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MrsBlue and I were shedding our coats and such last night after returning from picking her up at the train station when we heard an odd noise from the living room. Upon investigating, we found Hudson the wonder dog licking at a bowl of M&Ms I had indiscriminately left on the coffee table. She's usually pretty good about avoiding such temptations, but as we've discovered on a couple of previous occasions, our Airedale has a weakness for chocolate, which is scary, since chocolate is poisonous to dogs. Luckily the amount of cocoa in an M&M is low enough that she could probably stomach a couple (not that I'm eager to test this), but even more luckily, a dog trying to discreetly pluck peanut M&Ms from a small bowl with a mouthful of giant fangs is trying to pull off a tough trick (picture Winona Ryder in that Aliens movie trying to pick up a shot glass wearing boxing gloves), so she could only manage to lick some candy coating before being caught in the act. So in the end, she didn't make herself sick, all she did was manage to ruin a bowl of M&Ms… oh, who am I kidding? I ate them.

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25. Re: No subject Dec 19, 2007, 16:19 complicity
 
You have to be aware of the different ways that digital SLRs are sold, with and without lenses, and the lenses can be a huge part of the price. Anything that says 'body only' means exactly that, and you won't be able to actually take pictures with it until you get a lens.

The Canon Rebel XTi (not XT) is pretty much the high end of the pro-sumer market, as they call it. It will use all Canon EF mount lenses in addition to its own specialty EF-S lenses. It also has the built-in pop-up flash, which some of the higher-end models don't.

I haven't really looked at other mfgs because I really like Canon. One web site that is really good is www.megapixel.net, it has standard reviews for digitals of all sorts going back to 1998.

It really depends on your budget, though!

(20 minutes later: it would help if I hit the post button...)
 
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