Okay I'm hoping this is the last one of these threads from me. Based on technology and image quality which would you prefer? Im on the fence now that the T1i is close in price to the D3000 with the rebate available on it. Both seem pretty close in features and the only big differences I see are that the D3000 has a CCD sensor and the T1i has the CMOS sensor. The D3000's sensor is bigger at 23.5x15.8 and the T1i is 22.3x14.9. The T1i has a slightly faster fps and the D3000 has a few more AF points. The T1i has 15.1 MP vs the D3000 10.2 MP. And finally the T1i has HD video and the D3000 has no video. So this is where I look for your help because seeing as this will be my first DSLR they both feel about the same to me when I hold them (only held the D40, D60 as the D3000 hasn't came out yet).