Simplified operation and a user-friendly interface make the Pentax K100D a good choice for consumers new to the digital SLR market. The K100D makes no bones about it. This camera wants to be your first digital SLR. It boasts a lightweight, relatively compact design and interchangeable lenses, allowing greater versatility for photographers looking to enhance their potential. Pentax particularly emphasizes their sophisticated, 11-point autofocus system, which hopes to aid new users in accurately and clearly capturing their intended subject. The K100D's image stabilization is also an attractive feature for users worried about handling their new toy.