I am amazed at all the great information out on the internet about learning to use the SLR camera. I recently purchased mine (Nikon D40) from Craigslist & have been having fun with it ever since. I am taking a class and have also found some great websites with good & easily understandable info. Kate @ Centsational Girl did a great job of explaining her tips & tricks when it comes to her SLR.
A few of my beginner pics with my D40:
Obviously, lots to learn but it's been fun so far. Next weeks class assignment is to photograph the alphabet in objects. That should be interesting!