This would be my first SLR camera. I have only been using compact point-n-shoot cameras (like Canon ixus), I know you guys are laughing now, but well, I am growing up :D
I love SLR images for easy creation of depth-of-field in images. I will be using my camera for taking both photos and videos of travel, sight-seeing, events, indoor birthdays and so on. However, I want to improve my skills later on - I will be taking some photography classes - and want to do still photography at a higher level, so it will be great if I invest wisely now so I won't be disappointed with my camera when my photography skills improve.
The list that I came up with is:
- Canon EOS 600D (Rebel T3i)
- Canon EOS 60D
- Nikon D5100
- Nikon D5200
- Nikon D3200
- Canon EOS 650D (Rebel T4i)
- Nikon D3100
Among them I am more inclined towards 600D and D5200.
what are your insights? What camera would you recommend to me, considering my Video taking needs as well?
I do not have another camcorder, and I expect to shoot short 5-20 min video of travels/scenery/events. I expect good quality (HD?) videos.