birthday.> I want to get a not-too-crap SLR camera as a gift for my girlfriend'sthink>
> She's done a bit of photography at uni, and she's pretty into it... Ieverything.> she'd like to be able to have a fair bit of manual control overof>
> So far, my wallet and a little bit of logic has led me to either some kindgear..> Canon EOS (3000, 5000 and 500) or a T-70 i came across today... all usedall> and they all have 28-80 lenses with them.
> I think of the EOS models I listed the EOS 500 is the best? But, despitelot> the reviews I've read on the net, I can't work out how it compares to the
> T-70.. I can see that the T-70 is older and apparently quite noisy, but aof> of people seem to give it a good rap.. I saw also that it lacks some depthget> field support? This is something I hear her talk about a lot... can youhere?]> around it? Sorry for sounding like a clueless idiot..
> Anyone who's had experience with both that can give me a bit of adviceT70 is manual focus and takes older FD lenses. Much better you get an EOS> I basically wanna set her up with an OK platform to take a few nice shots,
> something she can use for a while then move on..
camera that will take current EF autofocus lenses. Cheers - Rab.