3rd April 2009, 01:54 PM
Re: should i get a dslr or compact?
First of all I would have to say that for a 1K budget for DSLR, you're only going to be able to afford the body and the kit lens. With the kit lens, typically 18-55mm, you will be restricted to taking landscapes and close up shots.
Originally Posted by hengweijin
With a budget of $500, you'd be mainly looking at PnS cams if you want to buy new. The prosumer cams would mostly be $600 and above. Otherwise in the second hand market you could probably get a Canon G7/G9 for that price.