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Digital vs FIlm and Point and Shoot vs SLR

I'm sure Google crashes when you do this search. But here's what I think:
  1. The only way to get photographs you attach to is to take a lot of them as often as possible, look at the results and link it with what you did.
  2. Digital makes this process cheaper and faster. Digital gives you instant feedback. From the instant LCD display, to the home viewing on the big monitor to the prints at the dime store.
  3. More pictures, more fun.
  4. I think the guys who say 'all you need is a pinhole' are right. Really. It ain't the camera. I have photos I treasure from my Dad's Exakta RTL (with a busted exposure meter), from point and shoot Yashikas and Kyoceras, and from my Canon A510. From my D40 so far I have perhaps two photos I treasure for artistic reasons (out of may be 500). The camera and the lens just don't matter. Just take a lot of photos. And have fun.
  5. UPDATE: One thing though - the D40 has really good low light capability. I took several indoor shots with room lighting and they came out gorgeous handheld. My point of comparison is with a Canon A510 so current P&S may have improved.


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