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SLR cameras are for pro photographers. Digital point and shoot cameras have a less budget than SLR's and have less features.

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What does SLR stand for in digital SLR cameras?

Digital SLR referes to "digital single-lens reflex." This terminology is often used when speaking about cameras. Such cameras can allow the photographer to change lenses as he or she sees fit.

Where are there cheap Digital SLR cameras for sale?

Techbargains have many cheap digital SLR cameras for sale. One can also find cheap SLR digital cameras available at amazon, best buy, Curry's and ebay.

Does the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens work on a film SLR?

The Canon EF won't work on a film SLR, unfortunately. It only works on DSLR cameras.

Can a minolta slr lens be used with a Nikon or canon digital slr?

No, Minolta lenses only work with Minolta Cameras and some Sony cameras. Adapters are now available for this.

Can you sell your SLR cameras to students?

Yes, it is legal

Where can someone purchase the best digital slr camera?

SLR digital cameras are very high quality cameras that sell for decently low prices. Brand new and refurbished SLR cameras can be purchased in the electronics section at department stroes such as Walmart, Kmart, or Target.

What brands carry a SLR camera?

All major camera companies make SLR cameras, as well as digital SLR cameras. My photography teacher always recommended the Promaster 2500PK Manual SLR camera for its ease of use, value, and manual functions.

Will lenses from 35MM camera work on newer DSLR cameras?

It depends on the brand of camera and the type of lens. Most Nikon film SLR lenses will work (in manual mode) on their digital SLR cameras. Many Canon lenses will work on new Canon SLR cameras, but you have to check compatability between the camera model and the type of lens. Sony purhcased the Minolta digital camera division, so all Sony Alpha DSLRs will use Minolta lenses.

Are digital cameras and digital SLR's the same?

No, digital SLR's are just one type of digital camera.

Where can I learn more about slr cameras?

You can go to Best Buy's GEEK squad and have them assist you with slr cameras. Another option is to go to or Wiki to research your preferences.

What are two advantages that compact cameras have over most D-SLR cameras?

Portability and cost.

Where can one find lenses for SLR cameras?

One can purchase lenses for SLR cameras through online retailers such as Amazon or eBay. Alternatively, one could purchase SLR camera lenses at a physical store such as Best Buy.

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