Originally Posted by vivekk
Speaking as a DSLR 'beginner' myself, NFS, I think the kit lens will help you to become accustomed to using the camera, starting with the basics.
I'm still 'playing with the 450d & the 18-55mm kit lens. It might be a 'beginner's' lens, but it works well & lets me 'experiment':
I've been visiting Pbase
& Motley Pixel
to get an idea of lenses.
Great photo viv. What stands out is the pinsharp focus on the cat and the grass with everything behind blurring nicely.
My point and shoot is competent enough, but it won't do that.