Canon Eos 1100d Nude

DATE Monday 6 and 13 June 2D11 TIME 5pm-9pm

(available in 40-minute slots - please ask for more details) LOCATION Amateur Photographer, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1OSU

Book now for only £50 CONTACT Charlene Baker on 0203 148 4326


T&Cs Dp to five people can be seen per day, so early booking is advised. Slides, prints and electronic images can be assessed. In the event that there are not enough bookings, the event will be cancelled until further notice and all monies paid will be refunded. For further details visit You are not obliged to appear in the magazine if you are chosen. If you are chosen, your images will appear in an issue during 2011

Professional-level results? Entry-level DSLRs

Canon Eos 1100d Professional Photography

MANY enthusiast photographers look on in envy at the images taken by 'professional' photographers, and assume that only prohibitively expensive gear can produce such results. However, this is something of a misapprehension because, on most occasions, the results are down to the skill of the photographer. The humble entry-level DSLR is just as capable of producing 'professional-quality images, and at a lower cost, which can only be a good thing in these days of VAT rises, scrimping and saving.

To illustrate their ability to produce professional-quality images, I looked at Canon's EOS 1100D and Nikon's D3100 budget entry-level DSLRs. Both have a street price of around £450 with a kit lens, compared to around £1,500 for their APS-C-format counterparts, such as the Canon EOS 7D and Nikon D7000. Not only are the 1100D and D3100 much less expensive, but they're also compatible with a wide

We would all love to produce consistent professional-quality images, but doesn't that require the appropriate, and very expensive, gear? Not at all, says Tim Coleman, as he explains why Canon's EOS HOOD and Nikon's D3100 entry-level DSLRs could save you thousands of pounds selection of top-quality optics. Furthermore, the resolution of the sensors in entry-level models now equate to those once fitted to professional models, such as the Nikon D2X, a mere five years ago. In essence, the imaging sensors in the likes of the 1100D and D3100 are good enough to produce high-quality results so long as the camera is paired with a good lens.

I pitched these leading entry-level DSLRs against each other, looking at the applications that are most suitable in a professional context, which camera best

The entry-level offerings from Canon and Nikon fitted with the more professional Canon EF 50mm f/1.2Land Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 lenses accommodates the professional, and finally, which model offers most scope for nurturing and developing professional skills.

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