I know your pain! A few years ago I got a Kikon and I couldn't for the life of me get a clear picture. Every picture was blurry!! Because it was past 30 days, the store wouldnt accept returns anymore. And I paid a lot for this little stinker! So I had it serviced twice by Nikon and they said the problem was fixed but it wasn't. Every shot still blurry. I ended up getting a new camera, a Sony. So yes, I hear your pain. I still get tears in my eyes when I think of all my ruined pictures. Hang in there dear!
I love my Canon Rebel, and highly recommend making the investment. It's worth it.
I cannot rave ENOUGH about the Canon Rebel, it's totally worth it. I wasn't satisfied with my little point and shoot - while it was a good camera, I missed out on a lot of critical firsts (smile, etc.) the first year of our little girl's life because of the delay. We bought the Rebel as our DSLR, and I've been so happy with it. Even if you don't know all of the bells and whistles, if you start taking pictures in automatic mode the quality is SO much better than what you get with the point and shoot. It's a camera you can really grow into.
That is the cutest face I have ever seen!! And the bow! Oh how i adore the bow!! Both my brother and sister have a Canon Rebel T1i and I always borrow one for important events. It's a bit pricey but they swear by it. Pretty easy to use and it has a ton of fancy options if you know how to use em.Good luck!Alaina
Yeah, it's totally worth it. I feel your pain with being constantly disappointed by fuzzy photos. The Canon Rebel is a great investment!
Rebels are great cameras. A great buy for the price.
I LOVE our Canon Rebel XSI. I highly recommend it. I took a class (which was OK) but I think I just need the time to learn by trial and error. Kacey @ Shes.No.Martha
DO IT! i bought a canon rebel and it is honestly the best money i've ever sent. i totally agree with everything that sara said. do it...TODAY!
ANY dslr that you buy will be better than a point and shoot.....trust me....nikon, canon, as long as you can change out the lens, you will LOVE it! And sara is right....Auto will be a mommy's lifesaver!!rebekahtozer.com
HI Emily! We have a Nikon D50 and LOVE it! I use it for every blog photo I have taken and to capture thousands of family memories. Never had a problem with it at all. Easy to use and great quality photographs. Good luck! Your daughter is precious and so glad she had a great birthday!Can't wait to see who wins the giveaway!Caroline
Canon Rebels are great cameras. I definitely recommend them. I have been using Canon DSLR's for 5 years now and love them! Nikon's equivalents are also good, but I feel that Canon has a much stronger lens selection -- which is great if you decide to add a new zoom lens down the road to catch Eli playing baseball :)
I have a Nikon and really like it - one thing we got was a camera that also did video - it's not incredible quality video (there are a lot of great video cameras out there), but it's truly good enough and a lot easier to have both stills and video in one camera! I find myself switching back and forth all the time for those priceless moments with Dylan. Happy Shopping! You'll be happy you spent the money - can't go back and make those memories again to capture for you to see later or for your kids to see too!
The bow- oh how I love the bow in sweet baby girl's hair! The McLeod's invested over $400 in cameras this past Christmas. A point and shoot Sony for mom and a SLR Nikon for me. BUT, the best camera we own was bought 4 years or so back. It's a Sony Cybershot DSC H7. It is FANTASTIC. It's an SLR and will do ANYTHING you want it to. I do a lot of photography and it's one of my favorite cameras. This and the Cannon Rebel are both SO worth the money. Let us know what you get- somebody getting a good camera just makes me so excited! ;)
I have that camera and I am obsessed!! I wish I knew how to use more of the features on it- but it is a great camera!
Oh no, you NEED a better camera! I have a Sony Cybershot, and I love it. It's easy to use and produces good-quality pics. I used this camera to photograph the Project Sneak Peek and Green Home on my site. Good luck shopping!
wish i could help--i still use a point and shoot. maybe one day!
I have the Canon Rebel XSi and I love it. It is the perfect starter camera for someone wanting to take better quality pictures. It is easy (enough) to use and takes great pictures. I definitely recommend reading through the instruction booklet though, along with some supplemental reading (there are many books available, I am purchasing one tomorrow actually) if you want to take the best pictures you can.http://mmusings-molly.blogspot.com/
I just got the Canon Rebel EOS XSi for my birthday in November and I love it. The quality is amazing! Just the regular lens takes great shots, but I am hoping to get a lens with a better zoom as well as a wide angle lens for interiors in the future. Everyone I know who has one of these loves it!I added you to my daily reads section today. :)
Hey Emily! I have the Canon Rebel XSi and I love it. I have always had Rebels and got this latest one two years ago...it has a really large screen. Mine is 12 megapixels but now they come in 15 megapixels. You are welcome to borrow mine for a day and play with it before you buy! :)-Jennifer Painter
ok, so a little late....but if you are ever in the Raleigh area, come take my moms+camera class.....super fun, practical, class to learn how to use your camera! We've had a couple hundred moms take the class this year! If your willing to blog about it, I am willing to give you a seat! http://www.rebekahtozer.com/moms-cameras-class/
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