This will be my first digital camera. The family have had a Cybershot around the house for a while but this will be mine, for actual photography as opposed to family holiday shots. Wanted something SLR-like, without paying big bucks. Wanted zoom and the ability to take different lenses and filters and things. I was recommended on here to look at the S1 IS. 10x zoom with image stabilisation and a great movie mode. Looking forward to it. Thanks for your help!