Canon took an encouraging step in providing relatively advanced features in this entry-level model, the Canon EOS T6/1300D. The company has packaged up many of the most alluring capabilities of its more advanced digital SLRs and stuffed them into a compact, highly affordable body. Your new 18-megapixel camera is loaded with capabilities that few would have expected to find in a dSLR in the $500 price range (with kit lens) only a few years ago. Indeed, the T6 retains the ease of use that smooths the transition for those new to digital photography. For those just dipping their toes into the digital pond, the experience is warm and inviting.

But once you’ve confirmed that you made a wise purchase decision, the question comes up, how ...

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