Question from Helen C.: My son is going to be taking a photography class next semester with an eye towards eventually become a professional photographer.
He needs a DSLR camera to get him through this class, and hopefully beyond. I’m planning to buy him one for Christmas and I need some advice.
I really don’t know that much about cameras in general, and virtually nothing at all about the DSLRs that are currently on the market.
Can you recommend a good, but relatively inexpensive DSLR that would be a good choice for a photography student?
If possible, I’d like to get something for around $600 or less, and a few included accessories would be nice (yeah, I’m a dreamer lol).
Thanks for your help in advance. (Love your site by the way!!!)
Rick’s answer: Helen, there are a number of very good DSLRs in the $600 price range, but I believe one of the best deals going right now is this Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera and accessory bundle. (#ad)
As of this writing the entire bundle is less than $600, and the shipping is free when purchased through Amazon. It’s a pretty nice bundle too!
This is what your son will receive in the package:
- A Highly Rated Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera
- A Canon EFS 18-55mm Zoom Lens
- A Canon EF 75-300mm Zoom Lens
- A Canon 500mm f/8 Telephoto Preset Lens
- A Commander Flexible Spider Tripod
- A Commander Monopod
- A Sandisk Ultra 32GB SDHC Memory Card
- A Slave Flash Unit
- A High Quality Camera Shoulder Bag
- Several Filters and Other Handy Accessories
If you prefer a visual inventory, here’s a photo that shows everything that comes with this bundle:
As you can see, your son will receive pretty much everything he’ll need to successfully complete his photography class and get started on a fantastic career in photography.
Of course you can buy a camera and all the necessary accessories separately if you wish, but this bundle offers plenty of bang for your Christmas bucks!
Click here (#ad) to read more about this great deal on a Canon EOS Rebel T6 bundle at Amazon.
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Notes: The prices on Amazon change frequently so any prices and/or savings mentioned in this post might not be in effect by the time you read this.
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