the nikon d5000 has a low res swivel lcd. And it will not use all nikon lenses, you need to get AF-s lenses for it to focus. And it is getting old, the t1i, and t2i are newer generation camera then the d5000 with a better AF system, and they take all eos lenses.
Super Frequent Flyer, no joke. Ex Patriot and loving it.
Canon Eos 60D, T1i/500D, Eos1, Eos 630, Olympus EPL-1, and a part time Pentax K-X shooter.