Newcomer to DSLR...decided on a 50D combined with an EF 24-105 L lens.
Should be a nice combo? I think so.
Invariably I am sure I will want additional lenses too but for now this is my all purpose lens so I didn't want to cheap out.
My wife likes a camera that's "easy to use and takes good pictures out of the box" but does appreciate that the picture quality to be had from an SLR is impressive. I'm more into photography and willing to experiment.
So, the two issues are (according to my wife) size and weight (but we've had SLRs before so not as much of a big deal), and color density or saturation, she says it appears "washed out" against our other cameras (which are far cheaper to boot) and the Nikons we looked at...I want her to be comfortable with the 50D cuz I really like it but this is a sticking point.
In "P" mode I changed the white balance shift further toward A and G (A3 G3 but I might tweak it again) which better resembles the colors of our other cameras, but restricting her to just the P mode is limiting and there's so much more to the camera if she can get past this.
So...advice from the pro's?
1. Keep it simple, go the route above as a workaround?
2. Other suggestions?
We both believe in taking "the shot we want" at the moment, post is not a great option especially for something that affects all photos...we take a lot of pictures so count the hours... Is there something else I could adjust that would affect this on all camera settings rather than just "P"?