Canon Rolls Out EOS Rebel XS

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JoeF

I would like a comparison between the new canon XSi and the new Sony HD camcorder from the perspective of one item to carry to capture family/pets/travel/events of life for future generations....I think it would be interesting for a lot of people.  Have been a camera fan for 40 years and have two digital camcorders but the new Sony I picked up in the store was AMAZING....I accidently had it pointed at the carpet in a Frys store when I turned it on and could not tell what I was seeing....turns out it was the carpet.....zomed on....looked like I was viewing individual hairs thru a microscope.....from 3 feet away.  And the low light ability...without the night switch turned on was also amazing.  Would love to see your take on the comparison as the Canon also impressed me....thanks...Joe.

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Marcus_Soperus

JoeF, it really depends upon whether you prefer still images or video. Video captures motion and voices, which you can't do with a still camera. However, a still camera can capture emotions, expressions, and the inner life of its subjects by capturing selected moments. Ideally, use both (just not at the same time!).

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