Recent Grad Student looking for new camera

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    Hey all,

    I recently started my MFA in Graphic Design @ Digital Media Arts College. I am looking to buy a DSLR, and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions between the price range of 500-1000$. I have recently been looking at the Nikon D5000... any comments?

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    Welcome to the forum!

    That's a fairly wide budget range... If you like the features of the d5000, I'd compare it very carefully with the D90.


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    Main difference between the D90 and the D5000 is the lack of a in-body motor meaning you have to buy the more expensive AF-S lenses for the D5000.

    The commander mode for the flash is ALSO missing on the D5000 as is the top display LCD.

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    This might help:

    Nikon Comparison Chart


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    The main distinction between the D90 and therefore the D5000 is that the lack of associate degree in-body motor that means you've got to shop for the dearer AF-S lenses for the D5000.


    The commander mode for the flash is additionally missing on the D5000 as is that the high show alphanumeric display.

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