By Robert Correll

Part of Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

All dSLRs share a number of common design elements. For example, the grip is always on the right side. All have an LCD monitor on the back and a viewfinder that you look through. After learning a little bit about them, you should be able to pick up any dSLR without being totally intimidated. The following illustrations of a typical consumer-level model dSLR from Canon show you the basic parts of most dSLRs.

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