4040 you will need the serial number of your old canon camera.

Put up an ad on craigslist "Wanted, any broken old Canon camera, p&s, film, whatever."
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How do you do this? I googled and I couldnt seem to find anything.
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yeah i was just made aware of this deal its pretty awesome, im trying to decide between the Rebel XS and the T1i/T2i myself

XS im sure would be fine but im kinda interested in the video mode that the T1i/T2i has
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