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Canon® EOS Rebel XSi/450D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Why the Canon EOS Rebel XSi Needs Special Coverage

There are many general digital photography books on the market. Why do I concentrate on books about specific digital SLRs like the Rebel XSi? One reason is that I feel dSLRs are the wave of the future for serious photographers, and those who join the ranks of digital photographers with single lens reflex cameras deserve books tailored to their equipment.

When I started writing digital photography books in 1995, digital SLRs cost $30,000, and few people other than certain professionals could justify purchasing them. Most of my readers a dozen years ago were stuck using the point-and-shoot low-resolution digital cameras of the time—even if they were advanced photographers. I myself took tons of ...

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