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^ Good choice!!!!! If you want video abilities for fun and a good beginner camera that shoots great pictures look at the EOS T1I. Look into saving the money in the difference and get a nice lens instead.
I went with the D5000 a few months ago because I wanted the video ability. Im happy with the video from the camera as it's easy on the eyes and I feel it looks pretty clean. HOWEVER, once I bought the camera I realized how much I was limited by only having the kit lens (18-55mm 3.5-5.6 I believe) something along those lines. I then also bought a zoom lens a 55-200mm 4.0-5.6 I think, and now I just bought a 50mm 1.8 prime lense (SUPER STOKED ON THIS LENS, GREAT LENS BY THE WAY).
After this I wanted to get flashes so I just bought one vivitar 285hv, an air cushioned stand, flash clamp and some cactus radio triggers for the flash.
So for the camera and kit lens I paid= 700
55-200 lens = 130
50mm 1.8 Lens= 50
Vivitar 285hv flash new= 83.97
Air cushioned flash stand = 75
Clamp = 15.00
Cactus Triggers off ebay = 20.00
I am going to add one more flash eventually probably getting one for Christmas. But as you can see I spent basically 1075 on a setup. To be honest, nothing out of what I bought will help me get better video. So what I am trying to say is if you dont want the video that bad and want to save money, dont get the T1i. You can get a camera and nice lenses that will take AWESOME pictures for much less.
Here are some sample videos from my D5000
(School project for my gf) http://www.vimeo.com/6919118
Skate footage day- http://www.vimeo.com/6373121
Skate footage night- http://www.vimeo.com/5571486
I would imagine since the D5000 and the T1i are competitors that the video quality would be about the same (Dont quote me on that). So there are some examples.
So basically you can save money get a nice camera and NICE lenses for less than the 7D with no video
You can get the T1i with ok/good video capabilities and about the same setup I have for about the same price
Hope this helps a little..
You end up spending a lot more on photography than you think, at least i did haha
for that price difference i wouldnt get the 7d, my opinion on dslrs that shoot video is that you shouldnt do it. think about it for that price difference you can buy a hv30 and have a camera thats made FOR video. buy a 50d and an hv30 if you wanna do both. just my 2 cents