So, mum let me fiddle with the camera for a hour or two before it had to go under the tree anyway I was expecting the menus to be a lot more complicated but it was all pretty self explanatory. I have a XTi btw anyway.. Is there a way I can set it to bracket when I take pictures? like 1 "right exposure" -1 stop and then +stop or something? On the top right corner of the back theres 2 buttons the one on the left I press and it says the shutter speed/aperature depending on what mode im in. Can I make it so it shows both all the time. (I know I can look through the viewfinder) What are some good post processing programs.. for a beginner.. and free. I have access to photoshop CS3 but I don't know how to use it at all Any suggestions on bags or tripods? I plan on getting the 70-200mm f/4L after I get relatively comfortable with my camera and then a 50mm prime. whats the difference between SD and CF cards? I'm pretty sure XTi uses CF, can anyone help me with this?