Canon makes a variety of digital SLRs from entry level ones such as the popular Rebel T2i series to mid-range ones such as the Canon EOS 50D to professional ones such as the Canon Mark EOS 1D Mark III.
|Canon EOS 1D Mark II||4.8||$5999.95 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark III||4.6||$2099.00 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 1D Mark IV||4.7||$4949.00 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 40D||4.4||$1197.99 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 50D||4.5||$734.99 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 5D Mark II||4.6||$2499.00 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 60D||4.2||$1099.00 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS 7D||4.7||$1539.00 at Amazon|
|Canon EOS Rebel T1i||4.8||$539.00 at CameraKings|
|Canon EOS Rebel T2i||4.8||$69.99 at Samys|
|Canon EOS Rebel XS||4.4||$419.95 at Amazon|
|Canon Rebel XSi||4.6||$424.00 at CameraKings|
|Canon Rebel XT||4.6||$689.98 at Amazon|
|Canon Rebel XTi||4.3||$690.10 at Amazon|
Like Canon, Nikon makes a wide array of digital SLRS. Entry level cameras include the D3000 and D5000. Mid-range SLRS include the D90 and D700. Professional SLRS include the D3.
|Nikon D200||4.7||$1599.00 at Amazon|
|Nikon D3||4.5||$3499.00 at Amazon|
|Nikon D3000||4.8||$380.99 at New Egg|
|Nikon D300s||4.4||$1499.95 at Amazon|
|Nikon D3100||4.5||$699.00 at Amazon|
|Nikon D3s||4.6||$5799.95 at Amazon|
|Nikon D3x||4.7||$6749.00 at CameraKings|
|Nikon D40||4.9||$609.99 at Amazon|
|Nikon D5000||4.8||$499.00 at CameraKings|
|Nikon D700||4.6||$2398.99 at Amazon|
|Nikon D80||4.7||$1499.95 at Amazon|
|Nikon D90||4.7||$739.00 at CameraKings|
Panasonic produces some very unique cameras that use the Micro Four Thirds technology. What you get is a camera that has DSLR-features such as an interchangeable lens, in a more compact, and lighter design.
|Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1||4.8||$479.95 at Samys|
|Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10||4.4||$520.12 at Amazon|
|Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2||4.8||$659.95 at Amazon|
|Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1||4.5||$689.95 at Amazon|
Pentax is nowhere near as popular as Canon or Nikon, but they do have a very loyal following. While their lens selection is nowhere near as vast, they still have some great entry level and midrange DSLRs in the Pentax K-X and K100D.
|Pentax K-X||4.6||$444.00 at CameraKings|
|Pentax K100D||4.8||$644.50 at Amazon|
|Pentax K10D||4.3||$757.95 at Amazon|
|Pentax K200D||4.8||$499.90 at Amazon|
|Pentax K7||4.7||$851.53 at Amazon|
The Sony Alpha series offers some nice digital SLRS for complete beginners and newbies. They recently introduced the Alpha NEX cameras which don't have mirrors, but still have interchangeable lens.
|Sony Alpha A230||4.8||$349.00 at CameraKings|
|Sony Alpha A330||4.8||$429.00 at Amazon|
|Sony Alpha A380||4.4||$639.95 at Amazon|
|Sony Alpha A500||4.4||$484.95 at Amazon|
|Sony Alpha A550||4.1||$629.95 at Amazon|
|Sony NEX 3||4.2||$599.00 at Amazon|
|Sony NEX 5||4.3||$699.00 at Amazon|
Olympus DSLRs used the Four Thirds system, which provides a standard with lenses from different manufacturers.
|Olympus E-3||4.6||$1011.95 at Amazon|
|Olympus E-520||4.8||$449.95 at PC Connection Express|
|Olympus E30||4.4||$829.95 at Amazon|
|Olympus Evolt E620||4.3||$518.42 at Amazon|
|Olympus PEN E-P1||3.8||$553.00 at Amazon|
|Olympus PEN EP2||4.8||$568.97 at Buy.com|
Sigma is a Japanese company that is well known for creating lenses that is compatible with other brand cameras. Their DSLRs are rather unique in that they use the X3 sensor from Foveon.
|Sigma SD14||4.6||$699.95 at Amazon|
Leica is a high end camera brand that produces DSLRs and lenses. Their lenses are used in many Panasonic cameras these days. In fact, these 2 were the first to include optical image stabilization in their cameras.
|Leica S2||4.5||$22995.00 at Amazon|