The Nikon D3000 is a great entry point into the world of digital SLR photography. In-built guides help you to learn about how to set the correct exposure, and there are also many automatic scene modes to choose from as well as many filters that can make photography fun. Its picture quality is very good and it's very responsive, so you can use it for just about any type of photography. Discount Digital Photographics currently has the Nikon D3000 for $915 in a kit with two lenses: an 18-55mm VR lens and a 55-200mm VR lens. They also throw in a 4GB SD card. Students who need a good camera should look into this deal, and so should anybody else who has ever wanted to have more control over their shots than a point and shoot offers.