light, ease of use, great in-camera editing, cheap, batteries are buyable everywhere,
poor low light performance, expensive to run, no room for growth,
"...to buy the outsider, the Pentax K200d.
I admit I'm stubborn in my ways and as a unconventional slightly gothy woman I have a natural aversion to the crowds of middle aged men with their Eos's at the zoo, but after eight months I bought myself a Canon and I'm selling my Pentax and waving goodbye to them. Despite being the makers of some fantastic glass they are so behind other manufacturers in the pixel race and as my skills grow I find that I need ..."
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Robust, Splashproof, ease of use, lots of features that you would normally pay 100's for.
Not for the professional, additional lens can be expensive
"...plunge and go for a Pentax as this appeared to be the best value for money with plenty of decent features rolled into it.
Not having any experience I found the menus very easy to navigate around and spent plenty of time having a play before going to take my first shots.
My pictures have been quite a success and family and friends have picked-up on the quality of the shots.
The unit is slightly heavier than some of the entry modules from Nikon/Cannon ..."
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