Originally Posted by BpPilot
Excuse my being new here but what is SLR?
At this point i might be more interested in spending a little more and going for a larger platform capable of lifting a full size camera. Bear in mind I am just starting out doing research in this area so any comments are really appreciated.
SLR stands for single lens reflex, nowadays it's called DSLR (guess what the D stands for). Don't worry, you'll be spending a "little" more money if you decide down this path.