Movin’ On Up

28 09 2008

It’s been about two and a half or 3 years since I purchased my first DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera. Over that time I’ve documented much of my families activities as well as grown my own personal picture taking abilities. My introduction to the hobbyist world of photography was with the ubiquitous Canon Digital Rebel XT (350d). This camera was so popular, that everywhere I would go that required picture taking, I would see at least 2 or 3 other people with the exact same camera. Even yesterday at the Diamondbacks baseball game, I saw someone with one. It’s a great camera, and it was easy to understand why it was so popular. Alas, it was time to put the past behind me, and step up to a new camera.

Since my experience with the Rebel XT was so positive, I decided to stick to the same line, and simply upgrade to the Canon Rebel XSi. My favorite improvements are the larger screen (3.0″  vs. 1.8″) and the better kit lens that comes with it. I’ve only had it for a day now, and the only grip I have is that the image size is even larger than the 8 megapixel images I had with my old XT. And, now, I’ve got to find a faster SDHC card since the ones I have are a tad on the slow side. So far, the images have been great.

Keep shooting!