why not just get a D90 ?
ZOMGGGGGG TEH D5000 HAS FUCKING SWIVEL LCD ZOMGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!.
theres a hugeee difference between the d5000 and the d300, why such a huge jump ?
you seem to not know much because you can't really even compare the two.
d5000 is tiny and feels like it can break in the hand get a d90 you pussy