^shoulda held off. the D40 is sufficient enough for your needs as of now. D5000 isn't worth it imo.
yea ive noticed that but i really needed the video and wanted something with a better feel and better with low lighting with less noise .. and the D40 was my moms so i didn't wanna have 2 of the same SLR's in the house this is technically my first Personal DSLR..I could have picked up the D3000 for a little less but the video is what sold me past that.. Im kinda disapointed at the VR lense that came with the kit i think that if u spend 800 on something it should come with a better lense i cant even get good shots of things 6 or 7 ft away my moms D40 kit came with a zoom len's.. I would have just used my moms D40 but shes a little anal about me using her cam evryday