Its the holiday season once again, and my first DSLR is on santas list! Ive been a film shooter (EOS 5) for 2 years now and i have 3 main lenses, a fish that is useless on a digi, a short zoom, and a 50mm 1.8. I shoot alot of skateboard photography (hence the fish). Now my family is far from rich, and without saying too much ill say the budget is low. Im buying this to compliment my 35mm SLR, not to replace it. Now to the question: I have 2 choices. Canon D30 3.3mp SLR (theyre first digi) and An Original Digtal Rebel. The rebel is 350 with a 256mb card The d30 is 339 without a card. Im undecided. I dont want to make the ignorant decision of going with more MPs automaticly, ive heard horible things about the build of the rebel and ive held the XT and hated it. The D30 has a better build (so i hear) and more options manually, such as metering mode. Id like to hear from anybody who has used both and would reccomend one or the other. And how much different is the size of the XT vs. the OG rebel? Im not a soccer mom and i have fairly large hands, too big for the tiny little XT.