Nikon D5000 or D90?

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What's the difference between these two cameras and what makes the D90 more expensive?

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Aug 20, 2015
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Oct 28, 2009
advantage d5000 over d90
by: Ani

d5000 though cheaper has 1 great feature missing in the d90 and that is " timed lapse "

advantages for me of d90 over d5000 are 2
wireless flash addons , and flash braqueting .

Jul 22, 2009
Entry-Level vs. Semi-Pro
by: Digital SLR Guide

The Nikon D5000 falls into a class of cameras aimed at photographers just making the transition from point-and-shoot compacts - these are called "beginner" or "entry-level" cameras.

The Nikon D90 is more for photographers who already have a fair amount of experience working with digital SLR cameras - also called "advanced amateurs" or "prosumers".

Since this is the case, the D90 incorporates a lot of features and customization that advanced photographers look for in a camera that beginners will probably never leverage.

If you're considering the purchase of your first digital SLR, then you certainly can pick the D90 - but if you only ever use it in AUTO mode and never change any of its settings, you're spending a lot of money on features you'll never use.

The D5000 is a very capable camera in its own right, and uses the same sensor that's in the D90 - so if you're wondering about image quality between the two it's equivalent.

You can save quite a bit of money by choosing the D5000 instead of the D90, and you can put that money toward additional lenses and/or accessories.

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