Excerpt: bought Nikon D31OO with 18-55mm lens following as suggestion from my friend.It is really a nice DSLR where an amateur photographer like me can take wonderful photographs.Facility of guide mode is quite appreciable.Image quality is quite good.It is really a good camera for Macro,street and portraits.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization
Cons: Lag / Shutter Delay, Noisy At High ISO, Small LCD Screen
Summary: Excellent camera, fantastic photo's. Bought as an upgrade to my D40 from a few years ago. However the standard included lens has stopped auto focusing after only 6 months and not much use. Currently returned for repair/replace under warranty via a local Nikon dealer.