Amazon Canada has the Canon EOS Rebel T3 12.2 MP digital SLR camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5 - 5.6 DC III zoom lens on for only $393.87, regularly $529.99. I price compared and could not find this camera for less than $400 at comparable Canadian retailers.
If I had $400 right now, I would hands down by this camera. I've had my Nikon DSLR for over eight years now and I definitely see a difference in photo quality with the newer cameras. This camera has high image quality and speed with its DIGIC 4 Image Processor. You have the option of shooting from as low as 100 ISO all the way up to 6400 ISO. There is a built-in flash and an enhanced metering system.
This reliable DSLR with 9-point AF system has high precision and can be worked in many different modes. HD movies are a breeze and look good when shot with this camera.
The reviews are extremely favourable for this system, with over 40 reviewers giving it the highest rating. Like I said, I'd buy this today if I had the money, but I'm going to save up and watch for a sale like this again. Hey, maybe Dad would like something like this?
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