Beginner’s Guide: – Semi-Automatic vs Manual Mode – Understanding Cameras

I would like to go beyond the automatic mode. Should I shoot only in manual mode though? When should I use the “Semi-automatic (priority)” modes?

Which DSRL should I buy?

Choosing a monochrome picture style (Canon).

This site is all about creating great images from a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex camera). So what should you look for if you are buying one?