#3. "RE: What should he buy - a D3000 or a D5000 & which lenses" In response to In response to 0
What does he want to shoot? If he wants to shoot indoor sports or at high ISO settings, the D5000 would be a much better choice! If he will be shooting in decent light or can use flash, the D3000 should be fine. Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!