SLR Entry level camera? Around £300 Help!

    Hi folks im after an SLR camera for my Daughter. It will be her first so would like it cheap and easy to use. Any ideas? i have been looking at the Sony A290L & Nikon D3000.

    Any others out there and which is the best of these 2?

    Thanks in advance


    Pentax K-x or Pentax K-r

    just google those are you will see they both receive very good reviews and are good value

    The K-r is the refined version of the K-x

    The K-x was voted best entry level DSLR 2010

    After receiving numerous distinctions in the European press during the … After receiving numerous distinctions in the European press during the past year, PENTAX is pleased to announce that the Digital SLR has been voted ‘Best Entry-level DSLR of the Year 2010’ by TIPA (Technical Image Press Association)…tml

    for something smaller consider the micro four thirds system.. which is similar to a DSLR

    Original Poster

    thanks for info but price bit more than was looking for tho.

    Original Poster

    Which is better SONY A390 or CANON EOS 1000D?

    Original Poster


    Btw K-x is £350 at … Btw K-x is £350 at Jessops

    Thanks is this better than the ones i mentioned above?
    Edited by: "nutta" 19th Apr 2011

    I had a DSLR and sold it to get a bridge camera. DSLRs are too faffy for me. Loads of lenses to carry about, having to swap lenses, etc. Just gone for a Sony HX100v. Gives the zoom range of 4+ lenses with nothing extra to carry.
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