I have been using a Compact for the last two and a half years (first an Olympius and then a Nikon) and nearly three weeks ago I took the plunge and bought a DSLR. It was a Nikon D40x with an 18-35mm lens and I have to say that I'm really glad I bought it. I am not a professional photographer, in fact I bought my first… » 11/27/07 3:08pm 11/27/07 3:08pm