Your first DSLR - the advice that everyone asks me for

People often ask me advice on getting a new camera, so I thought I'd write it down to save me having to email people over and over again. Here's some foolproof advice for you.

If you're always going to use a DLSR on automatic then there's not much point in having one. Get one of the micro four-thirds cameras. They're smaller, you can use them as a point and click, but you'll get decent image quality plus manual controls if you want them. Have a look at the Olympus Pen, the Nikon V1 or the Canon EOS M.

If you want to learn a bit about photography, how to learn the manual controls, then definitely get a DSLR.

Here's the key bit.

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